Clinical Doctorate of Physical Therapy

 

faculty

Gordon Alderink
aldering@gvsu.edu




 

Associate Professor Alderink

B.A. Biology

Hope College

Certificate in Physical Therapy
Mayo School of Health Related Sciences

M.S. Kinesiology
University of Michigan

Ph.D. Engineering
Theoretical Mechanics/Biomechanics
Michigan State University


Licensed PT, Michigan

Member
APTA, Education and Orthopedic Sections
Gait/Clinical Movement Analysis Society
American Society of Biomechanics

Research Interests
Gait, throwing & spinal biomechanics
Spinal manual therapy



  

 faculty

Barb Baker 
bakerb@gvsu.edu

 

 

Assistant Professor Baker

B.S. Biology
Furman University

M.P.T. Physical Therapy
Emory University

Ph.D. Interdisciplinary Health Sciences
Western Michigan University


Neuro Developmental Training

Neurologic Certified Specialist (NCS)

Licensed PT, Michigan

Member
APTA, Neurology Section

Research Interests
Vestibular disorders
Balance
Multiple Sclerosis



 

Meri Goehring
goehrinm@gvsu.edu

Assistant Professor Goehring

 
  B.S. Physical Therapy
Wichita State University
 
M.H.S. Health Science
Wichita State University
 
Ph.D., Allied Health
Nova Southeastern University
 
Board Certified Geriatric Clinical Specialist
American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties
2000, re-certified 2009
 
Licensed PT, Michigan
 
Member
APTA, Geriatric and Acute Care Sections
American Geriatric Society
Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy
 
Research Interests
Geriatrics, orthopedics
 
 
 

 faculty

Mary Green
greenm@gvsu.edu

 

 

Assistant Professor Green 

B.A. Biology
LeMoyne College

M.S. Physical Therapy
Arcadia University

J.D.
Michigan State University
College of Law

Licensed PT, Michigan

Member
APTA, Neurology & Health Policy Sections

Research Interests
Neurologic physical therapy
Medical/legal issues
 

faculty

Cathy Harro
h
arroc@gvsu.edu

 

 

Assistant Professor Harro

B.S. Physical Therapy 
University of Illinois

M.S. Neurologic Physical Therapy 
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill

Neurologic Clinical Specialist (NCS)

Licensed PT, Michigan


Member
APTA, Education & Neurology Sections
West Michigan Brain Injury Association

Research Interests
Evidence based evaluation & interventions for balance & gait in clients with neurologic diagnoses



 

faculty

Barb Hoogenboom 
hoogenbb@gvsu.edu

Associate Professor Hoogenboom

B.S.
Calvin College

Certificate in Physical Therapy
Cleveland State University

 
M.H.S.
Grand Valley State University

Ed.D. Educational Leadership
Eastern Michigan University

Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC), Licensed Athletic Trainer
State of Michigan

Sports Clinical Specialist (SCS)

Licensed PT, Michigan

Member
APTA, Sports Section
American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine

Research Interests
Female athlete triad
Female athlete nutrition
ACL injury prevention in female athletes
Neuromuscular training & intervention
Functional movement

 

Lisa Kenyon
kenyonli@gvsu.edu

Assistant Professor Kenyon

B.S. Physical Therapy
University of Vermont
 
M.H.S. Masters of Health Sciences
University of Indianapolis
 
Ph.D. Physical Therapy
Nova Southeastern University
 
Pediatric Clinical Specialist (PCS)
 
Licensed PT, Michigan
 
Member
APTA, Pediatric & Education Sections
Pediatric Specialty Council
American Academy of Cerebral Palsy & Developmental Medicine
 
Research Interests
Pediatrics
Physical Therapist Education
 
 

Faculty

Bonni Kinne
kinneb@gvsu.edu

Assistant Professor Kinne
Academic Coordinator of Clinical Education
 
B.S. Biomedical Sciences
Western Michigan University
 
M.A. Exercise Science
Western Michigan University
 
M.S. Physical Therapy
Grand Valley State University
 
APTA, Basic & Advanced Credentialed Clinical Instructor
 
Nationally Certified in Vestibular Rehabilitation
 
Licensed PT, Michigan
 
Member
APTA, Education Section
APTA Clinical Education Special Interest Group
Vestibular Disorders Association
 
Research Interests
Vestibular Rehabilitation
Clinical Education

 

 

Mary Lomonaco-Harig
lomonacm@gvsu.edu

 

 
Assistant Professor Lomonaco-Harig

B.S. and Certificate in Physical Therapy
Northwestern University


M.H.S.
Grand Valley State University

Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS)
American Board of Physical Therapy Specialists
 
Certificate 
Advanced Manual Certification through North American Institute of Manual Therapy - COMT
 
Licensed PT, Michigan
 
Member 
APTA, Orthopedic Section
 
Research Interests:
Orthopedic & Manual Therapy 
 

 

 faculty

Karen Ozga
ozgak@gvsu.edu

 

 

Assistant Professor Ozga
Director of Clinical Education

B.S. Physical Therapy 
Wayne State University
 
M.M.Sc. - Physical Therapy in Neurological practice
Emory University

Basic & Advanced APTA Credential Clinical Instructor

APTA Credentialed CCIP Trainer

Licensed PT, Michigan

Member
APTA, Education & Geriatric Sections
APTA Clinical Education Special Interest Group

Research Interests
Clinical education
Professional development
Geriatrics

 

 

faculty 

John M. Ritch 
ritchj@gvsu.edu

 

 
 
Assistant Professor Ritch - Retired

B.S. Physical Therapy 
State University of New York at Buffalo

M.S. Community Health and Health Education 
City University of New York

Licensed PT, Michigan

Founder and President
Cambridge Health, LLC

Fellow
American College of Healthcare Executives 

Member
APTA, Education, Health Policy & Administration Sections
Association of University Programs in Health Administration

Research Interests
Management
Health Promotion & Wellness

 

Jon Rose
rosej1@gvsu.edu

Assistant Professor Rose
 
B.A. English Literature
Boston University
 
M.S. Exercise Science
Eastern Illinois University
 
Certificate of Physical Therapy
Ohio State University
 
Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC)
 
Licensed Athletic Trainer
 
Sports Clinical Specialist (SCS)
 
Licensed PT, Michigan
 
Member
APTA, Orthopedics, Sports & Educational Sections
 
Research Interests
Orthopedics and Sports Medicine 
 

 

Shoemaker 2010

Michael J. Shoemaker
shoemami@gvsu.edu

 

Assistant Professor Shoemaker

B.S. Physical Education/Exercise Science
Calvin College

D.P.T.
Slippery Rock University

Ph.D. Interdisciplinary Health Sciences
Western Michigan University

Geriatric Certified Specialist (GCS)

Licensed PT, Michigan

Vice-President, Michigan Physical Therapy Association

Member
APTA, Geriatric, Cardiopulmonary & Education Sections

Research interests
Cardiopulmonary rehabilitation, health policy
Simulation in health professional education

 
 

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Corey Sobeck
 sobeckc@gvsu.edu

Assistant Professor Sobeck

B.S. Health Sciences
Grand Valley State University

M.S. Physical Therapy
Grand Valley State University


D.Sc. Physical Therapy
Oakland University
 
 
Graduate Certificate - Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy
Oakland University
 
Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS)
American Board of Physical Therapy Specialists
 
Licensed PT, Michigan
 
Member 
APTA, Orthopedic  & Education Sections
American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists  
 
Research Interests:
Reliability and Validity of Orthopedic & Manual Therapy Assessment Techniques
Manual Therapy Intervention Outcomes
Effectiveness of Specific Training Exercises

 

 

John Stevenson
stevensj@gvsu.edu

Professor Stevenson
 
B.A. – English History & Literature
Vassar College
 
M.S. – Physical Education
Pennsylvania State University
 
Ph.D. – Human Performance (Biomechanics)
Indiana University
 
MS.P.T. – Physical Therapy
Central Michigan University
 
Licensed PT, Michigan
 
Certified Ergonomics Associate, Board of Certification in Professional Ergonomics
 
Member
APTA, Orthopedic Section
APTA Orthopedics Section – Occupational Health Special Interest Group
APTA Task Force on Safe Patient Handling & Movement
Human Factors & Ergonomics Society
Editorial Board, Annual Review of Golf Coaching
 
Research Interests
Safe Patient Handling & Movement
Occupational Health & Work Injury Prevention
Ergonomics
Sport Science (psychology and biomechanics)
 
 
 

stickler

Laurie Stickler
sticklel@gvsu.edu

 

 

Assistant Professor Stickler 

B.S. Health Sciences

Grand Valley State University

M.S. Physical Therapy
Grand Valley State University


D.H.S Physical Therapy
University of Indianapolis

Orthopedic Certified Specialist (OCS)

Licensed PT, Michigan

Member
APTA, Orthopedic & Education Sections

Research Interests
Physical therapist education
Movement/strength analysis
Female athlete triad

 

Dan

Dan Vaughn
vaughnd@gvsu.edu

Professor Vaughn
 
B.S. Physical Therapy
East Carolina University

M.S. Orthopedic Manual Therapy 
Ola Grimsby Institute

Ph.D. Exercise Physiology
Michigan State University

Certificates 
Levels I and II of Manual Therapy

Licensed PT, Michigan

Fellow
American Academy of Ortho. Manual Physical Therapists


Member
APTA

Research Interests
Efficacy of manual therapy interventions
Influence of therapeutic exercise on spinal posture

 

 

 

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