Faculty

The Rehabilitation Science PhD program’s faculty members and graduate students study a wide variety of topics related to movement and disability sciences. To learn more about the great people in our program, including area of specialization, current curriculum vitae, and contact information, select an individual below.

Meryl J Alappattu

Meryl J Alappattu DPT, PhD

Research Assistant Professor
Department: HP-PHYSICAL THERAPY
Phone: (352) 273-9661
Lori J Altmann

Lori J Altmann

Associate Professor
Department: HP-SLP LANG & HEARING SCI
Phone: (352) 273-6594
Jason M Beneciuk

Jason M Beneciuk

RES AST PROF
Department: HP-PHYSICAL THERAPY
Phone: (352) 273-6085
Joel E Bialosky

Joel E Bialosky

CLIN ASO PROF
Department: HP-PHYSICAL THERAPY
Phone: (352) 733-1162
Mark D Bishop

Mark D Bishop PT, PhD, FAPTA

Associate Professor And Director Of Doctor Of Physical Therapy Program
Department: HP-PHYSICAL THERAPY
Phone: (352) 273-6112
Email: bish@ufl.edu
Neil N Chheda

Neil N Chheda MD

Associate Professor, Chief, Division Of Laryngology And Residency Program Director
Department: MD-OTOLARYNGOLOGY
Phone: (352) 273-5199
David J Clark

David J Clark Sc.D.

Associate Professor
Department: MD-AGING-CLINICAL RESEARCH
Phone: (352) 376-1611
Sherrilene Classen

Sherrilene Classen PhD

Professor And Chair
Department: HP-OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY
Phone: (352) 273-6883
Sean C Forbes

Sean C Forbes

ASO PROF
Department: HP-PHYSICAL THERAPY
Phone: (352) 273-6111
Emily J Fox

Emily J Fox PT, PhD

Research Associate Professor; Director Of Neuromuscular Research, Brooks Rehabilitation; Clinical Research Scientist, Brooks-PHHP Research Collaboration
Department: HP-PHYSICAL THERAPY
Phone: (352) 273-6117
David Fuller

David Fuller

Professor
Department: HP-PHYSICAL THERAPY
Phone: (352) 273-6634
Elisa Gonzalez-Rothi

Elisa Gonzalez-Rothi

RESEARCH ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
Department: HP-PHYSICAL THERAPY
Phone: (352) 273-6085
Karen W Hegland

Karen W Hegland

Associate Professor And Director Of The Master’s Of Arts Degree In Communication Sciences & Disorders Program
Department: HP-SLP LANG & HEARING SCI
Phone: (352) 294-8366
Russell T Hepple

Russell T Hepple Ph.D.

PROF
Department: HP-PHYSICAL THERAPY
Phone: (352) 294-8703
Daniel C Herman

Daniel C Herman MD, PhD, FACSM, FISBS, FAAPMR, CAQSM

Assistant Professor
Department: HH-APK-ADMINISTRATION
Phone: (352) 273-7001
Subspecialties:
  • Sports Medicine
Marybeth Horodyski

Marybeth Horodyski

Professor And Director Of Research
Department: MD-ORTHOPAEDICS / REHAB
Phone: (352) 273-7074
Andrew R Judge

Andrew R Judge

Professor
Department: HP-PHYSICAL THERAPY
Phone: (352) 273-9220
Jessica M Kramer

Jessica M Kramer PhD, OTR/L

Associate Professor
Department: HP-OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY
Phone: (352) 273-6817
John Kramer

John Kramer PhD

Clinical Assistant Professor
Department: HP-OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY
Phone: (352) 273-9638
Consuelo M Kreider

Consuelo M Kreider PhD, OTR/L

Clinical Assistant Professor
Department: HP-OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY
Phone: (352) 273-6621
Chiung-ju (CJ) Liu

Chiung-ju (CJ) Liu PhD, OTR/L, FGSA

Associate Professor
Department: HP-OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY
Phone: (352) 273-6496
Kenneth J Logan

Kenneth J Logan

Associate Professor, Interim Chair
Department: HP-SLP LANG & HEARING SCI
Phone: (352) 273-6561
Donovan J Lott

Donovan J Lott

RES ASO PROF
Department: HP-PHYSICAL THERAPY
Phone: (352) 273-9226
Todd Manini

Todd Manini Ph.D.

Professor; Chief, Division Of EDGE
Department: MD-AGING-CLINICAL RESEARCH
Phone: (352) 273-5914
Matthew Masapollo

Matthew Masapollo Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Department: HP-SLP LANG & HEARING SCI
Phone: (352) 273-6095
Gordon S Mitchell

Gordon S Mitchell Ph.D.

PROF
Department: HP-PHYSICAL THERAPY
Phone: (352) 273-6085
Christine T Myers

Christine T Myers PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, FNAP

Clinical Associate Professor And Director, Doctor Of Occupational Therapy Program
Department: HP-OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY
Phone: (352) 273-6817
Susan Nittrouer

Susan Nittrouer Ph.D.

PROF
Department: HP-SLP LANG & HEARING SCI
Phone: (352) 273-5303
Yonghee Oh

Yonghee Oh Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Department: HP-SLP LANG & HEARING SCI
Phone: (352) 294-8675
Deidre B Pereira

Deidre B Pereira Ph.D., ABPP

Associate Professor & Associate Chair For Postgraduate Programs
Department: Department of Clinical and Health Psychology
Phone: (352) 273-6039
Subspecialties:
  • Clinical Health Psychology
Emily K Plowman

Emily K Plowman

Professor, Doctoral Program Director
Department: HP-SLP LANG & HEARING SCI
Phone: (352) 273-8632
Jamie L Pomeranz

Jamie L Pomeranz PhD, CRC, CLCP

Clinical Professor And Director, Social And Behavioral Science Public Health Program, Director Of Continuing Education And Certificate In Driver Rehabilitation Therapy Programs
Department: HP-OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY
Phone: (352) 273-6566
Federico Pozzi

Federico Pozzi

AST PROF
Department: HP-PHYSICAL THERAPY
Phone: (352) 273-6957
Sergio Romero

Sergio Romero

Research Assistant Professor
Department: HP-OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY
Phone: (352) 273-6135
Dorian K Rose

Dorian K Rose

Research Associate Professor
Department: HP-PHYSICAL THERAPY
Phone: (352) 273-8307
Orit Shechtman

Orit Shechtman PhD, OTR/L

Associate Professor
Department: HP-OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY
Phone: (352) 273-6021
Sterling W Sheffield

Sterling W Sheffield Au.D., Ph.D., CCC-A

AST PROF
Department: HP-SLP LANG & HEARING SCI
Phone: (352) 273-6161
Barbara K Smith

Barbara K Smith

Assistant Professor
Department: HP-PHYSICAL THERAPY
Phone: (352) 294-5315
Tanja Taivassalo

Tanja Taivassalo

RES ASO PROF
Department: MD-PHYSIOLOGY FUNCTIONAL GENOM
Phone: (352) 339-6666
William J Triggs

William J Triggs MD

Associate Professor
Department: MD-NEUROLOGY-ADMIN/EDUC
Phone: (352) 273-5000
Krista H Vandenborne

Krista H Vandenborne PhD

Chair
Department: HP-PHYSICAL THERAPY
Phone: (352) 273-6085
Terrie Vasilopoulos

Terrie Vasilopoulos PhD

Assistant Professor Of Anesthesiology And Orthopaedics And Rehabilitation
Department: MD-ANESTHESIOLOGY-GENERAL
Phone: (352) 273-8910
Heather K Vincent

Heather K Vincent Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Department: MD-PHYSICAL MEDICINE & REHAB
Phone: (352) 294-5800
Kevin R Vincent

Kevin R Vincent M.D., Ph.D.

Interim Chair & Associate Professor
Department: MD-PHYSICAL MEDICINE & REHAB
Phone: (352) 273-7001
Subspecialties:
  • Sports Medicine
Zheng Wang

Zheng Wang PhD

Assistant Professor
Department: HH-APK-ADMINISTRATION
Phone: (352) 273-6450
Rebecca J Willcocks

Rebecca J Willcocks

RES AST PROF
Department: HP-PHYSICAL THERAPY
Phone: (352) 294-5997
Sandra M Winter

Sandra M Winter PhD, OTR/L

Research Assistant Scientist
Department: HP-OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY
Phone: (352) 273-7486