School of Health Sciences

Full-Time Faculty

Shefali Christopher - Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy Education

• B.A., Denison University, D.P.T., Duke University
• Board certified sports clinical specialist 
• Joins us from a clinical educator position at Duke where she treated a sports orthopedic population and taught in the PT program. Board certified sports clinical specialist. 
• Scholarly Interests: Return to running/exercise in the postpartum population

Rebecca Neiduski - Dean of the School of Health Sciences, Professor of Health Sciences 

• B.A., Purdue University; M.S., Washington University in St. Louis; Ph.D., Saint Louis University 
• Occupational therapist and certified hand therapist 
• Joins us from Concordia University Wisconsin where she served as Occupational Therapy Department Chair and formerly a faculty member at Maryville University in St. Louis 
• Scholarly Interests: Flexor tendon rehabilitation; global medical education and outreach 


Adjunct Faculty