Physical Therapy Faculty & Staff

Updated 10/11/19.

Assistant Professor
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Erin Bompiani is a Board-Certified Pediatric Clinical Specialist and active member of the Academy of Pediatric Physical Therapy. Her areas of interest include evaluation and treatment of cerebral palsy, therapy in the natural environment, knowledge translation, and advocacy.

Assistant Professor
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Michael Bridges has a professional background in mechanical engineering and his interests include mechanics, product development, and supporting student professional development.  He also provides physical therapy services to Oregon vineyard workers and their families as part of ¡Salud!

Assistant Professor
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Tzurei Chen a Board-Certified Geriatric Clinical Specialist.  She completed fellowship training through the American Society of Safety Engineers Foundation at the Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety.

Director & Professor, School of Physical Therapy & Athletic Training
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Kevin Chui is a Board-Certified Geriatric Clinical Specialist and Orthopedic Clinical Specialist. He is an active member of the Academy of Geriatric Physical Therapy.

Professor
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Katie Farrell's areas of interest include aging, balance and falls, and dementia.  She is a Certified Exercise Expert for Aging Adults.

Associate Professor & Director of Clinical Education
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Jeremy Hilliard's areas of interest include supporting student professional development and involvement, professional advocacy, and orthopedic physical therapy. He is also an active member of the Oregon Physical Therapy Association and serves on the Board of Directors.

Administrative Coordinator of Clinical Education & Manager of Clinical Practice
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Alice Hochnadel-Johnson is the Administrative Coordinator of Clinical Education & Manager of Clinical Practice for the Physical Therapy Program.

Professor
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Erin E. Jobst's interests and teaching responsibilities include physiology, pharmacology, and pathophysiology, especially obesity and diabetes. She is Senior Editor of the Physical Therapy Case Files book series and is co-author of Pharmacology for the Physical Therapist. ​

Manager of Budget & Administrative Services
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Emma Kyle-Milward is the Manager of Budget & Administrative Services for the School of Physical Therapy & Athletic Training.

Assistant Professor
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Kimberly Malin is a Board-Certified Neurologic Clinical Specialist. She has an extensive clinical background in acute care and neurologic rehabilitation. 

Professor
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Robert Nee has expertise in orthopedic physical therapy and has published extensively on neurodynamics.  He serves on the International Advisory Board for Musculoskeletal Science & Practice.

Associate Professor
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Rebecca Reisch is a Board-Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist and Women's Health Clinical Specialist. She is an active member of the Academy of Pelvic Health Physical Therapy.  

Professor
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Sheryl Sanders is an anatomist who teaches for the Physical Therapy and Physician Assistant Programs.  She also manages the Human Anatomy Lab.

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Assistant Professor & Associate Director of Clinical Education
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Brian J. Wilkinson is a Board-Certified Certified Hand Specialist and Lymphatic Therapist. He is also an active member of the Oregon Physical Therapy Association and serves as the editor of the Oregon Log.

 

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Assistant Professor & Associate Director of Clinical Education
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Stacy Wong is a Board-Certified Pediatric Clinical Specialist. She has extensive international experience providing physical therapy to underserved populations while instructing and mentoring students. 

Office Assistant
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Colleen Yamamoto is the office assistant for the Physical Therapy program. 

Distinguished University Professor, Professor Emerita

Daiva Banaitis studies adult neurology, stroke rehabilitation, massage, and higher education.

Professor Emeritus

Kenneth W. Bush's interests include physical agents, orthopedic evaluation, statistics, and interactive multimedia.

Professor Emerita

Nancy A. Cicirello's interest areas include pediatrics, disability studies, international cross-cultural service, early intervention, special education, and adult neurology.

Professor Emerita

Laurie Lundy-Ekman studies pain physiology, stroke rehabilitation and diagnosis of dizziness.

Distinguished University Professor, Professor Emeritus

John M. Medeiros studies the kinesiology of the musculoskeletal system and objective measurement of musculoskeletal function.

Richard Rutt
Professor Emeritus

Richard Rutt's interest areas include sports physical therapy, injury prevention, and wellness and health promotion.