Physical Therapy

Faculty & Staff

Department of Physical Therapy
School of Health Professions
University of Texas Medical Branch
301 University Blvd.
Galveston, TX 77555-1144
O: SHP/SON 3.1042
P: 409-772-3068
F: 409-747-1613
E: utmbdptp@utmb.edu

Department Faculty

Janna McGaugh

Janna McGaugh, ScD, PT, OCS, FAAOMPT

Chair ad Interim and Associate Professor

jamcgaug@utmb.edu

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Lindsay Allen

Lindsay M. Allen, DPT, MBA, PT, OCS, SCS, FAAOMPT

Assistant Professor of Instruction

liallen@utmb.edu

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Gregory Brusola

Gregory Brusola, DPT, PhD, PT, MSCS

Assistant Professor of Instruction

gabrusol@utmb.edu

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Tony Chao

Tony Chao, PhD

Assistant Professor

tochao@utmb.edu

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Laurie Farroni

Laurie W. Farroni, DPT, PT, PCS

Assistant Professor of Instruction

Director of Clinical Education, DPT Program

ljwarrin@utmb.edu

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Memrie D. Ferguson, PT, DPT

Assistant Professor of Instruction

mdfergus@utmb.edu

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Steven Fisher

Steven R. Fisher, PhD, PT, GCS

Associate Professor

stfisher@utmb.edu

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Michael Furtado

Michael Furtado, DPT, PT, NCS

Associate Professor

mifurtad@utmb.edu

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Rebecca Galloway

Rebecca Galloway, PhD, PT, GCS, CEEAA

Associate Professor of Instruction

regallow@utmb.edu

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Lynne Hughes

Lynne Hughes, PhD, PT, OCS, MTC

Associate Professor

lyhughes@utmb.edu

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Mansoo Ko

Mansoo, Ko, PhD

Associate Professor

mako@utmb.edu

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Adrianna Laprea Ellis

Adrianna Laprea Ellis, DPT, PT

Assistant Professor of Instruction

alellis@utmb.edu

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Laura Oppermann

Laura Oppermann, DPT, PT

Assistant Professor of Instruction

lmopperm@utmb.edu

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Ryan Pontiff

Ryan Pontiff, DPT, PT, OCS, FAAOMPT, PhD(c)

Assistant Professor of Instruction

rypontif@utmb.edu

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Crystalyn Richard

Crystalyn Richard, PT, DPT, GCS, CEEAA

Assistant Professor of Instruction

cryricha@utmb.edu

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Helen Rogers

Helen Rogers, PhD, PT

Associate Professor

hrogers@utmb.edu

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Jeanne Smith

Jeanne M. Smith, DPT, PT, OCS, SCS, MTC, STC

Assistant Professor of Instruction

Director of Clinical Education, PT Bridge Program

jeamsmit@utmb.edu

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Shih-Chiao Tseng, PT, PhD

Associate Professor

shtseng@utmb.edu

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James Walrath

James Walrath, DPT, PT

Assistant Professor of Instruction

jawalrat@utmb.edu

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Rodney Welsh

Rodney L. Welsh, PhD, PT, OTR

Assistant Professor

rlwelsh@utmb.edu

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Department Staff

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Mary Piazza

Software Systems Specialist II - Bridge Program

cmpiazza@utmb.edu

Donna Swanson

Donna Swanson

Coordinator II

dlswanso@utmb.edu

Robyn Williams

Robyn Williams

Administrative Coordinator

rwilliam@utmb.edu

Emeritus Faculty

Gertrude Freeman, PT
Professor Emeritus
gafreeman@utmb.edu

Betty Landen
Professor Emeritus

Kurt Mossberg, PT, PhD
Professor Emeritus
kmossber@utmb.edu

Miles Reich, PT
Associate Professor Emeritus
mireich@utmb.edu


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