May 16, 2021  
2019-2020 Catalog 
2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Department of Physical Therapy


Myles Quiben, PT, PhD, DPT, MS, GCS, NCS, CEEAA
Interim Chair and Associate Professor

Shelley Smith, Assistant to the Chair

Contact Information:
Phone: (817) 735-2952
Fax: (817) 735-2518


Felicity White, MEd, Director of Admissions, School of Health Professions

Adrienne Lustgarten, Admissions Associate

Contact Information:
Phone: (817) 735-2003 Fax: (817) 735-0696


Creating solutions for a healthier community by producing highly qualified doctors of physical therapy, and leading in education, professional service, clinical service, and research activities


Be the team of choice for education, discovery, and health care


The faculty of the Department of Physical Therapy embrace the seven core professional values as stated by the American Physical Therapy Association. These values are recognized as tenants of a doctoring profession. Faculty model these values and integrate them into the curriculum, while encouraging our students to do the same. These core values are integrated and synthesized through evidence-based learning and service learning opportunities. The seven core professional values are:

  • Accountability
  • Altruism
  • Compassion/caring
  • Excellence
  • Integrity
  • Professional duty
  • Social responsibility

About the Department of Physical Therapy