Bonnie Virag is an assistant professor in the Department of Physical Therapy. She serves as the Doctor of Physical Therapy program Community Engagement and Interprofessional Education Coordinator, leading development and coordination of community engagement and interprofessional education opportunities for all physical therapy students. She is the primary faculty supervisor for DPT students at the Birmingham Free Clinic and at the SHRS Wellness Pavilion at the Community Engagement Center (CEC) in Homewood. Virag serves as the Physical Therapy Student Service Board faculty advisor in which she guides student-led community engagement programs and volunteer activities that are designed to help improve and sustain the health of our local Pittsburgh communities. She is a member of the Department of Physical Therapy clinical education team and lectures in various courses.
Virag is an American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS) Orthopedic Clinical Specialist and a dual-credentialed physical therapist and certified athletic trainer (ATC.) Her clinical practice as a physical therapist includes outpatient orthopedics and acute care physical therapy. She has extensive experience working with the Veteran population as well as with athletes in Division I collegiate athletics, high school and professional sports.
She received her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of Pittsburgh, her Master of Arts in exercise and sport science with an athletic training concentration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and her Bachelor of Science in athletic training from Duquesne University.
Education & Training
- American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS) Orthopedic Clinical Specialist