DPT Faculty and Staff

Dr. Shannon N. Clifford, PT, Ph.D., MPT

Associate Professor, Physical Therapy
Executive Director, School of Physical Therapy
 
Year joined Kean: 2014
Primary Teaching Area(s): Research, Biomechanics
Primary Clinical Practice Area: Orthopedics
Primary Research Area(s): Patient Centered Clinical Outcomes, Spine
 

Jennifer T. Gentile, PT, DPT, SCS

Director of Clinical Education
 
Year joined Kean: 2014
Primary Teaching Area(s): Clinical Education, Orthopedics and Sports Rehabilitation relating to the general and prenatal populations
Primary Clinical Practice Area: Orthopedics/Sports
Secondary Clinical Practice Area: Prenatal/Postpartum Physical Therapy
Primary Research Area(s): Clinical Education
Specialty Certifications: ABPTS Board Certified in Sports,
Certificate of Achievement in Prenatal Postpartum Physical Therapy
 

George P. Holan, DPT, GCS

Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy
Neurologic Curriculum Coordinator
 
Year joined Kean: 2015
Primary Teaching Area(s): Neurological PT, Anatomy/Physiology
Primary Clinical Practice Area: Home-based Care, Management
Secondary Clinical Practice Area:  Outpatient
Specialty certifications:  ABPTS Board Certified in Geriatrics
 

Mary Anne Riopel, PT, Ph.D, OCS

Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy
Musculoskeletal Curriculum Coordinator
 
Year joined Kean: 2015
Primary Teaching Area(s): Orthopedics, Clinical Simulation, Research
Primary Clinical Practice Area: Orthopedics
Specialty Certifications: APBTS Board Certified in Orthopedics
 

Timothy Marshall, Ph.D., M.s., ACSM/ACS-CET

Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy,
Co-Chair; Alumni Leadership Initiative (ALI), Cardiovascular Curriculum Coordinator
 
Year joined Kean: Full-time in 2016
Primary Teaching Area(s): Cardiopulmonary, Exercise Physiology, Biomechanics/Kinesiology
Primary Clinical Practice Area: Exercise Physiology
Primary Research Area(s):  Neuropathy and gait in patients with cancer diagnoses
Specialty Certifications: ACSM-Certified Cancer Exercise Trainer
 

Kimberly Wynarczuk PT, DPT, PCS, MPH, CHES

Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy,
Pediatrics Curriculum Coordinator
 
Year joined Kean: Full-time in 2016
Primary Teaching Area(s): Human Growth and Development, Foundational Clinical Skills, Psychosocial Aspects of Disability
Primary Clinical Practice Area: School-based Physical Therapy
Primary Research Area(s):  Delivery and Outcomes Related to School-based Physical Therapy
Specialty Certifications: APBTS Board Certified in Pediatrics
 

ASSOCIATED PROGRAM FACULTY

Ralph Bury, PharmaD
Adjunct Professor, SOPT
Specialization: Pharmacology

 

Rebecca Jordan
Rebecca Jordan, PT, DPT

Adjunct Professor, SOPT
Specialization: Musculoskeletal PT
and Lymphedema
Tom A. Koc
Tom A. Koc, PT, PhD, DPT,CIMT

Adjunct Professor, SOPT
Specialization: Cardiopulmonary PT

Ahmed Abouelela, PhD, DPT
Adjunct Professor, SOPT
Specialization: Neuroscience

   

 

PROFESSIONAL STAFF

Tamanisha Green

Tramanisha Green, MS
Manages front office operations
of the School of Physical Therapy.
Oversees student services, registration,
scheduling, and graduate assistants.
 

 


Sharon Tisdale
Clerk/Typist

Public Notice of Candidacy

Effective May 2016, Kean University has been granted Candidate for Accreditation status by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, VA, 22314; phone: 703-706-3245; email: accreditation@apta.org). Candidate for Accreditation is a pre-accreditation status of affiliation with the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education that indicates that the program is progressing toward accreditation and may matriculate students in technical/professional courses. Candidate for Accreditation is not an accreditation status nor does it assure eventual accreditation. Furthermore, though achievement of Candidate for Accreditation status signifies satisfactory progress toward accreditation, it does not assure that the program will be granted accreditation. More information about the accreditation process through Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) can be found at http://www.capteonline.org/

 
CAPTE
1111 North Fairfax Street
Alexandria, VA  22314
phone 703-706-3245
 

Updated 8/22/17