Our department has 27 full-time faculty. Of the core faculty members, 83% hold post-professional doctoral degrees; 5% are enrolled in post-professional doctoral programs; 33% are certified specialists in their area of expertise; and 7 have earned Fellow status in professional associations (APTA, ACHE and AAOMPT). Our faculty are recognized for their dedication and expertise on a local, national and international basis. Over the past 2 years, the faculty has averaged over 50 publications in peer reviewed journals annually. Core faculty to student ratio is 1:11.
First and foremost our faculty are skilled clinicians and it is not uncommon to find them engaged in clinical care. This experience and knowledge is consistently brought into the classroom to enhance the students learning. In addition to our rigorous classroom didactic instruction from our faculty, our clinical education program is integrated with the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) and its partner, UPMC Centers for Rehab Services, thereby giving students access to diverse clinical experiences across the healthcare continuum. In addition, several specialty practice experiences are available including, but not limited to: Balance & Vestibular Rehabilitation Clinic, Women’s Health, Sports Medicine, Industrial Rehab, and Hand Therapy. The curriculum is designed to emphasize early and intensive integration of our students into the clinical environment throughout their educational program.
Core Faculty Recognition
We're proud of our accomplished team. View the many achievements of our core faculty.
Clinical Faculty Highlights
Our clincal faculty are experts in their fields. View a list of their specialties.