Tim Noteboom, PT, DPT, PhD serves as the Dean & Program Director in the School of Physical Therapy. He has been involved in physical therapy education for over two decades as teaching faculty, administrator and consultant. He is actively engaged in education technology and blended learning with professional and post-professional students. He completed a year-long fellowship in the Education Leadership Institute through the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). In addition, he has been very active in professional advocacy at the state and national level, including serving as president of the Colorado Physical Therapy Association. He is the recipient of multiple awards including Outstanding Orthopaedic Faculty from the APTA Orthopaedic Section and Colorado Physical Therapist of the Year. With over 20 peer-reviewed publications, he is involved in research investigating educational outcomes and whiplash associated disorders. He is a regular speaker at national PT and education technology conferences.
Administration & Faculty
Joy Boro, M.D. completed her undergraduate studies at Ampleforth College in Yorkshire, England in 2006. She then returned to the Sudan where she received a Medical Degree from the University of Medical Science and Technology, Khartoum (2012). She completed her United States Medical Licensing Exams in 2017 and was awarded the Educational Certificate for Foreign Medical Graduates. Joy has completed clinical rotations in multiple specialties in England, France, Africa, Canada and the United States. As a student intern, she completed General Internal Medicine rotations, Infectious Disease, Cardiology/CCU, and Cardio-Thoracic Surgery/SICU rotations at Saint Bartholomew’s and the London Hospital, London, United Kingdom in 2009 before completing Emergency and Community Medicine and Obstetrics and Gynecology rotations in Juba Teaching Hospital in South Sudan in 2010. During her time in Africa, Joy helped to establish vaccination clinics in the rural districts surrounding Medani, Sudan and Juba, South Sudan. Joy also completed Internal Medicine, Endocrinology and Family Medicine externships at Yuma Regional Medical Center and Yuma Free Clinic in Arizona (2014) before completing medical rotations in Detroit Medical Center, Michigan (2015) and the University of Indiana (2016) and Family Medicine at the Crescent Family Practice in Dearborn, Michigan (2017). Joy maintained a position as an Adjunct Instructor during this time; she has five years of professional instruction in Anatomy and Physiology. Her teaching experience includes undergraduate instruction at South College, Knoxville, TN (2014 – 2015) and Roane State Community College, Harriman TN (2015 – 2018). She also taught small group Anatomy at Meharry Medical School and Vanderbilt University, Nashville TN (2016) while completing a Research year at their Translation Research Departments. Her laboratory work stems from breast cancer research to infectious disease projects which aimed to investigate racial disparities in healthcare. Joy has recently rejoined South College, Knoxville as Assistant Professor of Anatomy, Neuroscience and Pathophysiology. She will have shared duties in both the DPT and PA programs.
Guillermo “Bill” Cutrone, PT, DSc, OCS, Cert.MDT, FAAOMPT graduated with a physical therapy degree from University of Buenos Aires, Argentina (1994). He completed his Doctor of Science in Orthopedic Physical Therapy at Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions, Provo, UT (2006), and his fellowship with Evidence in Motion (2010), which engaged him in his career path toward clinical research and mentoring physical therapists seeking specialization in orthopedic manual physical therapy. Dr. Cutrone has shared his passion with English and Spanish speaking colleagues by actively participating in research meetings as presenter in the USA and abroad. He has advocated for international Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy education by actively collaborating with the AAOMPT, and the IFOMPT Americas Regional Group. Dr. Cutrone’s research is in the area of physical therapy treatment of spine pain. He received the John Medeiros Distinguished Author Award for the most impactful article published in JMMT (2010), and the Anthony D. Certo Award by the Indiana Chapter of the APTA for his professional achievements (2014). Dr. Cutrone serves as Assistant Professor and Director of Student Affairs for the South College DPT Program.
Timothy Flynn, PT, PhD, OCS, FAAOMPT, FAPTA is board certified in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy (OCS), a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists (FAAOMPT), a Fellow of the American Physical Therapy Association (FAPTA), and a frequent presenter at state, national, and international meetings. Dr. Flynn is widely published including 5 textbooks, 6 book chapters, over 85 peer-reviewed manuscripts on orthopaedics, biomechanics, and manual therapy issues. Awards include the James A. Gould Excellence in Teaching Orthopaedic Physical Therapy, Richard W. Bowling – Richard E. Erhard Orthopaedic Clinical Practice Award, the Steven J. Rose Excellence in Research (twice), the AAOMPT Outstanding Research Award (twice), and the Distinguished Alumnus- Marquette University Program in Physical Therapy. Dr. Flynn is a past President of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists and an Editor for the Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy (JOSPT). Dr. Flynn is a principal in Evidence in Motion (EIM) an educational company dedicated to elevating the physical therapy profession. He is an owner and maintains an active clinical practice focusing on chronic pain disorders at Colorado in Motion (www.ColoradoInMotion.com). Dr. Flynn is a Professor in the School of Physical Therapy where he teaches in the area of musculoskeletal management, chronic pain, and evidence based practice.
Craig Fox, PT, DPT, NCS, CSCS earned his DPT degree from the University of Michigan-Flint in 2007 and is board certified in Neurologic Physical Therapy (NCS). Dr. Fox is an experienced clinical educator for DPT students and Post-professional residents, serving as a clinical instructor since 2007 and a clinical mentor for the UF Health Neurologic Residency Program since 2011. He has been a guest lecturer for the University of Florida DPT programs on topics related to neuromuscular physical therapy practice. Additionally, Dr. Fox serves as Adjunct Faculty for the NeuroRecovery Training Institute. Dr. Fox has worked in numerous neurologic physical therapy practice settings, with a specialty in spinal cord injury, stroke, amputees, and gait analysis. Dr. Fox’s clinical research involves adaptation strategies for individuals with neurologic dysfunction, where he is currently working to obtain his PhD in Applied Neuromechanics from the University of Florida. Dr. Fox serves as Assistant Professor.
Mike Jones, PT, DPT, MHS, OCS, MTC holds a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree (2013) from the Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions, a Master of Health Science in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy (2011) from the University of Indianapolis, and a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy (2000) from Indiana University. He is a Board Certified Specialist in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy through the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties as well as being Manual Therapy Certified through the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences. An experienced clinician with broad exposure to working with a variety of patient populations, Dr. Jones’ primary clinical interests lie in the management of patients with lower quarter musculoskeletal disorders. His research interests include investigation into the use of mobile device technologies in movement analysis within the clinical environment. Stemming from his administrative and teaching roles in the South College DPT program, he is also interested in inquiry into cognitive and non-cognitive factors as predictors of success in entry-level DPT education as well as the utility of multiple modes of instruction in anatomy for physical therapy students. He has taught in entry-level physical therapy education programs, post-professional orthopaedic residency programs, and continuing education courses for physical therapists. Dr. Jones serves as an Assistant Professor and the Director of Admissions for the South College DPT Program.
Alex Koszalinski, PT, DPT, PhD, OCS, FAAOMPT holds a DPT degree (transitional doctorate) from the University of St. Augustine (2003), a MS in Physical Therapy from Grand Valley State University (1996), and a BS from Grand Valley State University (1994). In addition, Dr. Koszalinski has recently completed a PhD in Physical Therapy from Nova Southeastern University. He completed a fellowship in Manual Physical Therapy in 2007 through Regis University, is board certified in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy since 2005, and a Fellow in the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists since 2007. His prior academic experience includes an appointment as Clinical Assistant Professor at Walsh University (2002-2007). Dr. Koszalinski has held a number of clinical positions dating back to 1996 to include Regional Manager and Co-Owner of Breakthrough Physical Therapy in Fayetteville, NC. His research interests include manual therapy and trigger point dry needling as well as educational research with effective study methods and curricular design in hybrid education models. Dr. Koszalinski serves as the Assistant Dean and Director of Curriculum in the South College DPT program.
Hannah Norton, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT serves as Assistant Professor and Director of Clinical Education. Dr. Norton earned a Master of Physical Therapy from the University of Mississippi Medical Center (2005) and a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Rocky Mountain University for Health Professions. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science from Mississippi University for Women. Dr. Norton previously served as full-time clinician for a privately-owned outpatient physical therapy company. Her professional and clinical experience in physical therapy has allowed her to work extensively with physical therapy interns, residents, and fellows in teaching and clinical settings. She was awarded Clinician of the Year in 2011, and actively served on committees to develop and implement the new-graduate mentorship program. She is faculty with BenchMark Physical Therapy’s Orthopedic Residency Program, and primary teaching responsibilities include advanced musculoskeletal content, manual therapy, and clinical reasoning skills. She has co-presented at several national conferences, and current research interests include dry needling and orthopedic manual physical therapy. Dr. Norton is a board-certified Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist and a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists (AAOMPT). Dr. Norton is a licensed Physical Therapist in the State of Tennessee.
Ann Pharr, PT, ScD earned her BA in Biology from Baylor University in 1990 and her MS in Physical Therapy from Texas Woman’s University in 1993. Ann also completed coursework toward a Master in Clinical Gerontology at Baylor University, but entered the TWU Physical Therapy Program prior to completion of that degree. Ann completed her Doctor of Science (ScD) in Physical Therapy from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in May 2018. Her teaching dissertation topic was “The Total Package: Current and Future Directions in Knee, Hip and Shoulder Arthroplasties.” Ann plans on pursuing the Geriatric Clinical Specialist (GCS) certification. Ann has had over 25 years of clinical experience in the settings of acute care, inpatient rehabilitation, and skilled nursing with special interests in total joint arthroplasties, wound care, and acute vestibular therapy. She is an APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor and Texas Consortium for Physical Therapy Clinical Education Certified Clinical Instructor, has served as the Clinical Coordinator for Clinical Education in hospitals, and has had over 15 years of experience as a clinical instructor for DPT students. She serves as a mentor in a local high school for students in the Health Occupation Student Association and is active in her church singing on the worship team and serving in youth ministry. She lives in Georgetown, Texas, with her husband and two high school-aged sons and has two daughters who are college age and older. Ann maintains clinical practice in an acute care hospital in Georgetown. Ann’s faculty duties with the South College DPT Program include Assistant Director of Clinical Education and Assistant Professor with the content areas of Management of the Aging Adult, Managing Complex Patient, and Cardiopulmonary/Acute Care.
Jason Rodeghero, PT, DPT, PhD, OCS, MTC, FAAOMPT earned his MPT degree from Bradley University (2002) in Peoria, IL. He went on to earn his DPT and manual therapy certification from the University of St. Augustine (2005). Following that, Dr. Rodeghero completed a post-doctoral fellowship in orthopaedic manual physical therapy at Regis University (2006). He also earned his PhD from Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions (2013). Dr. Rodeghero is a Certified Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist and a Fellow in the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy. Currently, he is the treasurer of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists. His research interests and professional work have focused on the impact of post-professional education on the clinical outcomes of patients receiving physical therapy. Dr. Rodeghero has authored or co-authored a number of peer-reviewed professional works and maintains active memberships in a number of professional organizations. Dr. Rodeghero serves as Associate Professor.
Jill Seale, PT, PhD, NCS has been a licensed physical therapist for 22 years. She received Board Certification in the area of Neurologic Physical Therapy from the American Physical Therapy Board of Clinical Specialties in 2004 and recertification in 2014. She has practiced almost exclusively in the field of Brain Injury and Stroke rehabilitation, currently practicing in the home health and post-acute brain injury rehabilitation settings. She has a variety of teaching experiences, in physical therapy academia as well as in the health care community at large, and has received several awards for academic teaching and clinical education. She has served as core faculty in a neurological physical therapy residency program, as adjunct faculty at the Baylor College of Medicine Master of Orthotics and Prosthetics program, and teaches in several online and onsite continuing education programs. Dr. Seale has conducted research and been published in the areas of orthotic management of gait and balance, recovery of gait following stroke, and the utilization of pro bono practice in health professions education. Her current research focuses on gait analysis, clinical reasoning related to gait following stroke, orthotic management of gait dysfunction post stroke, and the role and rehabilitation of the plantarflexors in gait recovery post stroke. Dr. Seale is an Associate Professor in the School of Physical Therapy at South College where she teaches in the areas of neuroscience, neuromuscular practice, and aging adult.
Ahmad Sabbahi, PT, MA, CCS holds a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from Cairo University (2006) and a Master of Arts in Applied Physiology from Columbia University (2013) in New York. He is currently a PhD candidate in Kinesiology, Nutrition, and Rehabilitation at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). Mr. Sabbahi is also a Board Certified Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Specialist (2018). His research and clinical interests are focused on cardiovascular physiology, hypertension, and lifestyle management and prevention of cardiovascular disease. He is a T32 trainee in Personalized Cardiovascular Medicine in the Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, at UIC. He has presented at both national and international conferences and has co-authored several peer-reviewed publications. Mr. Sabbahi serves as Assistant Professor in the School of Physical Therapy at South College where he teaches in the areas of human physiology and cardiopulmonary practice.
Cheryl Sparks, PT, PhD, DPT, FAAOMPT
Dr. Cheryl Sparks PT, PhD earned her first professional degree in physical therapy from Bradley University before going on to earn a clinical doctorate (DPT) from St. Ambrose University. She then achieved recognition as a board certified orthopaedic clinical specialist and completed an advanced fellowship program in orthopaedic manual therapy with Evidence in Motion. She is recognized as a Fellow in the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists. In 2013, she completed her PhD from Nova Southeastern University with her research focusing on the effects specific therapeutic interventions have on the brain as visualized by functional magnetic resonance imaging. Dr. Sparks has authored or co-authored a number of peer reviewed publications in highly indexed rehabilitative journals. She serves as Associate Professor and Director of Research and Outcomes for the School of Physical Therapy at South College.