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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

Dr. Cheryl Hickey

Dr. Cheryl Hickey, MPT, MS, EdD 
Department Chair

Jennifer Adame Walker

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

Nupur Hajela

Dr. Nupur Hajela, PT, PhD
Assistant Professor

Monica Rivera

Dr. Monica Rivera, PT, DPTSc
Associate Professor

Jennifer Roos

Dr. Jennifer Roos, PT, DPT
Associate Professor 
Director, Clinical Education 

Caio Sarmento

Dr. Caio Sarmento, PT, PhD
Assistant Professor

Part-Time Faculty

Part-Time Faculty List
Name Title Email
Dan Barrows, PT Lecturer
Erin Dolin, Ed.D., OTR/L Lecturer
Travis Hunsaker, PT, DPT, ATC Lecturer
Jamie Hutcherson Lecturer
Bryan Kwon, PT, DPT Lecturer
Gary Lentell, PT, DPT Lecturer
Jason McOmber, PT, DPT, OCS Lecturer
Chris Melkonian, PT, DPT Lecturer
Amy Popp Lecturer
Ellie Trask, PT, DPT Lecturer
Stacy Winans, PT, DPT, PRPC Lecturer
Nancy Wubenhorst, PT, MPT Lecturer