Main Content:

Research Interests:

  • Health promotion and wellness in persons with chronic conditions, Parkinson’s disease and rehabilitation strategies
  • Investigating the effects of exercise for individuals pre- and post-liver transplantation

Ongoing Projects:

  • Personalized Physical Activity Support Using Precision Activity Tracking in Liver Transplant Candidates

Peer-Reviewed Publications


Deborah Josbeno received a BS in Physical Therapy from Daemen College, a Masters of Science in Physical Therapy and a PhD in Exercise Physiology from the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Josbeno is currently an associate professor in the Department of Physical Therapy. She is certified by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS) as a Clinical Specialist in Neurologic Physical Therapy. She has over 30 years of clinical experience working as a PT in various settings including acute care, rehabilitation, outpatient and home health. Her areas of interest include neuromuscular rehabilitation and wellness and health promotion for individuals with chronic conditions.


Department of Physical Therapy


Doctor of Physical Therapy Residential and Hybrid Program