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.

136
Total Faculty
34
Full-Time Faculty
60
Adjunct Faculty
8
FAPTA Recipients
104
Practicing Clinicians
15
Active Research Laboratories

Leadership

James-Gordon

James Gordon, EdD, PT, FAPTA

Associate Dean and Chair

Rob-Landel

Rob Landel, PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS, FAPTA

Residential DPT Program Director and Professor of Clinical Physical Therapy

Julie-Tilson

Julie Tilson, PT, DPT, MS, NCS

Hybrid DPT Program Director and Professor of Clinical Therapy

Faculty

Here are a few of the professors you’ll meet. A full list of the Division’s faculty can be viewed on this page.