SENIOR FACULTY

Education

  • Masters in Physical Therapy, US Army-Baylor University Graduate Program in Physical Therapy, 1984
  • PhD in Education/Sports Medicine, University of Virginia

Professional Experience

  • Current faculty member at the University of Texas Health Center, San Antonio
  • Has performed electrophysiologic tests since 1988
  • Various positions in Army and Navy Physical Therapy clinics throughout the United States and Japan
  • Associate professor at the Army-Baylor University Graduate Program in Physical Therapy, 1997-2001
  • Associate professor at the US Army-Brooke Army Medical Center Orthopedic Clinical Residency Program, 1997-2001
  • Retired Captain in the US Navy and head of physical therapy and its electrophysiologic testing lab at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, Virginia

Professional Memberships, Awards and Publications

  • Member of the APTA Specialization Academy of Content Experts, a Reviewer for Physical Therapy
  • Author of several manuscripts and book chapters on various topics in orthopedic and electrophysiologic physical therapy

Education

  • Bachelors in Physical Therapy, Temple University, 1989
  • Masters specializing in Orthopedic Physical Therapy, Hahnemann University, 1998
  • Doctorate of Science Degree in Clinical Electrophysiology at Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions, Provo, UT

Professional Experience

  • Director Motion Analysis Department and Intraoperative Monitoring Program at Shriners’ Hospital for Children, Present
  • Electromyographer, Philadelphia Hand Center, Present

Professional Memberships, Awards and Publications

  • Published in the Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine
  • Presented nationally
  • Awarded grant funding in the area of Brachial Plexus Birth Palsy

Education

  • Bachelors in Physical Therapy, Mayo Clinic, 1980
  • Masters with an emphasis in Biomechanics, University of Kentucky
  • PhD in Exercise and Sports Sciences, University of Florida, 1996
  • Board Certified in Clinical Electroneuromyography (ECS)

Professional Experience

  • Active duty with the United States Navy since 1980
  • 20+ years experience in the clinical practice of EMG
  • Taught numerous EMG Courses throughout the country
  • Past academic and clinical director of the year-long ‘Certificate in Electrophysiologic Evaluation’ Course for over four years
  • Retired after 30 years of exemplary service in the US Navy

Professional Memberships, Awards and Publications

  • American Physical Therapy Association, (APTA)
  • Board of Specialty Advisors in Electroneuromyography, (APTA)
  • Section of Clinical Electrophysiology, (APTA)

Education

  • Masters in Physical Therapy, Widener University, 2001
  • Certificate in Electrophysiological Evaluation, Expert Clinical Benchmarks, LLC, 2004
  • Completed didactic and practical examinations through AAET, Registered Nerve Conduction Study Technician, 2005
  • Electrophysiological Certified Specialist (ECS), sponsored by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties, 2008
  • Doctorate in Physical Therapy, Temple University

Professional Experience

  • Performs electrophysiological evaluations for the PinnacleHealth System in Central Pennsylvania as well as several independent surgical groups in the area
  • Adjunct faculty member for Lebanon Valley College Physical Therapy School providing lecture and laboratory expertise for functional capacity evaluations and electrophysiologic testing modules

Professional Memberships, Awards and Publications

  • American Physical Therapy Association, (APTA)
  • Section of Clinical Electrophysiology, (APTA)
  • Co-authored Master’s Thesis published in JOSPT, 2001
  • Member Golden Key International Honor Society, 2010

Education

  • Masters in Physical Therapy, College of Staten Island, 2003
  • Certificate of Proficiency in Electrophysiologic Evaluation, Expert Clinical Benchmarks, LLC, 2004
  • Electrophysiological Certified Specialist (ECS) sponsored by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties, 2010

Professional Experience

  • Director of rehabilitation at a skilled nursing facility in Staten Island, NY
  • Staff physical therapist at Staten Island University Hospital, 2003 – 2006
  • Performs EMG/NCS studies in various locations in the NY metropolitan area

Professional Memberships, Awards and Publications

  • Co-author of two peer-reviewed publications in the field of nerve conduction studies
  • Adjunct professor of anatomy and Clinical EMG at the College of Staten Island
  • Guest lecturer in NY area physical therapy schools in the subject of electrophysiologic studies
  • American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)
  • American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), Geriatric Section
  • American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), Policy & Administration Section
  • American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), Electrophysiologic Section

Education

  • Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO  –  Bachelor of Science, Sports Medicine, May 2004
  • University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA – Doctorate of Physical Therapy, Class of 2008
  • American Academy of Clinical Electrodiagnosis Residency, Los Angeles, CA – Completed in 2013, with California Electroneuromyography State Certification Exam and APTA Electrophysiological Clinical Specialist exams passed early 2014

Professional Experience

  • Electromyographer for the neurology department of an HMO group in California. Referrals from all specialties such as, neurologists, orthopedic surgeons, neuro surgeons, rheumatologists, podiatrists and internal medicine
  • Guest lecturer on EMGs to physical therapy programs in southern California
  • Physical therapist in outpatient physical therapy settings, evaluating and treating a myriad orthopedic, neurologic and vestibular dysfunctions
  • Training in surface EMG and its application to the assessment and biofeedback to sport performance

Professional Memberships, Awards and Publications

  • Publications in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning and the APTA Orthopaedic Section quarterly journal
  • Membership of the APTA’s sections in Electrophysiology and Orthopaedics

Education

  • Doctor in Chiropractic, New York Chiropractic College, 1990
  • Post-doctorate program in Chiropractic Neurology, 1993
  • Certificate in Electrophysiologic Evaluation, Neumann College, 1997

Professional Experience

  • Staff Chiropractor for a regional multidisciplinary chronic pain/neurology center that performs EMG evaluations, present
  • Nationally registered electrodiagnostic technician

Education

  • Bachelors of Health Science in Physical Therapy, University of Kentucky, 1994
  • Bachelors of Science in Psychobiology, Centre College, Danville, Kentucky
  • Advanced Masters in Physical Therapy, Rocky Mountain University of Health Profession, Provo, UT, 2001
  • Board certified by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialists in both Clinical Electrophysiology (ECS) and in Orthopedics (OCS)

Professional Experience

  • Major in the US Army and Chief Physical Therapist, Ft Eustis, Virginia, Present
  • Various positions in the Unites States Army
    • Physical therapist, Ft Benning, Georgia
    • Chief Physical Therapist, Ft Lee, Virginia
    • Assistant to the Chief, Army Medical Specialist Corps
  • Has performed electrophysiologic tests since 1998
  • Adjunct faculty to the Army-Baylor University Graduate Program in Physical Therapy
  • Guest lecturer to several other university physical therapy programs and professional organizations

Professional Memberships, Awards and Publications

  • American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)
  • Previously held offices in the Section on Clinical Electrophysiology of the APTA
  • He has been published in peer-reviewed journals

Education

  • Bachelors in Physical Therapy, Old Dominion University, 1993
  • Commissioned as an officer in the United States Navy, 1993
  • Specialty Board Certification in Clinical Electrophysiologic testing
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist

Professional Experience

  • Physical therapist aboard a US Naval Ship in the Persian Gulf, Present
  • Has held various positions in physical therapy clinics at three large Naval Hospitals
  • Invited lecturer on upper extremity neuroanatomy and clinical electrophysiology at Neumann College
  • Invited laboratory instructor for clinical electrophysiology at Old Dominion University
  • Has performed electrophysiologic tests since 1998
  • Has trained and served as a hospital corpsman, advanced laboratory technician, and an emergency medical technician
  • Began career in healthcare by enlisting in the Navy, 1986

Education

  • Bachelors in Physical Therapy, New York University, 1965
  • Masters in Physical Therapy, Boston College, 1972
  • PhD of Philosophy, University of Iowa, 1981
  • Began EMG training in 1966 and has continued his growth in EMG testing

Professional Experience

  • Officer in the United States Public Health Service, 1965-1991
  • One of the first individuals to organize special Courses in clinical electromyography, 1972
  • He has taught many electromyography Courses in the USA and internationally, 1972-present

Professional Memberships, Awards and Publications

  • Published in 45 publications in peer-reviewed journals, two books
  • Presented internationally and within the United States
  • He is a Catherine Worthingham Fellow of the American Physical Therapy Association

Education

  • Bachelors, cum laude, New York University, 1954
  • Master of Arts in Physical Therapy, New York University, 1958
  • PhD in Neurophysiology, New York University

Professional Experience

  • His interest in electromyography dates from 1960
  • Developed an Electromyographic laboratory (Gateway Electrodiagnostic Laboratory) at St Vincent’s Medical Center, Staten Island, NY
  • Examined a wide range of neuromuscular disorders from infants to the elderly for more than 45 years
  • Taught EMG to physicians and physical therapists since 1973
  • Taught EMG at the graduate level to doctoral students in Pathokinesiology at NYU since 1975

Professional Memberships, Awards and Publications

  • Charter member of the National Association of Clinical Neurophysiology since 1970
  • Founding member of the Section on Clinical Electrophysiology, APTA
  • Publications on Electromyography are found in Desmedt, Ed Electromyographic evaluation of lower leg muscles during Isokinetic dorsiflexion and plantarflexion at a variety of speeds
  • Honorary member of the Belgian Electromyographic Association in 1973
  • Authored two chapters on the Clinical Interpretation of Electromyography for hand surgeons, edited by Dr Hunter in 1976 and 1980
  • Dr Nelson passed away in 2010

Education

  • State University of New York, Binghamton University, Binghamton NY Biology Major, 1999
  • City University of New York, College of Staten Island, Staten Island NY Associate of Science in Biology, 2003
  • City University of New York, College of Staten Island, Staten Island NY Combined B.S. and M.S. in Physical Therapy, 2005

Professional Experience

  • Eger Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, Staten Island, NY Physical Therapist since 2010
  • Staten Island University Hospital, New York Senior Physical Therapist, 2005-2010
  • Performed nerve conduction studies since 2007 and electromyography since 2010 for Lugo Comprehensive PT Services, Staten Island, NY
  • Laboratory instructor and lecturer for Expert Clinical Benchmarks, LLC in the area of NCS and EMG since 2008
  • Graduate Center CUNY, City University of New York, College of Staten Island, Staten Island NY, Adjunct Instructor, DPT Program – PHT 88500 Electroneuromyography and Motion Analysis, 2008 to present

Professional Memberships, Awards and Publications

  • Co-author with Dr. Maria Knikou, PhD “On the Methods Employed to Record and Measure the Human Soleus H-Reflex” Somatosensory and Motor Research March-June; 23 (1): 55-62, 2006.
  • College of Staten Island Department of Biology Faculty Award in the Physical Therapy Program, 2005
  • New York Physical Therapy Association Brooklyn-Staten Island District Award for Meritorious Student Achievement, 2005
  • Winner of five Service Excellence Awards from Staten Island University Hospital, 2005-2010
  • Current member of the American Physical Therapy Association, Electrophysiology Section

Education

  • Stony Brook University, 1986
  • Doctor of Chiropractic, New York Chiropractic College, 1989
  • Diplomate in Chiropractic Neurology in 1993
  • Registered nerve conduction studies technologist R.NCS through the AAET, 1996
  • Certificate of proficiency in electrophysiology, Expert Clinical Benchmarks, LLC

Professional Experience

  • Active private practice in a multi-specialty center, 1990-present
  • Post-graduate faculty member, New York Chiropractic College and lead instructor for Graston Technique under the auspices of Therapy Care Resources
  • Taught and developed post-graduate Courses around the United States and in Canada on topics concerning neurology, musculoskeletal rehabilitation and treatment of soft tissue conditions
  • Has performed electrophysiological evaluations for more than 18 years. Currently provides his clinical and technical experience along side a medical neurologist and well respected neuro-surgical practice

Professional Memberships, Awards and Publications

  • Member New York State Chiropractic Association
  • Awarded the Robert E. Kellogg distinguished lecture certificate on median nerve entrapment

FACULTY

Education

  • Certificate of Proficiency in Electrophysiologic Evaluation, Expert Clinical Benchmarks, LLC, 2011
  • Doctorate in Physical Therapy, College of Staten Island, 2011

Professional Experience

  • Performs EMG studies at the Manhattan Center for Headaches and Neurology, Present
  • Physical Therapist at Sports Training Physical Therapy, Present
  • Has performed Nerve Conduction Studies throughout the state of NJ for physicians, neurologists, and other health care professionals since 2006

Professional Memberships, Awards and Publications

  • American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)

Education

  • Bachelors in Biology, College of Mount Vincent, 1992
  • Doctorate in Chiropractic, Life Chiropractic College, 1996
  • Electrodiagnostic Certification, New York Chiropractic College, 1997
  • Certificate in Electrodiagnostic Testing, New York Chiropractic College, 1998
  • Post-doctorate program in Chiropractic Neurology, Logan Chiropractic College, 2001
  • Certificate in Electrophysiologic Evaluation, Expert Clinical Benchmarks, LLC & University of Bridgeport, 2010

Professional Experience

  • Owner of active private practice, 1996 – present
  • Has performed electrodiagnostic evaluations for more than 10-years
  • On-site Educator / Lecturer of various Fortune 500 companies on Ergonomics, Spinal Health and Repetitive Stress Injuries

Professional Memberships, Awards and Publications

  • Member of the NY Chiropractic Association
  • Past student clinician of the Chiropractic Research Department at Life Chiropractic College

Education

  • Bachelor Science in Exercise Science, Arkansas State University, 2000
  • Masters of Science in Health Promotion & Wellness Management, Missouri State University, 2002
  • Doctorate in Physical Therapy, Southwest Baptist University, 2009
  • Orthopedic Certified Specialist (OCS), American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties, 2010
  • Certificate in Electroneuromyography, Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions
  • Doctor of Science in Physical Therapy, Andrews University, anticipated completion, 2013
  • AAOMPT Manual Therapy Fellowship, Regis University, anticipated completion, 2013

Professional Experience

  • Division Officer of rehabilitation at a branch medical clinic in San Diego, CA
  • Commissioned as an officer in the US Navy
  • Performs EMG/NCS studies in a direct assess setting for the US Navy

Professional Memberships, Awards and Publications

  • Author and co-author of several manuscripts and book chapters on various topics in orthopedic/sports medicine and radiology
  • American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)
  • American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), Orthopedic Section
  • American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), Electrophysiologic Section
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists (AAOMPT)

Dr. Hale is an audiologist, assistant professor and clinic director at A.T. Still University in Mesa, Az. He also serves as faculty at Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix, Az. Dr. Hale received his bachelor of Science degree from Arizona State University and his AuD degree from the Arizona School of Health Sciences at ATSU. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Audiology (AAA) and is certified by the American Speech Language and Hearing Association (ASHA). Dr. Hale has extensive experience in both hospital and private practice settings and has mentored students from a variety of health disciplines. His professional interests include neuroscience, auditory evoked potentials, vestibular assessment & rehabilitation and inter-professional collaboration.

SENIOR LABORATORY FACULTY

Education

  • Masters in Physical Therapy, Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science, 1994
  • Certificate of Proficiency in Electrophysiology, Expert Clinical Benchmarks, LLC, 2003
  • Electrophysiological Certified Specialist (ECS), sponsored by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties, 2009

Professional Experience

  • Provides EMG/NCV studies for the Gettysburg Hospital and also completes studies on a contract basis for private physician offices including podiatry, orthopedic and general practitioners
  • Staff Physical Therapist, Gettysburg Hospital Rehabilitation Outpatient Department, 2002-present
  • Staff Physical Therapist, 1994- 2002

Education

  • Masters in Physical Therapy, Bergen University, Bergen, Norway, 1984
  • PhD in Electrophysiology, Rocky Mountain University of Health Sciences, Provo, UT, 2004
  • Certificate of Proficiency in Electrophysiologic Evaluations, Expert Clinical Benchmarks, LLC, 1999
  • Certification in Manual Therapy, University of St Augustine, 2001
  • Board Certification in Electrophysiological Physical Therapy (ECS), 2003
  • Board Certified Hypno-therapist

Professional Experience

  • Owns a private practice, Body Power Physical Therapy
  • Guest lecturer, teaching EMG/NCV in NY area physical therapy schools
  • Published articles in peer-reviewed publications in various health-related subjects including one in the field of nerve conduction studies that he co-authored with Dr. Roger Nelson and Dr. Arthur Nelson
  • He is also a writing hypnosis-related book and teaching a hypnosis Course for instructors

LABORATORY FACULTY

Stanley Delva, NCT-C (10-1001)

Michael Monroe, NCT-C (10-1002)

Robert Sundback, NCT-C (8-1001)