• B.S. in Biology, Villanova University
  • Ph.D. in Biochemistry, University of Kentucky
  • D.P.T., University of Tennessee at Chattanooga



  • Neurologic Clinical Specialist
  • Neuro-developmental Treatment Certification
  • APTA Clinical Instructor Certification


Specialty Teaching Areas

  • Physical therapy for patients with neurological injury and patients in the acute care and inpatient rehabilitation settings.


Academic, Clinical, and Professional Experience

  • Currently employed PRN at Siskin Hospital for Physical Rehabilitation
  • Inpatient Rehabilitation Physical Therapist at Siskin Hospital for Physical Rehabilitation
  • Adjunct Professor, Department of Physical Therapy, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga 2011-2013
  • Adjunct Professor Bethel College 2008
  • Research Instructor, Department of Cellular Biology, Vanderbilt University 2003-2005
  • Research Instructor, Department of Biochemistry, Vanderbilt University 1995-2002


Research and Clinical Interests

  • Spasticity following stroke
  • Inpatient rehabilitation of patients with neurological injury
  • Wheelchair seating and positioning evaluations


Community Service

  • 2013 Chattanooga Track Club VP of Communications
  • 2012 Chattanooga Track Club Board Member