Physical Therapy Program

Physical Therapy Program - Michelle Masterson, P.T., Ph.D.


Michelle Masterson, P.T., Ph.D.
Chair, Department of Rehabiliation Sciences
Associate Professor and Director
Physical Therapy Program


  • Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy
    Bowling Green State University
    Bowling Green OH
  • Graduate Certificate in Medical and Health Science Education
    Teaching Scholars Fellowship
    Medical College of Ohio
    Toledo, OH
  • Master of Education, Biomechanics
    Doctor of Philosophy, Applied Physiology
    University of Toledo


  • Physical Therapist
    State of Ohio


  • APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor
  • Certified Therapist for the LSVT BIG Therapeutic Program for Parkinson’s Disease
  • Certified Trainer for the Delay the Disease Program for Parkinson’s Disease

Teaching Responsibilities

  • PhyT 5450 Foundation of PT
  • PhyT 5280 Therapeutic Interventions I
    • Includes two interprofessional modules with nursing graduate students
  • PhyT 6020 Lifespan II
  • PhyT 6100 Health Promotion
  • PhyT 6460 Teaching and Learning
    • Taught as an interprofessional course with students in the Occupational Therapy Doctorate Program

Scholarly/Clinical Interests

  • Rehabilitative management of Parkinson’s disease
  • Interprofessional health care teams




Last Updated: 7/25/17