John Rowe
Director of Graduate Admissions

(315) 792-3010

Physical Therapy at UC

Physical Therapy Faculty

Professor Thomas Crist, Ph.D.

Thomas Crist

, Ph.D.
Professor of Physical Therapy

Phone: (315) 792-3390
Office: R304 Romano Hall

A forensic anthropologist, Dr. Crist is co-director of UC's annual forensic anthropology field school in Butrint, Albania. ...More About Thomas Crist

Ashraf Elazzazi

Ashraf M. Elazzazi

, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Physical Therapy

Office: 222A White Hall

Professor Elazzazi earned his Doctor of Philosophy in Physical Therapy at Texas Woman's University in Houston, Texas. ...More About Ashraf M. Elazzazi

Dawn E. Evans

, D.P.T.
Director of Clinical Education

Phone: (315) 223-2570
Office: 225 White Hall

Professor Evans is Director of Clinical Education in UC's Physical Therapy department. ...More About Dawn E. Evans

Molly H. Crist, DPT

Molly A. Hickey

, D.P.T.
Associate Professor of Physical Therapy

Phone: (315) 792-3089
Office: 101 DePerno Hall

Professor Hickey earned her Master's and Doctoral degrees in PT at Temple University and has 20 years of clinical experience, the bulk of which is in Acute Care / Facility-Based practice. She teaches courses in cardiovascular and pulmonary physical therapy, complex multi-system impaired patient care, research, and management of the patient with acute health care needs. She developed and managed the transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at Utica College from 2004-2009. In addition to her teaching, she maintains a clinical practice within the Faxton-St. Luke's Healthcare System in Utica, NY. ...More About Molly A. Hickey

Shauna Malta, D.P.T.

Shauna L. Malta

, D.P.T.
Professor PT

Office: 310 Romano Hall

Professor Malta is Chair of Physical Therapy at Utica College. ...More About Shauna L. Malta

Gabriele R. Moriello

, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Physical Therapy

Phone: (315) 792-3261
Office: 241 White Hall

Gabriele Moriello earned her Doctor of Philosophy in Health Related Services at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia. She has 13 years experience as a faculty member and 27 years clinical experience working with older adults and individuals with neuromuscular diagnoses. ...More About Gabriele R. Moriello

Michelle T. Nunno-Evans

, D.P.T.
Asst. Dir. Clinical Education

Phone: (315) 792-4534
Office: 229 White Hall


Richard (Dick) M. Panetta

, D.P.T.
Lab Director

Phone: (315) 792-3317
Office: 223 White Hall


Peter Pawson

Peter A. Pawson

, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Physical Therapy

Phone: (315) 792-3385
Office: R306 Romano Hall

Professor Pawson has content expertise in Neuroscience. ...More About Peter A. Pawson


Ahmed Y. Radwan

, D.P.T., D.P.T., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Physical Therapy

Phone: (315) 792-3853
Office: 101 DePerno Hall

Dr. Radwan has been teaching at both the entry level and Post-professional level of physical therapy education for the last 14 years and has been affiliated with Utica College since 2006. ...More About Ahmed Y. Radwan

Dale Scalise-Smith, Ph.D., Vice President for External Programs and Partnerships

Dale L. Scalise-Smith

, Ph.D.
VP Sch Online Ext Std Ext Part

Phone: (315) 792-3376
Office: 181 Genesee Street
Clark City Center

Professor Scalise-Smith is Vice President for External Programs and Partnerships at Utica College. ...More About Dale L. Scalise-Smith

David Schilling PT DPT OCS

David T. Schilling

, D.P.T.
Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy

Phone: (315) 223-2561
Office: 248 White Hall

Professor Schilling has 15 years of experience in outpatient orthopedic and sports medicine and is an orthopedic clinical specialist. ...More About David T. Schilling

Brittany (Britt) J. Simpson

, D.P.T.
Lab Director PT

Phone: (315) 792-3075
Office: 230 White Hall


Jan Simpson

Jan M. Simpson

, D.P.T., B.S.
Assist. Professor PHT

Phone: (315) 792-3308
Office: 225 White Hall

Professor Simpson has 29 years of clinical experience in multiple environments of care. ...More About Jan M. Simpson

Jim Smith

James (Jim) M. Smith

, D.P.T.
Associate Professor of Physical Therapy

Phone: (315) 792-3074
Office: 305 Romano Hall

...More About James M. Smith