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Stephen C. Allison, PT, PhD, ECS

Photo of Dr. AllisonDr. Allison is a Colonel in the U.S. Army and acting Chief, Military Performance Division at the U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine. He has received several awards for research including the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists 2002 Excellence in Research Award. Dr. Allison is an associate editor for the Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy. He is a former Director and Associate Professor of the U.S. Army-Baylor University Graduate Program in Physical Therapy. He will teach tDPT 621 Research Evidence Applied to Clinical Practice.

Stephen P. Bailey, PT, PhD

Photo of Dr. BaileyDr. Bailey is an Associate Professor and Research Coordinator in the Department of Physical Therapy Education at Elon University. He is the Director of Salud Latina, Salud de Alamance, a project funded to improve nutritional behavior and increase physical activity in the Latino Community of Alamance County. Dr. Bailey is well published, has served as a reviewer for numerous professional journals and is an American College of Sports Medicine Fellow. He will teach tDPT 706 Topics in Wellness, Fitness and Nutrition and tDPT 809 Directed Research.

Jean M. Bryan, PT, PhD, OCS

Photo of Dr. BryanDr. Bryan is a Professor at Baylor University Graduate School and past Director and faculty member at the U.S. Army-Baylor University Graduate Program in Physical Therapy. She is a retired Colonel with 29 years of experience as a physical therapist in a variety of academic and clinical settings. Dr. Bryan is the immediate past chair of the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties. She will teach tDPT 601 Topics in Professional Practice.

Gail D. Deyle, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT

Dr. Deyle is the founder and senior faculty member of the U.S. Army-Baylor University Doctor of Science Program in Orthopedic Physical Therapy at Brooke Army Medical Center. He has over 25 years of physical therapy experience and has received numerous research awards. Dr. Deyle currently is in private practice and teaches in several academic programs. Also, he teaches continuing education courses including the APTA Radiology for Physical Therapists course. He will teach tDPT 800 Differential Diagnosis and tDPT 620 Clinical Imaging.

Stephen E. Folger, PT, PhD

Photo of Dr. FolgerDr. Folger is an Assistant Professor and Technology Coordinator in the Department of Physical Therapy Education at Elon University. He has numerous publications and presentations including a recent presentation on Interactive Web-Based Case Studies at the World Confederation for Physical Therapists in Spain. Dr. Folger has developed computer software used by physical therapy education programs nationwide to track program course objectives for accreditation. He will teach tDPT 620 Clinical Imaging with Dr. Deyle.

Michelle A. Fritsch, Pharm D

Dr. Fritsch is a clinical pharmacy specialist and Director, Alamance Medication Assistance Program at Alamance Regional Medical Center. She is a certified geriatric pharmacist. Dr. Fritsch is well published, has received numerous research grants and is frequently an invited speaker. She has been on the faculty at Campbell University, University of Missouri and University of Wisconsin teaching pharmacists, nurse practitioners and physician assistants. She will teach tDPT 622 Therapeutic Pharmacology.

Cynthia L. Lewis, PT, PhD

Photo of Dr. LewisDr. Lewis is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy Education at Elon University. She has over 25 years of clinical experience in a variety of settings. Dr. Lewis has numerous professional presentations and publications. She will teach tDPT 706 Topics in Wellness, Fitness and Nutrition with Dr. Bailey.

Lynne M. Lowe, MPT, OCS

Ms. Lowe is a Major in the U.S. Army and Education Coordinator at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C. She completed a year-long residency program at the American Physical Therapy Association and was Assistant Professor in the U.S. Army-Baylor University Graduate Program in Physical Therapy. Professor Lowe will teach tDPT 601 Topics in Professional Practice with Dr. Bryan.

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