Personnel

Faculty and Staff

Dan Cobian

Credentials: PhD, DPT, CSCS

Position title: Assistant Professor

Herman Feller

Credentials: MS

Position title: Research Engineer

Bryan Heiderscheit

Credentials: PT, PhD, FAPTA

Position title: Professor & Director

Courtney Hoffmann

Credentials: BA

Position title: Clinical Research Coordinator

Mikel Joachim

Credentials: MS

Position title: Research Program Manager

Stephanie Kliethermes

Credentials: PhD

Position title: Associate Professor, Biostatistician

Jack Martin

Credentials: PhD

Position title: Research Scientist

Jennifer Sanfilippo

Credentials: MS, LAT

Position title: Coordinator

Liz Schmida

Credentials: MS

Position title: Research Engineer

Claire Tanaka

Credentials: MS

Position title: Clinical Research Coordinator

Visiting Scholars

João Barboza

Credentials: PT

Position title: PhD Student

Graduate Students & Trainees

Mati Arndt

Position title: DPT Student

Ramsey Benkert

Position title: DPT Student

Eric Cotter

Credentials: MD

Position title: Orthopedic Surgery Resident

Abby DeBruin

Credentials: MD

Position title: Orthopedic Surgery Resident

Christine Jensen

Credentials: PT, DPT

Position title: Sports Physical Therapy Resident

Ben Kelly

Credentials: PT, DPT, CSCS

Position title: Sports Physical Therapy Resident

Keith Knurr

Credentials: DPT, SCS

Position title: Clinical Investigation PhD Candidate

Connor Lynn

Position title: DPT Student

Emma Rutherford

Position title: DPT Student

Alex Shaw

Position title: DPT Student

Jacques Sirois

Position title: DPT Student

Gabrielle Snyder

Position title: Biomedical Engineering MS Student

Alicia Thone

Position title: DPT Student

Christa Wille

Credentials: PT, DPT

Position title: Biomedical Engineering PhD Candidate

Undergraduate Students

Joe Cornelius

Credentials: Kinesiology

Position title: Undergraduate Researcher

Victoria Heiligenthal

Credentials: Biomedical Engineering

Position title: Undergraduate Researcher

James Lyon

Credentials: Biology

Position title: Undergraduate Researcher

Zach Oppenheim

Credentials: Biomedical Engineering

Position title: Undergraduate Researcher

Rachel Rauth

Credentials: Kinesiology

Position title: Undergraduate Researcher

Drake Sharratt

Credentials: Kinesiology

Position title: Undergraduate Researcher

Ellen Van Doorn

Credentials: Biochemistry

Position title: Undergraduate Researcher

Maggie Vear

Credentials: Kinesiology

Position title: Undergraduate Researcher

Badger Athletic Performance Alumni

  • Joe Albrecht, Student in Kinesiology, Spring 2020
  • Rebecca Alcock, Student in Biomedical Engineering, Fall 2015 – Spring 2018
  • Amy Bednarek, DPT, UW Health Sports PT Resident, Summer 2020 – Summer 2021
  • Joe Benert, Student in Mechanical Engineering, Fall 2011 – Spring 2013
  • Kevin Biese, Student in Athletic Training, Fall 2013 – Spring 2014
  • Matt Bjork, DPT Student, Summer 2018 – Spring 2021
  • Corey Block, DPT, UW Health Sports PT Resident, Fall 2016 – Spring 2017
  • Liga Blyholder, MPH Student, Summer 2015 – Spring 2016
  • Isak Bowron, Student in Biology, Fall 2018 – Spring 2019
  • Jacob Brindle, Student in Neurobiology, Spring 2015
  • Andrew Broderick, DPT, UW Health Sports PT Resident, Summer 2020 – Summer 2021
  • Anthony Bui, Medical Student, Summer 2015
  • Britty Cavano, Student in Kinesiology, Fall 2018
  • Josh Choe, Student in Biomedical Engineering, Spring 2015 – Spring 2016
  • Joe Collins, DPT Student, Fall 2010 – Spring 2011
  • Carol Coutinho, Student in Biochemistry and Kinesiology, Fall 2014 – Spring 2017
  • Lindy Couwenhoven, Student in Biomedical Engineering, Fall 2011 – Fall 2013
  • Ben Davis, DPT Student, Spring 2017 – Spring 2018
  • Laura Dean, DPT Student, Spring 2015 – Fall 2015
  • Charles Donaldson, Masters Student in Biomedical Engineering Spring 2013 – Fall 2014
  • Eleni Egelseer, Student in Kinesiology, Spring 2021
  • Jacob Erschen, Student in Kinesiology, Fall 2012 – Spring 2013
  • Lauren Erickson, DPT, UW Health Sports PT Resident, Fall 2016 – Spring 2017
  • Austin Feeney, Student in Biomedical Engineering, Fall 2015 – Fall 2016
  • Herman Feller, Masters Student in Biomedical Engineering, Fall 2013 – Fall 2017
  • Althea Foster, Student in Biomechemistry (Lawrence University), Summer 2022
  • Allie Frank, Medical Student, Summer 2021
  • Leslie Franczek, Student in Biomedical Engineering, Fall 2016 – Spring 2018
  • Sarah Gamillo, DPT Student, Spring 2019 – Spring 2021
  • Emily Green, Student in Kinesiology, Fall 2019
  • Colin Griffin, Student in Kinesiology, Fall 2012 – Spring 2013
  • Colten Haack, DPT Student, Spring 2020 – Spring 2021
  • Olin Hacker, Masters Student in Kinesiology, Summer 2020 – Spring 2021
  • Caroline Haney, Student in Spanish and Human Development and Family Studies, Spring 2015
  • Kevin Hanneken, Medical Student, Summer 2015
  • Emily Headley, Student in Biology, Fall 2010 – Spring 2012
  • Jack Heinrich, Student in Neurobiology, Spring 2018
  • Chris Helwig, Student in Kinesiology (UM-Mankato), Summer 2019
  • Alec Hill, Masters Student in Biomedical Engineering, Fall 2017 – Fall 2018
  • Maddie Honke, Student in Biomedical Engineering, Spring 2016 – Spring 2018
  • Adnan Hossain, Student in Kinesiology, Spring 2018
  • Erin Jamar, Student in Mechanical Engineering, Spring 2014 – Fall 2014
  • Jessica Jolly, Student in Biology at UW-Parkside, Summer 2016
  • Micah Johnson, Student in Kinesiology2, Spring – Summer 2018
  • Shelton Johnson, Student in Kinesiology, Summer 2012 – Fall 2012
  • Neel Kapoor, Student in Biology, Spring 2014 – Spring 2015
  • Umut Kocak, PT, PhD, Visiting Scholar, Summer 2021 – Summer 2022
  • Kevin Krieg, Student in Kinesiology, Summer – Fall 2015
  • Matthew Kuik, BS, DPT Student, Fall 2019 – Spring 2022
  • Hana Lee, Student in Kinesiology, Spring 2016 – Spring 2017
  • Tracy Lee, Student in Biomedical Engineering, Fall 2020 – Spring 2021
  • Zach Lentini, DPT Student, Spring 2017 – Spring 2020
  • Hannah Lider, Student in Biomedical Engineering, Spring 2015 – Fall 2015
  • Zack Lorbeck, DPT Student, Fall 2021 – Spring 2022
  • Charley Lui, PT, DPT, UW Health Physical Therapy Resident, Fall 2017 – Fall 2018
  • Drew Lukes, PT, DPT, UW Health Physical Therapy Resident, Summer 2019 – Summer 2020
  • Alexis Mashl, DPT Student, Fall 2019 – Spring 2022
  • Clare McDonald, Student in Biomedical Engineering, Spring 2014
  • Johanna Meassick, Student in Kinesiology, Fall 2015 – Spring 2017
  • Connor Medbery, Student in Kinesiology, Fall 2014 – Spring 2015
  • Ben Mihelich, Student in Biomedical Engineering, Spring 2017
  • Abby Miller, Student in Kinesiology, Fall 2019
  • Chloe Miller, Student in Kinesiology, Fall 2017
  • Tyler Moses, Student in Kinesiology, Spring 2015 – Spring 2017
  • Robert Moskwa, Student in Biomedical Engineering, Spring – Summer 2017
  • Jared Muench, Student in Biomedical Engineering, Spring 2015
  • Elayna Nowak, DPT Student from Ohio State University, Spring 2013
  • Shawn Patel, Student in Biomedical Engineering, Fall 2014 – Spring 2016
  • Kennedy Pawell, Student in Biomedical Engineering, Fall 2020
  • Matt Pechacek, McNair Scholar Undergraduate Student from UW-River Falls, Summer 2015
  • Derick Peters, Student in Biomedical Engineering, Spring 2020
  • Brad Peterson, Medical Student, Spring 2010
  • Katie Peterson, Student in Biology, Fall 2011 – Spring 2013; Medical Student, Summer 2014
  • Demitra Philosophos, Student in Neurobiology and Spanish, Spring 2017 – Spring 2020
  • Jeremy Portillo, Student in Kinesiology, Spring 2019 – Spring 2020
  • Eric Post, PhD Student in Kinesiology, Fall 2015 – Spring 2018
  • Jennifer Price, Student in Kinesiology, Fall 2018
  • Michael Price, Student in Kinesiology, Fall 2011 – Spring 2012
  • Seraphina Provenzano, DPT Student, Fall 2019 – Spring 2020
  • Kurtis Rayfield, DPT Student, Spring 2018 – Spring 2022
  • Ally Resnick, Student in Kinesiology, Spring 2019
  • Hannah Roeder, Medical Student, Summer 2013
  • Tyler Roehl, DPT Student, Spring 2019 – Spring 2021
  • Shelby Roggensack, Post-Undergraduate Special Student, Fall 2020 – Spring 2021
  • Olivia Rowland, PT, DPT, UW Health Physical Therapy Resident, Summer 2019 – Summer 2020
  • Nicki Ruegsegger, DPT Student, Spring 2014 – Spring 2015
  • Charles Rutman, Student in Kinesiology, Spring 2022
  • Yaniv Sadka, Student in Biomedical Engineering, Fall 2014 – Fall 2016
  • David Salamzadeh, Student in Neurobiology & Economics – Fall 2021 – Spring 2022
  • John Scerpella, MPH Graduate Student, Spring 2016 – Fall 2017
  • Lauren Shorter, Masters Student in Applied Biotechnology (Green Bay), Summer 2022
  • Anita Sinha, Student in Biomedical Engineering, Fall 2014 – Spring 2015
  • Nick Sparacio, Masters Student in Kinesiology, Spring 2014
  • Taylor-Paige Stewart, Student in Neurobiology, Fall 2016
  • Cassandra Thomas, Student in Biomedical Engineering, Fall 2015 – Spring 2016
  • Lily Turner, Medical Student, Summer 2019 – Spring 2021
  • Peter Van Beek, Student in Kinesiology, Spring 2016 – Spring 2017
  • Alex Watras, Student in Electrical Engineering, Spring 2015
  • Ada Weiss, Student in Kinesiology (Athletic Training), Fall 2013
  • Nicole Will, DPT Student, Spring 2015 – Fall 2015
  • Pedro Zavala, DPT Student, Spring 2019 – Spring 2021
  • Zoe Ziegler, Student in Kinesiology, Fall 2015 – Spring 2017