Jesus Dominguez, PhD, PT

Associate Professor of Clinical Physical Therapy

Director of DPT Admissions

Dr. Dominguez is chair of the admissions committee for the entry-level Doctor of Physical Therapy program. He is also the coordinator of the cardiopulmonary and general medicine curriculum. He instructs the second-year students in cardiovascular and pulmonary patient management. His research interests include evaluating the impact that high-intensity interval training may have on attenuating chemotherapy-induced cardiomyopathy in breast cancer survivors.


  • University of Southern California, PhD in Biokinesiology, 2002
  • Residency in Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy, Blessey Physical Therapy Inc./CIGNA, 1989
  • University of Southern California, Master of Physical Therapy, 1988
  • Occidental College, BA in Biological Sciences, 1984

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