Ashlee Baltich is an alumna of Pacific's PT program and served as an adjunct faculty member before taking a a full-time position. She has a professional background in orthopedic, pelvic health and acute care physical therapy.
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.
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!
Michele Catena is a physical therapist and researcher. She received her DPT from Rutgers University (formerly UMDNJ) in Newark, NJ and has practiced in school-based, acute care, and natural environment settings. Dr. Catena received her PhD from Oregon State University in Kinesiology with the Adapted Physical Activity option. Her research interests include caregiver education interventions, health behavior change theory, exploring the relationship between self-directed mobility and development in young children with and without disabilities, and the intersection of disability and assistive technology.
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.
Dr. Corvus is a physical therapist and certified geriatric clinical specialist with a PhD in Education and Leadership. Her teaching, learning, research, and advocacy is seated at the intersection of health and education, and is driven by increasing equity and diversity in systems.
Tabitha Galindo is a Board-Certified Neurologic Clinical Specialist. Her clinical background is in community-based outpatient neurologic rehabilitation. Other areas of interest include professional advocacy and neuroeducation strategies for learning among graduate students.
Derek Gerber is a board certified orthopedic physical therapist. He received his Physical Therapy degree from the U.S. Army - Baylor University Physical Therapy program. He is a U.S. Army Veteran and a past president of APTA Idaho.
Dr. Kume is a board certified specialist in geriatric physical therapy. She is an alum of the Parkinsons Foundation PT training program (2022) and a graduate of the APTA Education Leadership Fellowship (Class 2022). Dr. Kume is also a PhD-trained physiologist who completed her postdoctoral fellowships in the Neurosurgery dept. of NYU Medical Center. Her clinical and research interests are in the areas of geriatric physical therapy, Parkinson’s disease, and PT education. She is an active member of the APTA.
Evan Liu is a Board Certified Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist and Sports Clinical Specialist. He completed his orthopedic manual physical therapy fellowship at Regis University and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists. He is an active member of the APTA, APTA-Oregon, and AAOMPT.
Joe Oelfke is a Certified Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist. He is an alumni of Pacific's PT program and served as an adjunct faculty member before taking a full-time position. He has a professional background in orthopedic and sports physical therapy, as well as Clinical Education.
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.
Pei-Tzu “Eliza” Wu completed her post-doctoral training at the University of California, Los Angeles. Her research interest includes acute care rehabilitation and cardiovascular risk factors. She is an active member of APTA.