Our Team

Primary Faculty

Jennifer Stevens-Lapsley

Jennifer Stevens-Lapsley PT, PhD, FAPTA

RESTORE Team, Director

Professor, Rehabilitation Sciences PhD Program Director

Physical Therapy (SOM)

CV: Stevens-Lapsley CV June 2023

Michael Bade

Michael Bade PT, DPT, PhD, OCS, FAAOMPT

RESTORE Team, Director of Clinical Innovation

Associate Professor, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (SOM)

Dan Malone

Daniel Malone PT, PhD, CCS

Associate Professor, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (SOM)

Amy Nordon-Craft

Amy Nordon-Craft PT, DSc

Associate Professor, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (SOM)

Research Profile

Doctoral of Physical Therapy (DPT) Students


Cassie Constine 

Laura Durkee

Dylan Hudson

Marie-France Izere

Christina Kennedy

Zack Sapinsley

Ashrita Satchidanand



Carmen Houck

Hannah Mader

Jamie McMullen

Cassidy Weeks

Post-Doctoral Trainees

Janell Pisegna, PhD, OTR/L, CSRS
Postdoctoral Fellow, 2022-present

Mattie Pontiff, PT, DPT, PhD, OCS
Postdoctoral Fellow, 2022-present

Katherine Seidler, PT, DPT, MSCI
Postdoctoral Fellow, 2021-present

Alex Garbin, PT, DPT, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow, 2021-present

Laura Churchill, PT, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow, 2021-present

Emma Beisheim-Ryan, PT, DPT, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow, 2021-2023
Current Position: Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation Scientist, DoD-VA Extremity Trauma and Amputation Center of Excellence, Naval Medical Center San Diego, Defense Health Agency

Maegan Olivos, PT, DPT, MPH, GCS
Postdoctoral Fellow, 2020-present

Katie Butera, PT, DPT, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow, 2020-2022
Current Position: Assistant Professor in the College of Health Sciences Department of Physical Therapy at the University of Delaware

Jacob Capin, PT, DPT, PhD, MS
Postdoctoral Fellow, 2019-2021
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Marquette University

Jesse Christensen, DPT, PhD, MS
Postdoctoral Fellow, 2017-2019
Current Position: Salt Lake City VAMC, Assistant Professor, U. Utah

Victor Cheuy, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow, 2015-2018
Current Position: Assistant Professor, U. of California San Francisco

Roger Paxton, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow, 2013-2017
Current Position: Research Fellow, U. of Colorado Children's Hospital

Joshua Winters, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow, 2012-2014
Current Position: Assistant Professor, University of Kentucky

Abbey Thomas, PhD, ATC
Postdoctoral Fellow, 2010-2012
Current Position: Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina


Rebecca Altic, PT, DPT, Research Services Professional

Eliza Biondi, MS, Research Services Professional

Vanessa Case, MS, Research Services Professional

Meghan Connors, Research Services Professional

Danielle Derlein, Research Services Professional

Jennifer Fremgen, Research Services Professional

Mackenzie Fuller, Research Services Professional

Maggie Givan, MA, Research Services Professional

Barbara Goodhart, PT, DPT, Research Assistant

Margie Grant, Administrative Assistant

Dennis Hansen, PT, MBA, Research Services Professional

Cynthia Huang, Research Services Professional

Amy Peters, MSc, Research Services Professional

Jessica Plew, Research Services Professional

Renee Rudys-Shapard, Research Services Professional

Join Our Team

Primary Faculty

No current openings.


Postdoctoral Fellowships

New opportunity coming soon.


No current openings. 

Rehabilitation Science PhD Program

CU Anschutz

Education II South

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Aurora, CO 80045

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