Faculty

You’ll work with an outstanding group of residency program mentors and curriculum instructors, all teaching at an advanced instructional level.

Emily Middleton, PT, D.P.T., OCS, SCS, CSCS
Residency Program Director; Assistant Professor
Clinical Manager, Richardson Sports Therapy Satellite
Graduate School: UT Southwestern, 2011
Interests: Orthopedic and sports rehabilitation

Edward Mulligan, PT, D.P.T., OCS, SCS, ATC
Professor
Graduate School: D.P.T., Regis University, 2008
Interests: Orthopedic and sports rehabilitation

Jason Zafereo, PT, Ph.D., OCS, FAAOMPT
Assistant Professor
Graduate School: M.P.T., UT Southwestern Medical Center, 2001
Interests: Orthopedic manual therapy

Tara Dickson, PT, D.P.T., OCS, CSCS
Assistant Professor; Assistant Director Clinical Education
Graduate School: Duke University, 2011
Interests: Orthopedic rehabilitation and adult learning

Julie DeVahl, MS, PT, D.P.T., OCS
Associate Professor
Graduate School: M.S., University of Minnesota, 1984
Interests: Clinical education; electrotherapy, TMD

Jordan Hawkins
Staff Therapist
Graduate School: UT Southwestern, 2009
Interests: Orthopedic Rehabilitation

Beth Deschenes, PT, DPT, OCS
Assistant Professor
Graduate School: M.S., University of Kansas Medical Center, 1996
Interests: Orthopaedic manual therapy; fitness and wellness

Leslie Nelson, M.P.T., OCS
Assistant Professor
Graduate School: M.P.T., UT Southwestern Medical Center, 2003
Interests: Orthopaedic rehabilitation of pediatric patients