• S. University of South Alabama
  • MEd University of South Alabama
  • DPT University of Tennessee at Chattanooga


  • ABPTS Geriatric Certified Specialist
  • APTA Clinical Instructor Certified

Specialty Teaching Areas

  • Geriatrics: Dementia, Medically Frail Elders, Fall Prevention
  • Administration
  • Clinical Education

Academic, Clinical and Professional Experience

  • PRN Physical Therapist at CHI Memorial Health Care System, Chattanooga, TN
  • Adjunct Professor, Department of Physical Therapy, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, TN
  • Director of Rehabilitation at CHI Memorial Health Care System, Chattanooga, TN
  • Director and Team Leader for Rehabilitation, Beverly Rehabilitation/AEGIS Therapies, Mobile, AL
  • PRN Physical Therapist, Visiting Nurses Association, Mobile, AL
  • Interdisciplinary Area Manager, CMS Therapies, Birmingham, AL
  • Instructor in Physical Therapy, University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL
  • Physical Therapist, Mobile Infirmary Medical Center, Mobile, AL

Research and Clinical Interests

  • Functional Mobility of the Older Adult
  • Fall Prevention for the Older Adult
  • Clinical Education

Professional Awards

  • Faculty Scholars Program, University of Alabama Birmingham, Geriatric Education Center – 2015
  • Outstanding Adjunct Faculty Award, University of Tennessee College of Health, Education and Professional Studies – 2014
  • Leadership in Action Award, Memorial Health Care System - 2003

Community Service

  • Fall Prevention Chattanooga
  • Matter of Balance
  • Sisters of Charity of Nazareth Associate
  • North River YMCA