Emily Henneman, PT, DPT, GCS, CEEAA received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology degree from the University of North Dakota. She completed her clinical Doctorate in Physical Therapy (DPT) at the University of Minnesota. She earned a board certification as a Geriatric Clinical Specialist (American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties) in 2021 and was certified as an Exercise Expert for the Aging Adult (CEEAA) from the Academy of Geriatric Physical Therapy in 2022.
Dr. Henneman has over 10 years of clinical experience working with patients across the lifespan with an emphasis and passion for working with the older adult population. She has presented at local and national conferences and maintains a current clinical practice in the home health setting. Dr. Henneman is actively involved in the Home Health Section of the APTA as well as a member of the Academy of Geriatric Physical Therapy and the Academy of Physical Therapy Education. Dr. Henneman currently serves as Assistant Director of Clinical Education and Assistant Professor in content areas including Management of the Aging Adult, Mindful Clinical Practice, and Management of the Complex Patient.
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 Associate Professor and Director of Student Affairs for the South College DPT Program.
Justin Dunaway, PT, DPT, OCS received his doctorate in physical therapy from Youngstown State University in 2010. Dr. Dunaway earned his board certification as an orthopedic clinical specialist in 2013. He has also attained certifications in spinal thrust manipulation, extremity thrust manipulation, dry needling and the Therapeutic Pain Specialist designation. Dr. Dunaway has spent his career working in outpatient orthopedics with a focus on patients with spine pain, headaches, and persistent pain. Dr. Dunaway has a passion for teaching and has taught weekend seminars in manual therapy and clinical reasoning for most of his career. Currently, he teaches post graduate seminars on spinal manipulation and the management of patients with persistent pain for the Institute of Clinical Excellence. Dr. Dunaway is the co-founder and president of STAND: The Haiti Project, which is an international non-profit organization whose mission is to provide sustainable rehabilitative care to the people of Haiti. In 2020 Dr. Dunaway received the American Physical Therapy Association’s Humanitarian Award for his work in Haiti. Dr. Dunaway serves as Assistant Professor and Director of Student Affairs in the South College School of Physical Therapy.
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 100 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.
Kristen Barta, PT, DPT, PhD, NCS graduated from Texas A&M University with a B.S. in Biomedical Science and then completed her M.S. in Physical Therapy from Texas Woman’s University in 2002. She completed her transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy through Boston University in 2008 and her Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) from Texas Woman’s University in 2018. Dr. Barta worked in a variety of settings including outpatient, acute care and the ICU. Her primary focus was the neurologically involved population and individuals with amputations. In 2008 she become Board Certified in Neurological Physical Therapy and successfully completed her certification in Vestibular Rehabilitation through Emory University and the American Physical Therapy Association. Dr. Barta has been teaching in entry-level DPT education since 2013 in the areas of neurological physical therapy, prosthetics and orthotics, wellness and health program, basic skills, and evidence-based practice. Dr. Barta serves as an Associate Professor in the School of Physical Therapy.
Lindsey Hughey, PT, DPT, DSc, OCS, FAAOMPT graduated from University of the Sciences in Philadelphia with her bachelor’s in health science and doctorate in physical therapy (2010) and a Doctor of Science in Physical Therapy from Bellin College. Since graduation, she has worked with orthopedic populations in both the outpatient and inpatient settings. Dr. Hughey is a board certified orthopedic clinical specialist (OCS) and Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists (FAAOMPT). She received her fellowship training through Evidence in Motion (2016). She has a passion for clinical excellence and evidenced based practice and loves to share this passion through teaching DPT students and mentoring fellows in training. She is a member of the APTA and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists (AAOMPT). Dr. Hughey currently practices part-time in her out of network private practice, called drive PT where she treats mainly CrossFit athletes and chronic pain. Dr. Hughey’s research interests include the effects of therapeutic alliance and therapeutic exercise dosage on patient outcomes. Dr. Hughey serves as Assistant Professor in the School of Physical Therapy where she teaches in the area of musculoskeletal management and advanced therapeutic interventions.
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 has continued in his development as an educator with graduate certificates in Instructional Design and Technology (2021) from the University of Memphis and Clinical Anatomy (2022) from Hardin-Simmons University. Dr. Jones 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 musculoskeletal disorders. His research interests include investigation into the utility of multiple modes of instruction in anatomy for physical therapy students in hybrid DPT education. 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 Associate Professor for the South College DPT Program.
Caitlin Kothe, PT, DPT, MS, CSCS, received a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Washington University in St Louis. Her education at the university’s Program in Physical Therapy was based on the Movement System Impairment method, which focuses on exercise and postural training to change faulty movement patterns during daily activities to improve function and assist in pain management. Caitlin completed her undergraduate education at Miami University in Ohio, where she was a member of the Varsity Synchronized Skating and Collegiate Figure Skating teams. She then received an M.S. in Health and Exercise Science at Colorado State University, specializing in neuromuscular control patterns of the ankle. She is a guest lecturer for the DPT program at Washington University in St. Louis on topics related to pain neuroscience and performing arts physical therapy. Caitlin is active in outpatient practice and has a dual emphasis on both chronic pain management throughout the lifespan and performing artists with acute and chronic injuries. Originally from Santa Rosa, California, she moved to the Knoxville area in 2018 with her husband and two children, and she now serves as an Instructor and Director of Student Affairs for the School of Physical Therapy at South College
Adam Fritsch, PT, DPT, DScPT, OCS, FAAOMPT Dr. Adam Fritsch received his doctorate in Physical Therapy from Carroll University in 2011. He completed an orthopedic residency with Evidence in Motion and became board certified in orthopedics in 2013. He continued his post-graduate training with Bellin College undergoing fellowship training in manual therapy and became a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists (AAOMPT) in 2018. In 2022 he received a Doctor of Science in Physical Therapy (DScPT) from Bellin College. His current research interests are around the area of burnout in physical therapists. Clinically, Dr. Fritsch has been in outpatient orthopedics since 2011, focusing on managing patients with spine conditions and persistent pain. Dr. Fritsch has taught throughout the country as a lead faculty for Evidence in Motion in their musculoskeletal management division since 2018 and for his own continuing education company, Big Sky Seminars LLC. Dr. Fritsch began teaching in entry-level DPT education with South College as an adjunct faculty in 2019 and now serves as core faculty teaching in the areas of spine management and integrative pain science.
Nicole Miranda, PT, DPT completed the Doctor of Physical Therapy program at Regis University in 2008 and has been engaged as Affiliate Faculty and a Guest Lecturer at Regis University since 2005. She graduated with a master’s degree in Physical Therapy from Hahnemann University in 1995 and received a BA in Biology and Spanish from Bucknell University in 1991. Dr. Miranda’s clinical specialty involves complex neurological and vestibular rehabilitation as well as rehabilitation following lower extremity limb loss, working with all ages from pediatrics through geriatrics. Her clinical practice spans acute care, inpatient rehabilitation, outpatient rehabilitation, private practice and home healthcare. In response to rising concussion awareness, Dr. Miranda participated in the development and presentation of a national concussion course over 5 years through the APTA Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy and was recognized as a 2019 APTA Colorado Chapter PT of the Year for her legislative and advocacy contributions to Return to Play regulations for youth sports. She is an Assistant Professor at South College and is currently developing and testing an innovative Clinical Decision Support Tool.
Jeff Moore, PT, DPT, MTC, Cert-SMT, OCS, CSCS, FAAOMPT received his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree with high honors from the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences in St. Augustine, Florida. After graduation he completed a rigorous spine and extremity program with Dr. Stanley Paris culminating in his receipt of the Manual Therapy Certification (MTC). He then pursued another post graduate degree, this time from the American Academy of Manipulative Therapy, which trains clinicians to become experts in performing spinal manipulation. In 2011 Dr. Moore passed comprehensive written, oral, and practical exams which tested his knowledge and skills in spinal thrust manipulation resulting in his being granted the spinal manipulation certification (cert-SMT). In 2012 Dr. Moore became an Orthopedic Certified Specialist (OCS) and in 2014 a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists (AAOMPT) through Evidence In Motion. Most recently he was awarded the Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialization (CSCS) from the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) and the CrossFit Level 1 certification (CF-L1) through CrossFit INC. Clinically, Dr. Moore has spent the past ten years working exclusively in outpatient orthopedics. From 2008 to 2011 Dr. Moore practiced in Bozeman, MT from 2011 to 2016 in in Iron Mountain, MI., and at present is employed with Colorado In Motion located in Windsor, CO. While not working with patients in Colorado Dr. Moore is carrying out duties as the Chief Executive Officer of Institute of Clinical Excellence through which he teaches 40+ weekend seminars developing excellence in orthopedic physical therapy across the United States and Canada. Dr. Moore serves as Assistant Professor with the School of Physical Therapy.
Judith (Judy) Moore, PT, DPT, GCS, HPCS earned her Bachelor’s of Science in Kinesiology with a minor in Biology from the University of Texas at Austin (2007). Dr. Moore completed her clinical Doctorate in Physical Therapy (DPT) at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston (2011). She earned a board certification as a Geriatric Clinical Specialist (American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties) in 2021. She also earned a board certification as a Hippotherapy Clinical Specialist in 2014 (American Hippotherapy Certification Board).
Dr. Moore has over 10 years of clinical experience working with patients across the lifespan (birth to 105 years), with a focus on patients with neurological impairments. Her clinical experience extends across the continuum of care (ICU and acute, inpatient rehabilitation, home care, outpatient and community based) and includes serving as a clinical instructor to physical therapy students. She is an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association and American Hippo-therapy Association and has served on organizational boards that work to promote ethics and advocacy. Dr. Moore’s faculty duties with South College include Assistant Director of Clinical Education (January Cohort) and Instructor in content areas including Clinical Neuroscience and Neuromuscular Practice, Management of the Aging Adult, and Management of the Complex Patient.
J.J. Mowder-Tinney PT, PhD, NCS, c/NDT, CSRS, CEEAA received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Colorado – Boulder and her Master of Science in Physical Therapy from University of Miami in Florida. She completed her doctorate in physical therapy at Nova Southeastern University. She has over 25 years of experience in a multitude of clinical settings with the majority of experience working with people with neuromuscular deficits. She is board certified in Neurologic Physical Therapy (NCS), is certified in Neuro-Developmental Treatment (c/NDT), received her Certified Stroke Rehabilitation Specialist (CSRS) from the American Stroke Association, certified as an Exercise Expert for Aging Adults (CEEAA) from the Academy of Geriatric Physical Therapy and is a PT faculty scholar of the Parkinson’s Foundation. Dr. Mowder conducts nationwide seminars on the Treatment of Patients with Neurological deficits, Spinal Cord injuries, Balance challenges, Motor learning and Exercise Prescription for the Aging Adult. In 2017, she was the recipient of the Award for Excellence in Neurologic Education from the Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy of the American Physical Therapy Association and in 2021 received the Marilyn Moffat Distinguished Service Award from the New York Physical Therapy Association. Dr. Mowder-Tinney is a Professor in the School of Physical Therapy.
Christina Myers, PT, DPT, DSc, OCS, Cert. MDT, FAAOMPT received her Master of Physical Therapy degree from Elon College (2001) a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (2010) and a Doctor of Science in Physical Therapy from Bellin College. Dr. Myers completed OMPT fellowship training with Evidence in Motion and is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists (FAAOMPT). She is a board certified clinical specialist in orthopedic physical therapy (OCS) and certified in the McKenzie Method of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy (Cert. MDT). Dr. Myers also teaches post-professionally through Upstream Rehab Institute’s OMPT fellowship, orthopedic residency, and continuing education courses. Her research interests include clinical education, the relationship between therapeutic alliance and outcomes as well as chronic opioid utilization postlumbar surgery. Dr. Myers has more than 19 years of clinical experience in outpatient orthopedics, she has presented at both state and national conferences and she currently serves as a committee member for the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists. Dr. Myers faculty duties with the South College DPT Program include Director of Clinical Education and Assistant Professor.
Hannah Norton, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science from Mississippi University for Women (2003), a Master of Physical Therapy from the University of Mississippi Medical Center (2005), and a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree (2011) from Rocky Mountain University for Health Professions. Dr. Norton completed OMPT residency training (2010) and fellowship training (2015) with Evidence in Motion. She is a member and fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists (AAOMPT). 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 a new-graduate mentorship program. She is faculty with Upstream Rehab Institute’s continuing education, and primary teaching responsibilities include advanced musculoskeletal content, manual therapy, dry needling, and clinical reasoning skills. She has co-presented at several national conferences, and current research interests include DPT accelerated-hybrid education models and clinical education. Dr. Norton is an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and Tennessee Physical Therapy Association (TPTA) and maintains clinical practice as a licensed Physical Therapist in the State of Tennessee. She currently serves as Associate Professor and Director of Clinical Education.
Breanna (Bre) Reynolds PT, DPT, PhD, FAAOMPT graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from Bradley University (2001) and then completed a post-professional DPT, orthopaedic manual therapy residency, and fellowship through the Ola Grimsby Institute. She completed a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Physical Therapy (2018) with Nova Southeastern University. Dr. Reynolds began teaching entry-level DPT education full-time in 2014, primarily teaching in the areas of orthopaedic physical therapy evaluation and treatment, functional anatomy, applied exercise, administration and professional issues, differential diagnosis, and evidence based practice/research. Her current research interests include orthopaedic physical therapy manual therapy, and DPT accelerated-hybrid education models. Dr. Reynolds maintains clinical practice with Rock Valley Physical Therapy in Peoria, Illinois, and has worked in an outpatient orthopaedic setting since 2001. Dr. Reynolds is an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and Illinois Physical Therapy Association (IPTA); she is a member and fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists (AAOMPT). She currently serves as Associate Professor and Director of Research and Assessment in the South College DPT program.
Ahmad Sabbahi, PT, PhD, MA, CCS holds a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from Cairo University (2006), a Master of Arts in Applied Physiology from Columbia University (2013) in New York, and a Doctor of Philosophy in Kinesiology, Nutrition, and Rehabilitation from the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). Dr. 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 was a T32 predoctoral 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. Dr. Sabbahi serves as Associate Professor in the School of Physical Therapy at South College where he teaches in the areas of human physiology and cardiopulmonary practice.
Carina Siracusa, PT, DPT, WCS, OnCS graduated from Ohio University with her DPT in 2005. For the last 17 years, she has been a clinician in various settings, including pediatrics, neurologic therapy, pelvic health, and oncology. She received her board certification in Women’s Health Physical Therapy in 2015 and her board certification in oncologic physical therapy in 2019. Since 2018 she has been the primary mentor for the Women’s Health Physical Therapy Residency at OhioHealth/Ohio University. She has been an adjunct professor at multiple universities, including Ohio University. Carina has taught for the Academy of Pelvic Health Physical Therapy in the CAPP Pelvic course series since 2010. She has also chaired various committees for the academy since 2010. Carina has been invited to various national and international conferences to speak on the topics of neuro pelvic health and wheelchair seating and mobility and has written for several publications on the topic of covid and the pelvic floor. Dr. Siracusa is a professor in the School of Physical Therapy in the Anatomy and Complex Case Management coursework.
Dr. Jason Soncrant, DPT, SCS, FAAOMPT received his BS in Physical Therapy from the University of Toledo (Ohio) in 1995. Since then, he has earned his transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy from Chatham University (PA), APTA Board Certified Sports Clinical Specialist, and AAOMPT Orthopedic Manual Therapy Fellow. He is working toward completing his Doctorate in Science in Physical Therapy with Bellin College (WS). His clinical areas of interest are orthopedics, and sports medicine, focusing on running-related injuries. In addition, Dr. Soncrant has an extensive teaching background. He is currently a full-time faculty member for South College’s Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program and has been an adjunct for several other DPT programs. He also teaches in a post-professional setting for Evidence in Motion, Select Medical National Education Program, and is faculty for Select Medical’s orthopedic residency program. When not teaching, Dr. Soncrant works in an outpatient clinic PRN and is a Scoutmaster for a local Boy Scout Troop.
Cheryl Sparks PT, PhD, DPT, FAAOMPT 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 for the School of Physical Therapy at South College.
Andy Waldhelm, PT, PhD, SCS, CSCS, is originally from south Texas – Brownsville – and he was very active in sports all of his life. His love of sports drew him to a career in Sports Medicine as a clinician, educator and a researcher. Dr. Waldhelm is a sports physical therapist who has a bachelor’s degree from Baylor University in Waco, Texas; a Master of Physical Therapy from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida; and a PhD in Kinesiology/Biomechanics from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He has been working as a physical therapist mostly in an outpatient/sports setting since 2002. Dr. Waldhelm is a board-certified clinical specialist in sports by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialist, licensed as an athletic trainer in the state of Texas and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist by the National Strength and Conditioning Association. He is an active researcher with interests in athletic injury prevention, sports rehabilitation, sports performance enhancement and sports biomechanics. He has several published articles in peer-reviewed journals, and he has presented at several national and state conferences. Dr. Waldhelm is married with two young boys and in his spare, he enjoy endurance and resistance exercise, golf, basketball, going the beach and watching college athletics. Dr. Waldhelm serves as Associate Professor for the School of Physical Therapy.