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Full-time faculty continue to engage in professional development activities and limited clinical practice. Adjunct faculty and guest lecturers are employed as appropriate and are recruited from active clinical practice in Physical Therapy.


Dean of Health Sciences

Room 302C
(708) 656-8000 Ext. 2264

Dr. Alison Gehrke, PT, DPT

Associate Dean of Health Sciences
Director of Physical Therapist Assistant Program

Room 302C
(708) 656-8000 Ext. 2380

Core Faculty

Room 322C
(708) 656-8000 Ext. 2291

Cara Bonick


Room 316C
(708) 656-8000 Ext. 2267


Carolyn Markel

Educational/Retention Specialist

Room 356B
(708) 656-8000 Ext. 2334

Itri Papanikolla

Educational/Retention Specialist

Amanda Braun, PTA, CLT

PTA Lab Assistant/Tutor

Health Careers Support Specialist

Room 331B
(708) 656-8000 Ext. 2388

Nancy Jeffries

Administrative Assistant

Room 303C
(708) 656-8000 Ext. 2265

Amy Kinney

Service Aide