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Department of Physical Therapy

Meet our Faculty

The faculty is composed of physical therapists that collectively have advanced preparation in all major areas of Physical Therapy. Most have earned doctorates or advanced specialty certification. Together they represent extensive years of clinical experience. Many faculty members continue to engage in practice in tandem with their faculty responsibilities. Several have held significant positions of leadership in professional associations and have authored textbooks used nationally; several also publish regularly in professional journals. Their efforts have been recognized frequently with prestigious awards from the profession and the community.

Click on name to view contact information. Please contact the faculty for office hours and appointments.

Full-Time Faculty

Jenna Sawdon Bea

Dr. Jenna Sawdon-Bea, PT, PhD
Department Chair
Associate Professor

Jennifer Adame Walker

Dr. Jennifer Adame-Walker, PT, DPT OCS
Assistant Professor
Director, Musculoskeletal Care Clinic

Nupur Hajela

Dr. Nupur Hajela, PT, PhD
Assistant Professor

Cheryl Hickey

Dr. Cheryl Hickey, EdD, MPT
Associate Professor

Monica Rivera

Dr. Monica Rivera, PT, DPTSc
Assistant Professor

Jennifer Roos

Dr. Jennifer Roos, PT, DPT
Assistant Professor 

Caio Sarmento

Dr. Caio Sarmento, PT, PhD
Assistant Professor

Leslie Zarrinkhameh

Dr. Leslie Zarrinkhameh, PT, DPT GCS
Lecturer
Director, Clinical Education 

 

 

Part-Time Faculty

Part-Time Faculty List
Name Title Email
Dan Barrows, PT Lecturer dbarrows@csufresno.edu
Erin Dolin, Ed.D., OTR/L Lecturer edoline@csufresno.edu
Travis Hunsaker, PT, DPT, ATC Lecturer thunsaker@csufresno.edu
Jamie Hutcherson Lecturer hutcheab@csufresno.edu
Bryan Kwon, PT, DPT Lecturer bryankwon@outlook.com
Gary Lentell, PT, DPT Lecturer garyl@csufresno.edu
Jason McOmber, PT, DPT, OCS Lecturer jamcomber@gmail.com
Chris Melkonian, PT, DPT Lecturer cjmelkonianpt@gmail.com
Amy Popp Lecturer amypopp@csufresno.edu
Ellie Trask, PT, DPT Lecturer traskette@hotmail.com
Stacy Winans, PT, DPT, PRPC Lecturer swinans@csufresno.edu
Nancy Wubenhorst, PT, MPT Lecturer mwubenhorst@csufresno.edu