UC Clermont

Physical Therapist Assistant Faculty Profiles

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Sam Coppoletti

Assoc Professor - Educator, Clermont Physical Therapy Assisting

250.23 CC West Woods Acad Cntr


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Carolyn Shisler

Instructor - Educator, Clermont Physical Therapy Assisting

250.04 CC West Woods Acad Cntr


Carolyn has a B.S. in physical therapy from Marquette University and a M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Cincinnati.  Carolyn practices physical therapy in the acute care setting and has a passion for treating people who are critically ill patients, older adults, and people with cancer diagnoses. Despite her teaching and administraive schedule, she continues to work at The Christ Hospital in the acute care setting. She has been with The Christ Hospital for over 20 years.

Carolyn was an adjunct professor and long-time clinical instructor for both PT and PTA students in the clinical setting prior to transitioning to full-time academia in 2015.  Her goal as a faculty member is to relate her love for her patients and her profession to her students.  Physical therapy is more than just treating a diagnosis, it is treating a person.  

Within the PTA Program, Carolyn is responsible for teaching courses relating to professionalism, health care disparities, social determinance of health, cardiopulmonary rehabilitation, clinical integration and integumentary and clinical education.  

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June Owens

Instructor - Adj Ann, Clermont Physical Therapy Assisting

CC Snyder Addition