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Gordon Alderink
aldering@gvsu.edu
Associate Professor Alderink
B.A. Biology

Hope College Certificate in Physical Therapy
Mayo School of Health Related Sciences M.S. Kinesiology
University of Michigan Ph.D. Engineering
Theoretical Mechanics/Biomechanics Michigan State University Licensed PT, Michigan
Member
APTA, Education and Orthopedic Sections Gait/Clinical Movement Analysis Society American Society of Biomechanics Research Interests
Gait, throwing & spinal biomechanics Spinal manual therapy Barb Baker
bakerb@gvsu.edu
Associate Professor Baker B.S. Biology
Furman University M.P.T. Physical Therapy
Emory University Ph.D. Interdisciplinary Health Sciences
Western Michigan University Neuro Developmental Training
Neurologic Certified Specialist (NCS)
Licensed PT, Michigan
Member APTA, Neurology Section
Research Interests Vestibular disorders Balance Multiple Sclerosis
Meri Goehring
goehrinm@gvsu.edu Associate Professor Goehring B.S. Physical Therapy Wichita State University M.H.S. Health Science Wichita State University Ph.D., Allied Health Nova Southeastern University Board Certified Geriatric Clinical Specialist American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties 2000, re-certified 2009 Licensed PT, Michigan Member APTA, Geriatric and Acute Care Sections American Geriatric Society Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy Research Interests Geriatrics, orthopedics
Mary Green
greenm@gvsu.edu Assistant Professor Green
B.A. Biology
LeMoyne College M.S. Physical Therapy
Arcadia University J.D. Michigan State University
College of Law Licensed PT, Michigan
Member
APTA, Neurology & Health Policy Sections Research Interests Neurologic physical therapy Medical/legal issues
Cathy Harro
h arroc@gvsu.edu Assistant Professor Harro
B.S. Physical Therapy
University of Illinois M.S. Neurologic Physical Therapy
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill Neurologic Clinical Specialist (NCS)
Licensed PT, Michigan
Member
APTA, Education & Neurology Sections West Michigan Brain Injury Association Research Interests
Evidence based evaluation & interventions for balance & gait in clients with neurologic diagnoses Barb Hoogenboom
hoogenbb@gvsu.edu Professor Hoogenboom
B.S.
Calvin College Certificate in Physical Therapy
Cleveland State University M.H.S.
Grand Valley State University Ed.D. Educational Leadership
Eastern Michigan University Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC), Licensed Athletic Trainer State of Michigan
Sports Clinical Specialist (SCS)
Licensed PT, Michigan
Member
APTA, Sports Section American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine Research Interests
Female athlete triad Female athlete nutrition ACL injury prevention in female athletes Neuromuscular training & intervention Functional movement Lisa Kenyon
kenyonli@gvsu.edu Associate Professor Kenyon B.S. Physical Therapy University of Vermont M.H.S. Masters of Health Sciences University of Indianapolis Ph.D. Physical Therapy Nova Southeastern University Pediatric Clinical Specialist (PCS) Licensed PT, Michigan Member APTA, Pediatric & Education Sections Pediatric Specialty Council American Academy of Cerebral Palsy & Developmental Medicine Research Interests Pediatrics Physical Therapist Education
Bonni Kinne
kinneb@gvsu.edu Assistant Professor Kinne Academic Coordinator of Clinical Education B.S. Biomedical Sciences Western Michigan University M.A. Exercise Science Western Michigan University M.S. Physical Therapy Grand Valley State University APTA, Basic & Advanced Credentialed Clinical Instructor Nationally Certified in Vestibular Rehabilitation Licensed PT, Michigan Member APTA, Education Section APTA Clinical Education Special Interest Group Vestibular Disorders Association Research Interests Vestibular Rehabilitation Clinical Education
Mary Lomonaco-Harig
l omonacm@gvsu.edu Assistant Professor Lomonaco-Harig
B.S. and Certificate in Physical Therapy
Northwestern University M.H.S. Grand Valley State University
Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS) American Board of Physical Therapy Specialists Certificate Advanced Manual Certification through North American Institute of Manual Therapy - COMT Licensed PT, Michigan Member APTA, Orthopedic Section Research Interests: Orthopedic & Manual Therapy
Karen Ozga
ozgak@gvsu.edu Assistant Professor Ozga
Director of Clinical Education B.S. Physical Therapy
Wayne State University M.M.Sc. - Physical Therapy in Neurological practice
Emory University Basic & Advanced APTA Credential Clinical Instructor APTA Credentialed CCIP Trainer Licensed PT, Michigan
Member
APTA, Education & Geriatric Sections APTA Clinical Education Special Interest Group Research Interests
Clinical education Professional development Geriatrics Jon Rose
rosej1@gvsu.edu Assistant Professor Rose B.A. English Literature Boston University M.S. Exercise Science Eastern Illinois University Certificate of Physical Therapy Ohio State University Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC) Licensed Athletic Trainer Sports Clinical Specialist (SCS) Licensed PT, Michigan Member APTA, Orthopedics, Sports & Educational Sections Research Interests Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
Michael J. Shoemaker
shoemami@gvsu.edu Associate Professor Shoemaker
B.S. Physical Education/Exercise Science
Calvin College D.P.T.
Slippery Rock University Ph.D. Interdisciplinary Health Sciences Western Michigan University
Geriatric Certified Specialist (GCS)
Licensed PT, Michigan
Vice-President, Michigan Physical Therapy Association
Member
APTA, Geriatric, Cardiopulmonary & Education Sections Research interests
Cardiopulmonary rehabilitation, health policy Simulation in health professional education Corey Sobeck
sobeckc@gvsu.edu Assistant Professor Sobeck
B.S. Health Sciences
Grand Valley State University M.S. Physical Therapy
Grand Valley State University D.Sc. Physical Therapy Oakland University Graduate Certificate - Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy Oakland University Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS) American Board of Physical Therapy Specialists Licensed PT, Michigan Member APTA, Orthopedic & Education Sections American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists Research Interests: Reliability and Validity of Orthopedic & Manual Therapy Assessment Techniques Manual Therapy Intervention Outcomes Effectiveness of Specific Training Exercises
John Stevenson
stevensj@gvsu.edu Professor Stevenson B.A. - English History & Literature Vassar College M.S. - Physical Education Pennsylvania State University Ph.D. - Human Performance (Biomechanics) Indiana University MS.P.T. - Physical Therapy Central Michigan University Licensed PT, Michigan Certified Ergonomics Associate, Board of Certification in Professional Ergonomics Member APTA, Orthopedic Section APTA Orthopedics Section - Occupational Health Special Interest Group APTA Task Force on Safe Patient Handling & Movement Human Factors & Ergonomics Society Editorial Board, Annual Review of Golf Coaching Research Interests Safe Patient Handling & Movement Occupational Health & Work Injury Prevention Ergonomics Sport Science (psychology and biomechanics)
Laurie Stickler
sticklel@gvsu.edu Assistant Professor Stickler
B.S. Health Sciences

Grand Valley State University M.S. Physical Therapy
Grand Valley State University D.H.S Physical Therapy
University of Indianapolis Orthopedic Certified Specialist (OCS)
Licensed PT, Michigan
Member
APTA, Orthopedic & Education Sections Research Interests Physical therapist education Movement/strength analysis Female athlete triad
Dan Vaughn
vaughnd@gvsu.edu Professor Vaughn
B.S. Physical Therapy
East Carolina University M.S. Orthopedic Manual Therapy
Ola Grimsby Institute Ph.D. Exercise Physiology
Michigan State University Certificates
Levels I and II of Manual Therapy Licensed PT, Michigan
Fellow
American Academy of Ortho. Manual Physical Therapists Member
APTA Research Interests
Efficacy of manual therapy interventions Influence of therapeutic exercise on spinal posture