Faculty

The expert faculty members in the Master of Prosthetics-Orthotics Program have gained recognition for excellence as clinicians, teachers, researchers, and leaders in the profession. Their knowledge, expertise, and dynamic teaching create a rich environment for learning and professional growth.

Leslie Gray, M.Ed., CPO, LPO, FAAOP

Associate Professor and Director
Education: B.S., Prosthetics-Orthotics, UT Southwestern Medical Center, 2002; M.Ed., Educational Technology, University of Texas at Brownsville, 2007
Interests: Lower extremity prosthetic management, gait, emerging technologies, and classroom and clinical instruction

Shea Briggs, M.P.O., CPO

Faculty Associate
Education: B.S., Exercise Science, University of Kansas, 2017; Master of Prosthetics-Orthotics, UT Southwestern Medical Center, 2018
Interests: Lower Extremity Prosthetic Management, Upper and Lower Extremity Orthotic Management

Samuel Devereux, M.P.O., CO

Faculty Associate
Education:B.S., Bioengineering, Rice University, 2017; Master of Prosthetics-Orthotics, UT Southwestern Medical Center, 2018
Interests: Lower Extremity Orthotic and Prosthetic Management, Orthotic management in acute care and neurologic rehabilitation

Tiffany Graham, M.S.P.O, CPO, LPO, FAAOP

Assistant Professor
Education: B.S., Engineering Science, Trinity University, 2005; M.S., Prosthetics and Orthotics, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007
Interests: General pediatric orthotic care, cranial remolding treatment for plagiocephaly and post-operative craniosynostosis, treatment of idiopathic scoliosis

Miguel N. Mojica, CPO, LPO

Assistant Professor
Education: B.S., Prosthetics-Orthotics, UT Southwestern Medical Center, 1987
Interests: Lower extremity orthotic management for neuromuscular and neurological disorders, and orthoses for the upper extremity

Duran Pardue M.P.O., CPO, LPO

Faculty Associate 
Education: B.S., Chemistry, North Carolina State University, 2009; Master of Prosthetics-Orthotics, UT Southwestern Medical Center, 2017 
Interests:Recreation and high activity prosthetics & orthotics, lower extremity prosthetics and orthotics, orthoses for acute care and rehabilitation  

Fabian Soldevilla, M.S.O.P., CPO, LPO

Faculty Associate
Education: Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, Texas A&M University, 2016; Master of Science in Orthotics and Prosthetics, Baylor College of Medicine, 2018
Interests: Upper and Lower Extremity Prosthetic Management, Lower Extremity Orthotic Management

Dara Breanne Spivey, M.S.O.P, CPO, LPO

Faculty Associate
Education: B.S. Mathematics, Southwestern Adventist University (2013); Master of Science Orthotics Prosthetics, Loma Linda University (2016)
Interests: Lower extremity prosthetic management

Kirsten Tulchin-Francis, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Education: B.S., Trinity College, 1998; M.S., Marquette University, 2001; Ph.D., Texas Woman’s University, 2012
Interests: Biomechanical and functional evaluation of patients with hip pathology, idiopathic scoliosis and lower limb deficiency, foot and ankle biomechanics, and community ambulation using wearable sensors

David G. Wilson, M.P.O., CPO, LPO, FAAOP

Assistant Professor
Education: B.S., Kinesiology and Health Sciences, The College of William and Mary, 2010; M.P.O., UT Southwestern Medical Center, 2011
Interests: Lower extremity orthotic management of neurological disorders, high activity, and performance prosthetic management