Leadership and Faculty

USC’s DPT faculty are scientists and clinicians that promote academic rigor, intellectual curiosity and independent thinking. The program’s faculty and leadership are focused on student success and strive to support aspiring physical therapists across the academic experience and after graduation.

Total Faculty

Full-Time Faculty

Adjunct Faculty

FAPTA Recipients

Practicing Clinicians

Active Research Laboratories

Leadership

Faculty

Here are a few of the professors you’ll meet. A full list of the Division’s faculty can be viewed here: Faculty Directory A-M and Faculty Directory N-Z.

Alex Abzug

Alex Abzug

Adjunct Instructor of Clinical Physical Therapy
Jason Cozby

Jason Cozby

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Clinical Physical Therapy
Jesus Dominguez

Jesus Dominguez

DPT@USC Admissions Director and Associate Professor of Clinical Physical Therapy
Joseph Godges

Joseph Godges

Adjunct Associate Professor of Clinical Physical Therapy
Rob Landel

Rob Landel

Residential DPT Program Director and Professor of Clinical Physical Therapy
Liz Poppert

Liz Poppert

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Clinical Physical Therapy
Julie Tilson

Julie Tilson

Hybrid DPT Program Director and Professor of Clinical Therapy
Jared Vagy

Jared Vagy

Clinical Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy