East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN. PhD, Early Childhood Education
2014-current. Estimate graduation 2017
Governors State University, University Park, IL
Physical Therapy, transitional Doctorate of Physical Therapy tDPT, 2012- 2013
Governors State University, University Park, IL
Masters of Physical Therapy, M.P.T., 1998-12/2000
Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL
Bachelors of Science Major: Zoology, Concentration in Athletic Training 09/1989-05/1994
08/14-present Assistant Professor Physical Therapy department, Johnson City, TN
05/12-10/13- Adjunct Faculty, Governors State University, University Park, IL
01/12-12/13 Adjunct Faculty, Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, IL
01/09-12/09 Wilbur Wright College: Consultant, Chicago, IL
Program Curriculum Design and Development for Physical Therapy Assistant Program:
Researched and Developed Curriculum for PTA program, collaborated with Director of
current COTA program for potential joint programming, developed Syllabi, Schedules
and Credits for all courses over 2 years for program and designed cost analysis for
implementation of PTA program
08/05 – 07/14 Fundamental Therapy, Chicago, IL
Owner and President of Home Health Agency for Early Intervention Therapies: Manage
Staff Therapists and support staff, Coordinate Billing and Reimbursement issues for
staff physical therapists, evaluate and treat a variety of pediatric condition for
home health population in trans-disciplinary model and wrote LOMN and DME equipment
ordering and fitting
10/10-12/10 Fox College: Lab Instructor, Tinley Park, IL
Lab Assistant for Functional Anatomy II and Introduction to Patient Care. Department
for Physical Therapy Assistant Program
Audience: Physical Therapy Assistant Students
10/01 –08/11 Sinai Health Systems; Schwab Rehabilitation Hospital & Mt. Sinai Hospital,
Chicago, IL; Clinical Specialist/Pediatric Program Coordinator patients with orthopedic, neurological
and cardiopulmonary conditions.
8/98- 04/01 Midwest Orthopedics, Oak Park, IL: Affiliate Athletic Trainer: Evaluated and treated various athletic injuries and
acted as the sole trainer to various sporting events, games, and tournaments for children
and young adults ranging in age from 8-21 years.
ADMN: Interprofessional Education Program Cohort
PHYT 6331 Neurotheraputic Principles I
PHYT 6432 Neurotherapeutics II
PHYT 6433 Neurotherapeutics III
PHYT 7764 Case Study in PT
PHYT 6523 Prosthetics and Orthotics
2013-2014: UIC Center for Clinical and Translational Science. Infants with Periventricular Brain Injury Kicking and Treadmill Stepping Coding
Collaborator including reliability tester for analyzing video analysis of groups of
infants born premature with Grade III/IV hemorrhage and PVL.
2008-9: Mothers & Growing Babies
UIC College of Nursing: Division of Women, Children and Family Health Service; Feeding
and Transition to Home for Preterm at Social Risk
Collaborator including developmental testing (TIMP and Bayley III) with group of babies
in NICU, 6 weeks post NICU, 6 months and 12 months
2007-9 CCTS UIC Center for Clinical and Translational Science. Clinical Trial of Physical Therapy with Kicking and Treadmill Stepping to Promote
Locomotion in Infants Perinatal White Matter Injury.
Collaborator including testing (TIMP, AIMS, Peabody II) and exercise groups of infants
born premature with Grade III/IV hemorrhage and PVL.
2000 – RidgeCrest Learning, Inc. Learning in HealthCare: Focus on Technology Award Winning Poster Presentation: The ADA... Chicago... and
Developed, constructed and presented a poster presentation that explained the development,
tools of utilization, and findings of a research project conducted to assess and collaborate
handicap accessible establishments in the Chicago area.
Campbell SK, Zawacki L, Clark A, Boynewicz K, Gaebler-Spira D, deRegnier R-A, Kuroda
M, Bhat R, Cooper A, Yu J, Campise-Luther R, Kale D, Bulanda M, Zhou X. Effects on
Motor Development of Kicking and Stepping Exercise in Infants with Perinatal White
Matter Injury. Journal of Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine: An interdisciplinary
Approach 4 (2011), 1-13.
Sangeetha Madhavan, Suzann K. Campbell, Rose Campise-Luther, Deborah Gaebler-Spira,
Laura Zawacki, April Clark, Kara Boynewicz, Dipti Kale, Michelle Bulanda, Jinsheng
Yu, and Xiaohong Joe Zhou. Correlation between fractional anisotropy and motor outcomes
in one-year-old infants with periventricular brain injury. Journal of Magnetic Resonance
39 (2014), 949-957.
Suzann K. Campbell, Whitney Cole, Kara Boynewicz, Laura L. Zawacki, April Clark, Deborah
Spira-Gaebler, Raye-Anne DeRegnier, Maxine Kuroda, Dipti Kale, Michelle Bulanda, and
Sangeetha Madhavan. Behavior During Tethered Kicking in Infants with Periventricular
Brain Injury Peds PT (2015) In publication.