PhD Graduates

Seok Hun (Huny) Kim, PhD, PT (2005)
Assistant Professor (bio)
School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Southern Florida, Tampa, Fla.

Muhammed Al-Jarrah, PhD, PT (2006) (LinkedIn profile)
Associate Professor and Chair
Physiotherapy Department, Institute of Applied Technology, Fatima College of Health Sciences (FCHS)
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Associate Professor (bio)
Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan

• Read how Al-Jarrah is changing health care and physical therapy education in the United Arab Emirates

Marcio Santos, PhD, PT (2006) (LinkedIn profile)
Assistant Professor (bio)
KU Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, Kansas City, Kan.

Emmanuel B. John, PhD, PT (2006) (LinkedIn profile)
Chair and Associate Professor (bio)
Department of Physical Therapy, Chapman University, Orange, Calif.

Kevin McIntire, PhD (2006) (LinkedIn profile)
Health Research Science Specialist
VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, Calif.

Mukul Mukherjee, PhD, PT (2006) (LinkedIn profile)
Assistant Professor (bio)
Biomechanics Research Building, School of Health Physical Education & Recreation, University of Nebraska, Omaha, Neb.

Marcie Swift, PhD, PT (2007) (LinkedIn profile)
Assistant Professor (bio)
Department of Physical Therapy Education, Rockhurst University, Kansas City, Mo.

Rajprasad Loganathan, PhD, PT (2007) (LinkedIn profile)
Postdoctoral Research Fellow (bio)
Andrew Lab, Department of Cell Biology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Md.

Eric Vidoni, PhD, PT (2008; Honors) (LinkedIn profile)
Research Assistant Professor (bio)
Department of Neurology, University of Kansas Medical Center
Director of Education One
University of Kansas Alzheimer's Disease Center, Kansas City, Kan.

Catherine F. Siengsukon, PhD, PT (2008; Honors) (LinkedIn profile)
Assistant Professor (bio)
KU Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, Kansas City, Kan.

Neena Sharma, PhD, PT, CMPT (2008)
Assistant Professor (bio)
KU Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, Kansas City, Kan.

Sandra A. Billinger, PhD, PT, FAHA (2008) (LinkedIn profile)
Associate Professor (bio)
KU Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, Kansas City, Kan.

Benjamin Y. Tseng, PhD, MS, MA (2009) (LinkedIn profile)
Assistant Professor (bio)
Department of Health and Kinesiology, University of Texas at Tyler, Tyler, Texas

Kendra Gagnon, PhD, PT (2009) (LinkedIn profile)
Associate Professor (bio)
Department of Physical Therapy Education, Rockhurst University, Kansas City, Mo.

Kevin L. Farmer, PhD (2010) (LinkedIn profile)
Clinical Scientific Consultant, Medical Writer
Cardinal Health Specialty Solutions – Regulatory Sciences, Overland Park, Kan.

Natalia Loskutova, MD, PhD (2011; Honors) (LinkedIn profile)
Director of Evaluation, National Research Network
American Academy of Family Physicians, Leawood, Kan.

Stephen D. Jernigan, PhD, PT (2011) (LinkedIn profile)
Assistant Professor (bio)
KU Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, Kansas City, Kan.

Bin Deng, PhD (2011) (LinkedIn profile)
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Ma.

Ming Xu, PhD (2011) (LinkedIn profile)
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Kogod Center on Aging, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn.

See also: Ming Xu, graduate of KU's rehabilitation science program, is a postdoc at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. His work with aging mice is being recognized for its exciting possibilities. Ming graduated from the Ph.D. program in 2011.

Lisa VanHoose, PhD, PT, CLT-LANA, WC (2011) (LinkedIn profile)
Associate Professor and Department Chair (bio)
Department of Physical Therapy, School of Science, Hampton University, Hampton, Va.

Han-Hung Huang (Floyd), PhD, PT (2011)
Assistant Professor (bio)
Department of Nursing and Rehabilitation Science, Angelo State University, San Angelo, Texas

Mariko Nishibe, PhD (2012; Honors)
Assistant Professor
Department of Molecular Neuroscience, Graduate School of Medicine/Graduate School of Frontier Biosciences
Osaka University, Osaka, Japan

Dave Burnett, PhD, RRT, AE-C (2013) (LinkedIn profile)
Chair and Assistant Professor (bio)
KU Department of Respiratory Care Education, Kansas City, Kan.
Director, Diagnostic and Radiological Sciences
KU School of Health Professions, Kansas City, Kan.

Alham Al-Sharman, PhD, PT (2013)
Assistant Professor (bio)
Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan

Ali Bani-Ahmed, PhD, PT (2013) (LinkedIn profile)
Assistant Professor (bio)
College of Applied Medial Sciences, University of Tabuk, Tabuk, Saudi Arabia

Saddam F Kanaan, PhD, PT (2013; Honors) (LinkedIn profile)
Assistant Professor (bio)
Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan

Rupali Singh, PhD, PT (2013)
Assistant Professor (bio)
Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health Sciences, The Sage Colleges, Troy, N.Y.

Lezi E, PhD (2013; Honors) (LinkedIn profile)
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, N.C.

Jessica Witherspoon, DPT, PhD (2014) (LinkedIn profile)
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Laboratory of Congenital Myopathy, Neuromuscular Symptoms Unit, Tissue Injury Branch
National Institute of Nursing Research, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Md.

Jason Rucker, PhD, PT (2014; Honors) (LinkedIn profile)
Clinical Assistant Professor (bio)
KU Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, Kansas City, Kan.

Tarang K. Jain, PT, DPT, PhD (2014; Honors) (LinkedIn profile)
Assistant Professor (bio)
Physical Therapy and Athletic Training, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Ariz.

Linda Denney, PT, PhD, M.Appl.Sci (Manip) (2014)
Assistant Professor (bio)
Physical Therapy and Athletic Training, Northern Arizona University, Phoenix, Ariz.

Jordan M. Taylor, PhD, CSCS, ACE-CPT (2015; Honors)
Lecturer/Academic Program Associate (bio)
KU Department of Health, Sport and Exercise Sciences, University of Kansas Edwards Campus, Overland Park, Kan.

Gurpreet Singh, PhD, PT (2016)
Assistant Professor
Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health Sciences, The Sage Colleges, Troy, N.Y.

Linda D'Silva, PT, PhD (2016)

Anna Mattlage, PhD (2016) (LinkedIn profile)

Zaid Mansour, PhD, PT (2016)

Graduates listed in order of graduation from KU.

Last modified: Jun 15, 2016

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