Stephen E. Anderson, PT, DPT
- BA from Pacific Lutheran University, Graduate of Northwestern University Physical Therapy School
- CEO of Therapeutic Associates
- Teaching Physical Therapy Administration, University of Puget Sound
Completed transitional DPT in 2010, Past President of PPS (Private Practice Section of APTA) for 2 terms (6 years), received Robert G. Dicus Service Award from PPS in 2010, 2012 Distinguished Alumnus of Northwestern University Physical Therapy School, APTA Leadership Award for Legislative Advocacy 2006.
Graduated from Northwestern University PT School in 1980, worked as a staff PT for TAI in Portland Oregon for 3 years, Owner/Director of Therapeutic Associates/West Seattle Physical Therapy for 16 years and became CEO of TAI in 1998. Lives in Bellevue, Washington with his wife Sharon and they have three adult children.
Michelle M. Cwiklinski, MSPT, MEd, BS
- Clinical Instructor, Physical Therapy University of Puget Sound
- MSPT, Texas State University, 2000
- MEd, Bowling Green State University, 1989
- BS in Education, Bowling Green State University, 1987
- Certified Canine Rehabilitation Therapist, 2010
Ms. Cwiklinski is responsible for courses in critical inquiry and basic PT skills. She also serves as a clinical instructor as part of the on-site clinic. Her clinical experiences are in acute care, wound care and inpatient rehabilitation with an emphasis on neurological patients. She served in the US Navy as an Aerospace Physiologist. Her past teaching experiences include the School of Aerospace Medicine, Brooks Air Force Base, San Antonio, TX, the Army War College in Leavenworth, KS and the online DPT program at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. She is actively involved as a volunteer at Heart Strides Therapeutic riding center where she works with kids in therapeutic riding and hippotherapy. She is a certified canine rehabilitation therapist, and has worked at an animal rehabilitation hospital. Interests include neurology, technology in rehab and animal assisted therapy.
Brent George, PT
Graduated from the University of Puget Sound Physical Therapy Program
in 1992. It is there that he met Kristi. They have been married for 19 years and have 2
amazing children Makenna (15) and Luke (12). They are both very active and shed
light in our lives.
Brent has been involved in the physical therapy community for 20 years. He brings
extensive experience to serve his clients. This comes from being a clinic owner,
director, consultant, coach and instructor. He is currently working as a consultant to the
NFL’s Seattle Seahawks(8yrs.) and University of Washington Sports Medicine(14yrs).
He has worked with MLB’s Seattle Mariners(6yrs) and professional athletes from across
Brent also has worked with countless collegiate and high school athletes locally,
regionally and nationally.
Brent continues his work as part time faculty and guest instructor at the University of
Puget Sound Doctor of Physical Therapy Program. He has been a guest lecturer for the
WIAA Coaches School and Express.
Dina Macs, P.T., D.P.T., O.C.S., C.C.I., P.Y.T
Adjunct Professor of the UPS DPT program since 2004, informs her teaching of ethics and professionalism from her experiences living in, travelling to, and studying in nearly 30 countries. Recently presenting at conferences in England and India on contemporary ethical topics relevant to physical therapy, she previously travelled as International Liaison for the YMCA of the USA, facilitating student participation at the first Earth Summit in Brazil; international peace exchanges in Japan; and International Youth Camps in Indonesia. Dina earned two B.A.s (Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi), graduating with honors in Asian Studies and with honors in English Literature from the University of Puget Sound 1988. She earned her M.A. in Physical Therapy from the University of Puget Sound in 1996, her Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2004, and became board certified as an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist in 2009. Since 1996, Dina has practiced as a full time physical therapy clinician in a variety of settings. Published works include Referral for Profit: Deprofessionalization of Health Care in America (2009), and Accountable Care Organizations: Toward a Sustainable Health Care System in the United States (2011). Honors include the Roy Campanella Award (1996), the Coolidge Otis Chapman Honor Scholar Award (1988), and the Washington Scholar's award (1982). Dina honors her cultural heritage by dancing with and providing pro bono physical therapy services to Trejdeksnitis, a Latvian folk dance troupe; stays grounded by practicing a daily yoga regimen,(enriched by her national yoga certification); and roots in humility by organic farming with her husband.
Holli Tollan, BS, PT
- Attended University of Puget Sound Physical Therapy School
- NDT certification
- APTA basic and advanced Clinical Instructor credentialed
Teaching at University of Puget Sound:
- PT 677 Advanced Neurologic Treatment Techniques Advanced Elective
- Clinical Instructor for UPS On-site Teaching Clinic
- Clinic Coordinator for UPs On-site Teaching Clinic
Meredith Wampler-Kuhn, PT, DPTSc
- BHS in Physical Therapy from the Univerisity of Missouri 1997
- DPTSc from the University of California San Francisco and San Francisco State University 2005
- Harrison Medical Center, Outpatient Clinic
- Lead rehabilitation team member for the hospital's oncology service line
- Teaches Oncology Elective at University of Puget Sound
Meredith A. Wampler-Kuhn, PT, DPTSc is a clinician and clinical researcher with 15 years experience in treating patients with cancer. Her doctoral work was a study describing chemotherapy induced peripheral neuropathy and balance problems in women with breast cancer. She currently serves as a content expert for clinical research in the area of chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy and its effects on balance and physical performance limitations. Dr. Wampler-Kuhn is a member of the APTA Oncology Section’s research committee and specialization workgroup. She is also a mother of two wonderful boys. Her family likes to be outdoors--on their boat, hiking, biking, camping.