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            Judith Stoecker, PT, PhD

                            Vice President, Academic Affairs

                            Associate Professor 
                            Department of Physical Therapy
    Interprofessional Healthcare Studies, DSc/PhD
    Program Director
                            Room 1.676
                            Phone: 847.578.8694
                            Fax: 847.576.881



Dr. Stoecker, current Vice President for Academic Affairs has previously served as Vice Dean of the College of Health Professions. She remains an active member of the physical therapy faculty. She received her Certificate in Physical Therapy from Ohio State University, her MS in Health Science Education, and subsequently received her PhD in Higher Education Policy. Her clinical focus has been in the area of neurological dysfunction and she continues to teach in that area as well as Evidence-Based Practice.  She has attended numerous continuing education courses and has been a regular participant at State and National Association meetings. She has published a number of articles and advises post professional students in the publication process.  She is a recognized leader in education as a past Editor for the Journal of Physical Therapy Education (JOPTE).  Her awards include the 2003 Lawrence Medoff Award for outstanding contribution to the University.  In 2009, she was awarded the very prestigious "Outstanding Physical Therapist" Award by the Illinois Physical Therapy Association. The award recognizes an individual who has demonstrated an exceptional level of support and dedication to physical therapy for her support and roles in national and state associations.

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