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PhD Graduates

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

Muhammed Al-Jarrah, Ph.D. (2006), PT (LinkedIn profile)
Dean and Associate Professor (bio)
Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Applied Medical 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, Ph.D. (2006), PT (LinkedIn profile)
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Santa Catarina State University, Florianópolis, SC, Brazil

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

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

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

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

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

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

Catherine F. Siengsukon, Ph.D. (2008; Honors), PT (LinkedIn profile)
Associate Professor (bio)
Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas

Neena Sharma, Ph.D. (2008), PT, CMPT
Associate Professor (bio)
Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas

Sandra A. Billinger, Ph.D. (2008), PT, FAHA (LinkedIn profile)
Associate Professor (bio)
Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas

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

Kendra Gagnon, Ph.D. (2009), PT (LinkedIn profile)
Clinical Associate Professor and Director of Student Affairs (bio)
Doctor of Physical Therapy Program, Baylor University, Waco, Texas

Kevin L. Farmer, Ph.D. (2010) (LinkedIn profile)
Senior Medical Writer
Trilogy Writing & Consulting, Durham, N.C.

Natalia Loskutova, M.D., Ph.D. (2011; Honors) (LinkedIn profile)
Senior Scientist and Director of Evaluation, National Research Network
American Academy of Family Physicians, Leawood, Kansas

Stephen D. Jernigan, Ph.D. (2011), PT (LinkedIn profile)
Director, DPT Program, and Assistant Professor (bio)
Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas

Bin Deng, Ph.D. (2011)
Data Scientist
Allstate, Chicago, Ill.

Ming Xu, Ph.D. (2011) (LinkedIn profile)
Assistant Professor (bio)
University of Connecticut Center on Aging, UConn Health, Farmington, Conn.

Read about Xu's Postdoctoral Transition Award in Aging awarded by the American Federation for Aging Research (PDF)

Lisa VanHoose, Ph.D. (2011), PT, CLT-LANA, WC (LinkedIn profile)
Assistant Professor (bio)
Department of Physical Therapy, University of Central Arkansas, Conway, Ark.

Han-Hung (Floyd) Huang, Ph.D. (2011), PT
Assistant Professor (bio)
Department of Physical Therapy, Angelo State University, San Angelo, Texas

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

Dave Burnett, Ph.D. (2013), RRT, AE-C (LinkedIn profile)
Interim Associate Dean for Faculty Practice and Community Partnership
KU School of Health Professions, Kansas City, Kansas
Chair and Assistant Professor (bio)
Department of Respiratory Care and Diagnostic Science, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas

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

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

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

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

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

Jessica Witherspoon, DPT, Ph.D. (2014) (LinkedIn profile)
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, Ph.D. (2014; Honors), PT (LinkedIn profile)
Clinical Assistant Professor (bio)
Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas

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

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

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

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

Linda D'Silva, Ph.D. (2016), PT
Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas

Anna Mattlage, Ph.D. (2016) (LinkedIn profile)
Postdoctoral Research Scholar
Program in Physical Therapy, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Mo.

Zaid Mansour, Ph.D. (2016), PT
Assistant Professor (bio)
Department of Physical and Occupational Therapy, Hashemite University, Zarqa, Jordan

Mayis Aldughmi, Ph.D. (2016), PT (LinkedIn profile)
Assistant Professor (bio)
Department of Physiotherapy, University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan

Bryan M. Bond, Ph.D. (2016)
Professor and Co-Director of Research (bio)
Department of Physical Therapy, University of Saint Mary, Leavenworth, Kansas

Sonia Rawal, Ph.D. (2016), PT (LinkedIn profile)
Lecturer
Department of Physical Therapy, University of Saint Mary, Leavenworth, Kansas

Jason-Flor Sisante, Ph.D. (2017) (LinkedIn profile)

Fahed Mehyar, Ph.D. (2017), PT
Assistant Professor
Department of Physical Therapy, Eastern Washington University, Spokane, Wash.

Shaima Alothman, Ph.D. (2018), PT

Graduates listed in order of graduation from KU.

Last modified: Jul 16, 2019

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