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Rehabilitation Faculty/Staff Directory

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Jeromy Alt, MS

Assistant Professor

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Title:

Assistant Professor- Clinical Education Coordinator Athletic Training

Education/Credentials:
  • Master of Science: West Virginia University
  • Bachelor of Science: Eastern Illinois University

Contact Information:
  • College of Allied Health Sciences
  • 271 French Hall East
  • 3202 Eden Avenue
  • Cincinnati, Ohio 45267
  • Mail Location: 0394
  • Office: 513-558-3725
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Pierce Boyne, PT, DPT, NCS

Assistant Professor

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Title:

Research Assistant Professor

Education/Credentials:
  • Doctoral Degree: University of Cincinnati
  • Bachelor's Degree: University of Cincinnati

Board Certifications & Licenses:
  • Physical Therapist Ohio OT/PT/AT Board, 2010
  • Neurologic Clinical Specialist American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties, 2013

Contact Information:
  • French East Building - Rm 272
  • 3202 Eden Avenue
  • PO Box 670394
  • Cincinnati, Ohio 45267
  • Mail Location: 0394
  • Office: 513-558-7477
  • Fax: 513-558-7474
  • Email: pierce.boyne@uc.edu
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Daniel Carl, PhD

Associate Professor

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Title:

Associate Professor - Clinical Program Director Health Sciences

Education/Credentials:
  • Doctoral Degree: University of Toledo
  • Master's Degree: Miami University
  • Bachelor's Degree: Western Michigan University

Contact Information:
  • French East
  • 3202 Eden Ave
  • PO Box 670394
  • Cincinnati, Ohio 45267
  • Mail Location: 0394
  • Office: 513-558-7479
  • Email: daniel.carl@uc.edu
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Kari Dunning, PT, PhD

Associate Professor

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Title:

Assistant Professor of Clinical

Education/Credentials:
  • Doctoral Degree: University of Cincinnati
  • Master's Degree: University of Cincinnati
  • Bachelor's Degree: University of Wisconsin - Madison

Board Certifications & Licenses:
  • License Physical Therapist (PT) Ohio OTPTAT Board, BAD DATE

Contact Information:
  • French East Building 307A
  • 3202 Eden Ave
  • PO Box 670394
  • Cincinnati , Ohio 45267-0394
  • Mail Location: 0394
  • Office: 513-558-7483
  • Fax: 513-558-7474
  • Email: kari.dunning@uc.edu
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Chalee Engelhard

Associate Dean Academics

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Title:

Assoc Dean - Academic Affairs Asst Professor Clin; Director of Clinical Education - Physical Therapy

Education/Credentials:
  • Bachelor's Degree: University of Kentucky
  • Master's Degree: Thomas More College
  • EdD: University of Cincinnati

Board Certifications & Licenses:
  • Physical Therapist Ohio Occupational Theray, Physical Therapy, and Athletic Trainers Board, BAD DATE, 2006 - present License 011614
  • Physical Therapist Kentucky Physical Therapy Board, BAD DATE, 1997 to present License 3020
  • Physical Therapist Texas Physical Therapy Board of Examiners, BAD DATE, 1990-1997

Contact Information:
  • Hastings L. & William A. French Building Rm 314
  • 3202 Eden Ave
  • PO Box 670394
  • Cincinnati, Ohio 45267-0394
  • Mail Location: 0394
  • Office: 513-558-7481
  • Fax: 513-558-7474
  • Email: engelhcr@ucmail.uc.edu
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Rachel Gleason, PT, MS, DPT

Visiting Professor

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Title:

Visiting Assistant Professor

Education/Credentials:
  • PT: University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
  • MS: The Ohio State University
  • DPT: Arcadia University

Contact Information:
  • French East Building - Rm 266
  • 3202 Eden Ave.
  • Cincinnati, Ohio 45267
  • Mail Location: 0394
  • Office: 513-558-8512
  • Email: rachel.gleason@uc.edu
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Thomas Herrmann, EdD

Associate Professor

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Title:

Associate Professor of Clinical, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences

Education/Credentials:
  • Bachelor's Degree: University of Cincinnati
  • Associate Degree: University of Cincinnati
  • EdD Curriculum and Instruction: University of Cincinnati
  • Master's Degree: Eastern Kentucky University
  • Bachelor's Degree : University of Cincinnati

Board Certifications & Licenses:
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) National Strength and Conditioning Association, 2006
  • Licensed Physical Therapist (PT) Ohio OTPTAT Board, 1997
  • Licensed Athletic Trainer (AT) Ohio OTPTAT Board, 1991
  • Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC) National Athletic Trainer's Association, 1978

Contact Information:
  • French East Building
  • Room 260
  • 3202 Eden Ave
  • Cincinnati, Ohio 45267-0394
  • Mail Location: 0394
  • Office: (513)558-7427
  • Fax: (513)558-7474
  • Email: thomas.herrmann@uc.edu
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Kelly Kennedy, OTD, OTR/L

Assistant Professor

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Title:

Assistant Professor

Education/Credentials:
  • Doctorate: Chatham University
  • Master's of Science: University of Southern Indiana
  • Bachelor's of Science: University of Southern Indiana

Contact Information:
  • 250 French East
  • 3202 Eden Avenue
  • Cincinnati, Ohio 670394
  • Mail Location: 0250
  • Office: 513-558-6303
  • Email: Kelly.Kennedy@uc.edu
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Susan Kotowski, PhD

Assistant Professor

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Title:

Assistant Professor - Clinical

Education/Credentials:
  • PhD: University of Cincinnati
  • Master of Science: University of Cincinnati
  • Master of Science: University of Cincinnati
  • Bachelor of Science: University of Dayton, College of Engineering

Board Certifications & Licenses:
  • CPE Board of Certification in Professional Ergonomics, BAD DATE, Certified Professional Ergonomist

Contact Information:
  • 270 French East
  • 3202 Eden Ave.
  • Cincinnati, Ohio 45267-0394
  • Mail Location: 0394
  • Office: 513-558-0353
  • Email: susan.kotowski@uc.edu
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Kathleen Kramer, MSC, OTR/L, BBA

Instructor

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Title:

Education/Credentials:
  • Bachelor of Business Administration: University of Cincinnati
  • Masters of Science: University of Illinois-Chicago

Board Certifications & Licenses:
  • Occupational Therapist Ohio Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy and Athletic Trainers Board, 08-2012, Licensed Occupational Therapist
  • Occupational Therapist Illinois Department of Professional Regulation, 10-2007, Occupational Therapist Licensed
  • Occupational Therapist Registered National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, 10-2007, Occupational Therapist

Contact Information:
  • University of Cincinnati College of Allied Health Sciences
  • Room 271 - French East
  • PO Box 670394
  • Cincinnati, Ohio 45267-0394
  • Mail Location: 0394
  • Office: 513 -558-7477
  • Email: kramerkn@uc.edu
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Rebecca Leugers, MS, PT

Assistant Professor

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Title:

Assistant Professor

Education/Credentials:
  • MS: The Ohio State University
  • BS: The Ohio State University

Contact Information:
  • French East Building Rm 307C
  • 3202 Eden Ave
  • PO Box 670394
  • Cincinnati, Ohio 45267-0394
  • Mail Location: 0394
  • Office: 513-558-7480
  • Fax: 513-558-7474
  • Email: leugerrc@ucmail.uc.edu
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Lizanne (Elizabeth) Mulligan, PT, PhD

Program Director

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Title:

PT Program Director, Professor

Education/Credentials:
  • Bachelor of Science: St. Louis University
  • Doctor of Philosophy: University of Cincinnati

Board Certifications & Licenses:
  • Licensed Physical Therapist Ohio OTPTAT Board, BAD DATE, 1979 to Present
  • Licensed Physical Therapist State of Missouri, BAD DATE, 1979 to Present (Inactive status)
  • Pediatric Certified Specialist American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties, 04-1997, Valid for 10 Years

Contact Information:
  • French East Building Rm 307C
  • 3202 Eden Ave
  • PO Box 670394
  • Cincinnati, Ohio 45267-0394
  • Mail Location: 0394
  • Office: 513-558-7482
  • Fax: 513-558-7474
  • Email: mulligea@ucmail.uc.edu
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Thomas Palmer

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Title:

Assistant Professor <br> Athletic Training

Education/Credentials:
  • Doctor of Philosophy: The University of Kentucky
  • Master of Science : Old Dominion University
  • Bachelor of Science : State University of New York

Board Certifications & Licenses:
  • Board Certified Athletic Trainer ATC. Certification , BAD DATE, ATC. Certification 029402549. 1992 - present
  • ACI/CI-Educator Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training, BAD DATE, 2000 - present
  • Site Visitor Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training, BAD DATE
  • Certification 965560 National Strength & Conditioning Association, CSCS, BAD DATE
  • semirigid, soft/hard foot orthotics Orthotecnology Fabrication, BAD DATE
  • Kinesio-Tape Specialist (1 & 2) National Kinesio-Tape Federation, BAD DATE
  • Professional Rescue/CPR American Red Cross Instructor, BAD DATE
  • Physical Education K-12 National Teaching Certification, BAD DATE

Contact Information:
  • Mail Location: 0394
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Robert Ragusa, PT PhD

Adj. Professor

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Title:

Professor-Adjunct

Education/Credentials:
  • PhD: University of Kentucky
  • Master of Arts: The Ohio State University
  • Bachelor of Science:

Board Certifications & Licenses:
  • Board Certified Orthopedic Physical Therapy APTA, BAD DATE

Contact Information:
  • Mail Location: 0394
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Rebecca Rebitski, MEd, PT

Assistant Professor

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Title:

Assistant Professor

Education/Credentials:
  • Bachelor of Science: Ohio State University
  • Master of Education: University of Cincinnati

Board Certifications & Licenses:
  • Licensed Physical Therapist Kentucky Board of Physical Therapy, BAD DATE
  • Licensed Physical Therapist Ohio OTATPT Board, BAD DATE

Contact Information:
  • French East Building, Rm 268
  • 3202 Eden Ave, ML 0394
  • PO Box 670394
  • Cincinnati, Ohio 45267
  • Mail Location: 0394
  • Office: 513-558-0564
  • Fax: 513-558-7474
  • Email: rebecca.rebitski@uc.edu
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Rose Smith, DPT, MEd, PT, SCS, ATC

Professor

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Title:

Professor of Clinical

Board Certifications & Licenses:
  • Licensed Athletic Trainer Ohio OTPTAT Board, BAD DATE
  • Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Sports Physical Therapy BAD DATE
  • Licensed Physical Therapist Ohio OTPTAT Board, BAD DATE

Contact Information:
  • French East Building, Rm 307D
  • 3202 Eden Ave ML 0394
  • PO Box 670394
  • Cincinnati, Ohio 45267
  • Mail Location: 0394
  • Office: 513-558-7484
  • Fax: 513-558-7474
  • Email: smithrl@ucmail.uc.edu
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Steven Wheeler, Ph.D., OTR/L

Program Director

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Title:

Program Director, Occupational Therapy

Education/Credentials:
  • Bachelor of Arts: Psychology: Carleton University
  • Bachelor of Science: Occupational Therapy: University of Western Ontario
  • Master of Education: Applied Psychology: University of Toronto
  • Doctor of Philosophy: Health Related Sciences (OT): Virginia Commonwealth University

Board Certifications & Licenses:
  • Licensed Occupational Therapist Ohio Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Athletic Trainers (OTPTAT) Board, BAD DATE, Active
  • Licensed Occupational Therapist West Virginia Board of Occupational Therapy (WVBOT), BAD DATE, Active
  • Licensed Occupational Therapist Kentucky Board of Licensure for Occupational Therapy ( KBLOT) , BAD DATE, Active
  • National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, 1997, to Present
  • BIA USA – Certified Brain Injury Specialist, 2011, to Present

Contact Information:
  • 250 French East Building
  • 3202 Eden Avenue
  • Cincinnati, Ohio 45267
  • Mail Location: 0394
  • Email: steven.wheeler@uc.edu
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Dexter Witt, DPT

Associate Professor

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Title:

Associate Professor

Education/Credentials:
  • BS: University of Cincinnati
  • BS: University of Central Arkansas
  • MHS: University of Indianapolis
  • DPT: University of Central Arkansas
  • DHS: University of Indianapolis

Board Certifications & Licenses:
  • Licenses Physical Therapist Ohio OTPTAT Board, BAD DATE
  • Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopedic Physical Therapy (OCS) American Board of Physical Therapy Specialities (ABPTS), BAD DATE
  • Recognized Fellow American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Therapy, BAD DATE
  • Recognized Cancer Exercise Specialist Rocky Mountain Cancer Rehabilitation Institute, BAD DATE
  • Certified in Neuro-Developmental Treatment of Adult Hemiplegia Neuro-Developmental Treatment Association, BAD DATE
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), BAD DATE

Contact Information:
  • French East Building, Rm 309C
  • 3202 Eden Ave
  • PO Box 670394
  • Cincinnati, Ohio 45267-0394
  • Mail Location: 0394
  • Office: 513-558-7476
  • Fax: 513-558-7474
  • Email: wittdw@ucmail.uc.edu

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Ashley Sandburg

Program Coordinator

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Title:

Program Coordinator - Rehabilitation Sciences

Education/Credentials:
  • Bachelor's Degree: University of Cincinnati

Contact Information:
  • CAHS Department of Rehabilitation Sciences
  • PO Box 670394
  • Cincinnati, Ohio 45267-0394
  • Mail Location: 0394
  • Office: 513-558-7477
  • Email: ashley.sandburg@uc.edu

Nutrition Faculty/Staff Directory

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Sarah Couch, PhD

Professor

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Title:

Professor

Education/Credentials:
  • Bachelor's Degree: Bowdoin College
  • Master's Degree: University of Connecticut
  • Doctoral Degree: University of Connecticut

Contact Information:
  • Department of Nutritional Sciences/College of Allied Health
  • 3202 Eden Avenue
  • Cincinnati, Ohio 45267-0394
  • Mail Location: 0394
  • Office: 513-558-7504
  • Fax: 513-558-7500
  • Email: sarah.couch@uc.edu
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Seung-Yeon Lee, PhD

Associate Professor

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Title:

Associate Professor

Education/Credentials:
  • Doctoral Degree: Michigan State University
  • Master's Degree: Sookmyung Women's University
  • Bachelor's Degree: Sookmyung Women's University

Contact Information:
  • University of Cincinnati
  • 355 French East Building
  • 3202 Eden Avenue
  • Cincinnati, Ohio 45267
  • Mail Location: 0394
  • Office: 513-558-7508
  • Fax: 513-558-7500
  • Email: seung-yeon.lee@uc.edu
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Lindsey Mayes, MS, RD, LD

Instructor

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Title:

Instructor of Clinical

Education/Credentials:
  • Bachelor's Degree: University of Kentucky
  • Master's Degree: University of Kentucky
  • PhD in progress: University of Cincinnati

Board Certifications & Licenses:
  • Registered Dietitian Commission on Dietetic Registration, 2013
  • Licensed Dietitian Ohio Board of Dietetics, 2014
  • Licensed Dietitian Kentucky Board of Dietetics, 2013

Contact Information:
  • French Building East
  • Room 363C
  • 3202 Eden Avenue
  • Cincinnati, Ohio 45267-0394
  • Mail Location: 0394
  • Office: 513-558-7506
  • Fax: 513-558-7500
  • Email: mayesly@ucmail.uc.edu
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Audrey Miller, MS RDN LD

Instructor

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Title:

Instructor

Education/Credentials:
  • Master's Degree: University of Cincinnati

Board Certifications & Licenses:
  • Licensed Dietitian State of Ohio, BAD DATE

Contact Information:
  • College of Allied Health Sciences - French East
  • Room 338
  • 3202 Eden Avenue PO Box 670394
  • Cincinnati, Ohio 45267
  • Mail Location: 0394
  • Office: 513-558-7513
  • Fax: 513-558-7500
  • Email: millerak@uc.edu
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Abigail Peairs, PhD

Assistant Professor

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Title:

Assistant Professor

Education/Credentials:
  • Doctoral degree: Virginia Tech
  • Bachelor's Degree: Mary Washington College

Contact Information:
  • Hastings L. & William A. French Building
  • Room 366
  • 3202 Eden Avenue
  • Cincinnati, Ohio 45267
  • Mail Location: 0394
  • Office: 513-558-7034
  • Fax: 513-558-7500
  • Email: abigail.peairs@uc.edu
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Emily Van Walleghen, PhD, RD

Assistant Professor

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Title:

Clinical Assistant Professor

Education/Credentials:
  • Doctoral Degree: Virgina Tech
  • Master's Degree: University of Arizona
  • Bachelor's Degree: University of Illinois

Board Certifications & Licenses:
  • Food Safety Certification in the Workplace University of Tennessee, 2010
  • ServSafe Food Production Manager Certification 2012

Contact Information:
  • Hastings L. & William A. French Building
  • 3202 Eden Avenue
  • Cincinnati, Ohio 45267
  • Mail Location: 0394
  • Office: 513-558-2024
  • Email: emily.vanwalleghen@uc.edu

Staff

Contact Us

Department of Rehabilitation, Exercise, and Nutrition Sciences
3202 Eden Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45267-0394
rensdepartment@uc.edu

For Nutrition Science Programs:
Kimberly Maco, MS
Phone: 513-558-7503
Email: ​nutrition@ucmail.uc.edu

​For Athletic Training, DPT, MOT, and Health Sciences Programs:
Ashley Sandburg
Phone: 513-558-7477
Email: rehabsci@ucmail.uc.edu

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