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Graduate Studies Catalog 2020-2021 
Graduate Studies Catalog 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Physical Therapy

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Dr. Renée M. Hakim, Interim Chair, Physical Therapy Department


Department Faculty: Professors- Renée M. Hakim, Lori Walton; Assistant Professors- Tracey L. Collins; Peter M. Leininger; Instructors- Nicholas J. Rodio, Anthony F. Carusotto; Faculty Specialists- Dana R. Maida, Janette M. Scardillo, Jennifer J. Schwartz; Emeritus Professor- John Sanko.


The Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program at the University of Scranton is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314; telephone: 703-706-3245; email: accreditation@apta.org; website: http://www.capteonline.org. The program’s current status is probationary accreditation; for more information see http://www.capteonline.org/WhatWeDo/RecentActions/PublicDisclosureNotices?. If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please call or email the program director Renee Hakim at: (570)-941-7499 or renee.hakim@scranton.edu


The Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy develops and administers the National Physical Therapy Examination (NPTE) for physical therapists in 53 jurisdictions- the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands. These examinations assess the basic entry-level competence for first time licensure or registration as a PT within the 53 jurisdictions. Conviction of a felony or other serious crime may affect a graduate’s eligibility to sit for the licensing examination or obtain state licensure.