Rehabilitation Sciences Doctoral Program

Areas of Specialization
 

An outline of the available areas of specialization for each discipline is provided below.  Listed under each area are the faculty members conducting research in that specialization.  For a more detailed description of the faculty member's research, click on their name.  

 

  • Adult Neurological Disorders

            Patrick Kitzman PhD, PT

 

  • Aging

            Anne L. Harrison PhD, PT

 

  • Communication and Developmental Disabilities

             Jane O'Regan Kleinert PhD, CCC_SLP

 

  • Communication Neuroscience

           Richard Andreatta PhD
           Gilson J. Capilouto PhD, CCC_SLP, ATP
           Creighton Miller PhD

 

  • Culture and Occupation

            Anne Shordike PhD, OTR/L

 

  • Disordered Communication across the 
        Lifespan

           Elizabeth G. Blodgett EdD, CCC_SLP
         
 Gilson J. Capilouto PhD, CCC_SLP, ATP 
         
 Jodelle F. Deem PhD, CCC_SLP

           Frank M. Kersting EdD, CCC_SLP
         
Jane O'Regan Kleinert PhD, CCC_SLP
          Jo-ann Hammons PhD, CCC_SLP
          Robert C. Marshall PhD, CCC_SLP
          Judith Page PhD, CCC_SLP

          Pearl Payne PhD, CCC_SLP
          Sharon Stewart, E.d.D., CCC-SLP
         
Kathleen Youse PhD, CCC_SLP

 

  • Health Care Delivery Systems

            Janice Kuperstein, PhD, PT

 

  • Mothering

            Doris Pierce PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA

 

  • Muscle Mechanics

            Tim Butterfield PhD, ATC

 

  • Neuro-Musculoskeletal Movement Dysfunction

             Esther Dupont-Versteegden, PhD

             Robert A. (Tony) English, PhD, PT

             Anne L. Harrison PhD, PT

             Terry Malone PhD, PT

             Carl G. Mattacola PhD, ATC, FNATA

            Arthur J. Nitz PhD, PT, ECS, OCS

            Tim L. Uhl PhD, ATC, PT, FNATA

 

  • Normal Communication across the Lifespan

          Gilson J. Capilouto PhD, CCC_SLP, ATP

 

  • Occupation-based practice across the lifespan, in multiple settings

           Colleen Schneck SC.D., OTR/L, FAOTA

           Sharon Shasby EdD, OTR/L, BCP, FAOTA

            Doris Pierce PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA

            Christine Myers PhD, OTR/L

 

  • Pediatrics

            Susan K. Effgen PhD, PT

            Colleen Schneck SC.D., OTR/L, FAOTA

            Sharon Shasby EdD, OTR/L, BCP, FAOTA

 

  • Quality of Life

            Dana Howell PhD, OTD, OTR/L

            Peggy Wittman EdD, OTR/L, FAOTA

 

  • Speech and Voice Physiology

            Richard Andreatta PhD

            Joseph Stemple PhD, CCC_SLP, ASHAF