Faculty and Staff

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Faculty and Staff

Bios are available for the following faculty and staff members of the School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences. Please click on one of the links below to view the bio of the faculty or staff member.

Director

William S. Quillen, PT, DPT, PhD, FACSM
Associate Dean, USF Health Morsani College of Medicine
Professor & Director, School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences

Leadership Team

Aimee B. Klein, PT, DPT, DSc
Coordinator of Post-Professional Residency Education
Associate Professor
Gina Maria Musolino, PT, MSEd, EdD
Coordinator of Clinical Education
Associate Professor
John Mayer, DC, PhD
Coordinator of Research
Associate Professor
Lincoln College Endowed Chair in Biomechanical & Chiropractic Research
Laura Lee (Dolly) Swisher, PT, MDiv, PhD
Coordinator of Professional Education
Professor
Assistant Dean, USF Morsani College of Medicine
Kevin Murdoch, PT, DPT, MS, OCS
Coordinator of USF Physical Therapy Center
Assistant Clinical Professor
 

Core Faculty

Steven Ambler, PT, DPT, OCS
Assistant Clinical Professor
Seok Hun Kim, PT, PhD
Assistant Professor
Peter J. Canarela, PT, DPT
Instructor
Matthew Lazinski, PT, DPT, OCS
Assistant Clinical Professor
Rebecca A. Edgeworth, PT, DPT
Instructor
Kendall L Lynch, PT, DPT
Instructor
Douglas Haladay, PT, DPT, PhD, OCS, CSCS
Assistant Professor
Rose Pignataro, PT, DPT, PhD
Assistant Professor
Heather Hartsell, PT, PhD, MDiv
Associate Professor
Jeannie Stephenson, PT, MS, NCS
Instructor
Megan M. Heintz, PT, DPT, OCS
Assistant Clinical Professor
Naoki Tajiri, PT, PhD
Assistant Professor
M. Jason Highsmith, PT, DPT, PhD, CP, FAAOP
Assistant Professor
Patricia Teran-Yengle, PT, PhD
Assistant Professor
Jill Kester, PT, DPT, MPH
Instructor
Kyle Watterson, PT, DPT, OCS, SCS, ATC, CSCS
Assistant Clinical Professor

Transitional (tDPT) Faculty

Joseph PH Black, PhD Jody S. Gandy, PT, DPT, PhD
William Boissonnault, PT, DPT, DHSc, FAAOMPT, FAPTA Andrew Guccione, PT, PhD, FAPTA
Charles D. Ciccone, PT, PhD, FAPTA Laurita M. Hack, PT, DPT, MBA, PhD, FAPTA
Jonathan M. Cooperman, PT, DPT, JD, MS-PT Donald J. Hobart, PhD
Jason Craig, M.C.S.P, D.Phil Stephen M. Levine, PT, DPT, MSHA
Carl DeRosa, PT, PhD, DPT, FAPTA Lynn McKinnis, PT, OCS
Cathy S. Elrod, PT, PhD Karen Mueller, PT, PhD
Helene M. Fearon, PT Ronald Scott, PT, EdD, JD, MS-PT, MS-Law
Tim Fearon, PT, DPT, FAAOMOT Steven H. Tepper, PT, PhD
Jennifer Gamboa, PT, DPT, OCS Rita Wong, EdD, PT

Joint Appointment and Volunteer Faculty

Orhan Arslan, DVM, PhD Jason T. Kahle, CPO, FAAOP
Stephanie L. Carey, PhD Elaine Thompson, PT, PhD
Summer Decker, PhD Stanley Nazian, Ph.D.
John Childs, PT, PhD, MBA Lynn Wecker, Ph.D.
Derek Lura, PhD Susan Welsh, DC, DACBSP

Staff

Lynne Bolt Hansen, MSW
Senior Faculty Administrator
Stephanie Peters, MA
Faculty Administrator
Michele Hicks
Center Front Desk Coordinator
Cindy Ippolito
Coordinator, USF-UWF DPT Educational Partnership at the University of West Florida, Pensacola, Florida
Matt Smith
Academic Program Specialist
Jennifer Libous, MS
Clinical Research Administrator
Katee Bryant
Center Front Desk Patient Service Representative
Nancy Emineth, MBA
Fiscal & Business Analyst
Rebecca Miro, MBA
Unit Research Administrator
Olga Atehortua
Administrative Specialist
Samantha Lovari
Administrative Assistant
Victoria Barr
Faculty Administrator