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Associate Chair, HS Clinical Services
Assistant Director for Professional Education
Co-Director of Clinical Education

Division of Physical Therapy
Department of Health Sciences
3046 Bondurant Hall, CB# 7135
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7135
Office: (919)843-5723 Fax: (919)966-3678

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  • DPT, Physical Therapy, Arizona School of Health Sciences, 2004
  • MS, Human Movement Science, The University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, 2000
  • BS, Physical Therapy, Northern Illinois University, 1989


  • PHYT 720, Introduction to Physical Therapy Intervention
  • Clinical Education Seminars
    • PHYT 760, Clinical Education Seminar I
    • PHYT 765, Clinical Education Seminar II/III
    • PHYT 769, Clinical Education Seminar IV
  • Clinical Education Practica
    • PHYT 761, Clinical Practicum I
    • PHYT 764, Clinical Practicum II
    • PHYT 768, Clinical Practicum III
    • PHYT 770, Clinical Practicum IV


  • Fellow of the Academy of Educators, School of Medicine, UNC-Chapel Hill, 2018

Professional Societies

  • American Physical Therapy Association
    • Section Memberships: Education, Orthopedics, and Health Policy and Administration
  • North Carolina Physical Therapy Association
  • Carolinas Clinical Education Consortium


  • Please see this PubMed Link for peer review publications