Physical Therapy Clinic Staff

University of Delaware Physical Therapy Clinic has licensed physical therapists who are certified specialists in the areas of sports, orthopedic, geriatric, and neurologic physical therapy.  Our staff is among the most educated therapists in the country.

Physical Therapists

Airelle O. Hunter-Giordano PT, DPT

Airelle O. Hunter-Giordano PT, DPT

Director of Clinical Services and Residency Training

Physical Therapist

Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopedics and Sports

Clinical Instructor

Associate Professor

Airelle graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from Kent State University in 2001. She went on to receive her Masters in Physical Therapy from the University of Delaware in 2003, Sports Residency in 2004, and then her Doctor of Physical Therapy from Temple University in 2007.  She lectures nationally and internationally on topics related to residency training, concussion management, ACL and knee rehabilitation, gymnastics, and consults on challenging patients in the clinical setting. Her professional development is in the area of training Physical Therapy Residents and Doctoral Students and clinical leadership. She teaches in Emergency Response, Exercise Progression, Sports, Concussion and Clinical Management in the UDPT program. Airelle is recognized as a board-certified clinical specialist in the areas of orthopedic and sports physical therapy and is an APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor.

aohunter@udel.edu (302) 831-8893

Grace K. Ademski PT, DPT

Grace K. Ademski PT, DPT

Physical Therapist

Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Geriatric and Neurologic Physical Therapy

Assistant Professor of Practice

Clinical Instructor

Grace graduated from Towson University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science in 2004.  She went on to receive her Doctor of Physical Therapy Degree from the University of Delaware in 2006. She has worked at the University of Delaware Physical Therapy Clinic since 2008.  Grace’s professional development has been in the area of vestibular therapy and she has been treating patients with dizziness since 2009.  She teaches the vestibular component in UD’s Doctor of Physical Therapy curriculum.  She is a board-certified clinical specialist in the areas of neurologic and geriatric physical therapy and she completed the APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor as well as the Advanced Clinical Instructor Course.  She is also a trainer with the American Red Cross for Emergency First Response and CPR.

gkeenan@udel.edu (302) 831-8893

Lucas Brady, PT, DPT

Lucas Brady, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist 

Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Neurologic Physical Therapy

Clinical Instructor

Luke graduated from the University of Delaware with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Exercise Science in 2012 and he continued at the University of Delaware to complete his Doctor of Physical Therapy Degree in 2015. He went on to work in both the acute care and acute rehabilitation settings.  He returned to the University of Delaware Neurologic and Older Adult Clinic in 2023. He has experience working with diverse neurologic diagnoses including an emphasis on stroke rehabilitation. Luke is recognized as a Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Neurologic Physical Therapy as well as an APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor.

 ldbrady@udel.edu (302) 831-8893

Chris Cutsail, PT, DPT

Chris Cutsail, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist

Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopedics

Clinical Instructor

Chris received a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science from the University of Delaware in 2014, a Masters of Science in Anatomy and Clinical Health Science from University of Delaware in 2016, and a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of Delaware in 2017.  He then completed an orthopedic physical therapy residency and became a board-certified specialist in Orthopedic Physical Therapy in March of 2018. He subsequently spent 5 years working and directing outpatient physical therapy clinics in Smyrna and Bear Delaware. He returned to the University of Delaware in October of 2023 with his current role of PT Educator; teaching DPT students and treating patients. He is an APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor and a mentor for the UDPT Sports and Orthopedic Residencies and the manual fellowship.

Mike Eckrich, PT, DPT

Mike Eckrich, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist

Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Sports

Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists

Assistant Professor of Practice

Clinical Instructor

Mike received a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science from Eastern University in 2015, a Master’s of Science in Anatomy and Clinical Health Science from University of Delaware in 2016, and a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University Delaware in 2017. He completed a Sports Residency at the University of Delaware in January of 2019 and then transitioned to full time clinical staff. In 2022 he completed an Orthopedic Manual Therapy Fellowship at the University of Delaware. He currently treats patients, is a clinical instructor for UDPT graduate students in the Sports and Orthopedic clinic and is a mentor for the UDPT Sports and Orthopedic Residencies and the manual fellowship. He is a Board-Certified Specialist in Sports, a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists, and an APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor.

meckrich@udel.edu (302) 831-8893

Donald Ford PT, DPT

Donald Ford PT, DPT

Physical Therapist

Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Sports

Clinical Instructor

Donald received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry from University of Delaware in 2014, a Master’s of Science in Anatomy and Clinical Health Science from University of Delaware in 2016, and a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of Delaware in 2017.  He completed a Sports Residency at the University of Delaware in January of 2019 and then spent 3 years working in his hometown communities of Smyrna and Middletown.  During this time away, he also worked alongside athletic trainers and physicians where he gained additional experience managing high school athletics.  He returned to the University of Delaware in May 2022 where he currently treats Sports and Orthopedic patients, is a clinical instructor for UDPT graduate students and a mentor in the Sports and Orthopedic Residency Programs.  He is an APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor.

dcford@udel.edu (302) 831-8893

Natasha Lobo, PT, DPT

Natasha Lobo, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist

Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Sports

Clinical Instructor

Natasha received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Loyola University Maryland in 2019.  She received a Master’s of Science in Anatomy and Clinical Health Science from University of Delaware in 2020, and a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of Delaware in 2021. She then completed a Sports Residency at the University of Delaware in 2022 and then transitioned into a full-time role in their Sports and Orthopedic clinic.  She has also worked alongside multiple of UD’s Division I Sports Teams providing rehab & sideline medical care. Natasha is also an APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor.

nlobo@udel.edu (302) 831-8893

Trevor Mahoney, PT, DPT

Trevor Mahoney, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist

Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Neurologic Physical Therapy

Clinical Instructor

Assistant Professor of Practice

Trevor graduated with his bachelor’s degree in human movement science from Utah State University in 2012. He furthered his education by attending the University of Nevada, Las Vegas where he received his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree in 2015. Before coming to the University of Delaware in 2021 he worked primarily with patients with neurodegenerative conditions at the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health in Las Vegas, Nevada. He is a multiple sclerosis certified specialist, recognized by the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers. Trevor is recognized as a Board Certified Neurologic Clinical Specialist by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialists and as an APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor training the next generation of PT students in UD’s Neurologic and Older Adult Clinic. 

trevmaho@udel.edu (302) 831-8893

Jeffrey Miller PT, DPT

Jeffrey Miller PT, DPT

Associate Director, Clinical Education

Physical Therapist

Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopedics and Sports

Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists

Assistant Professor of Instruction

Advanced Clinical Instructor

Jeff received his BS in Exercise Science in 2008 and Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2010, both from the University of Delaware. He began practicing as an outpatient orthopedic physical therapist in Washington, DC, but returned to the University of Delaware in 2013 to complete a Sports Physical Therapy Residency.  He transitioned to the role of a full-time physical therapist in the UD Sports and Orthopedic clinic upon completion of the residency. He is the course coordinator for the UDPT Integrated Clinical Experiences and the Coordinator of the Sports and Orthopedic Residency Programs. He treats patients in the Sports and Orthopedic clinic, with a special interest in the throwing athlete, and is involved in the DPT basic evaluation and orthopedics course.  Jeff is recognized as a Board Certified Orthopedic and Sports Clinical Specialist by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialists, a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists, and as an APTA Credentialed Advanced Clinical Instructor. 

jmiller@udel.edu  (302) 831-8893

Leslie O’Neill PT, DPT

Leslie O’Neill PT, DPT

Associate Director, Neurologic and Older Adult Clinical Services

Physical Therapist

Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Neurologic Physical Therapy

Assistant Professor of Practice

Clinical Instructor

Leslie received her bachelor’s degree in biology from Washington College in 2007 and her Doctor of Physical Therapy from the University of Delaware in 2011. She completed her Neurologic Residency in 2013 with the Ithaca College/Unity Health System program (now Rochester Regional Health System Neurologic Residency). Leslie went on to work in the acute rehabilitation setting, primarily working with individuals with spinal cord injury and brain injury. She returned to UD in 2014 and works in the Neurologic and Older Adult Clinic. She has participated in the Parkinson’s Foundation Faculty program for advanced training to work with individuals with Parkinson’s. She is a member of the ANPT Knowledge Translation Task Force for the Parkinson’s Disease CPG.  Leslie teaches in the neuro curriculum in the areas of neurology, balance, Parkinson’s Disease, and stroke.  Leslie is recognized as a Board Certified Neurologic Clinical Specialist by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialists and she is also an APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor.

loneill@udel.edu (302) 831-8893

Michael Palmer PT, DPT

Michael Palmer PT, DPT

Physical Therapist

Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopedics

Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists

Assistant Professor of Practice

Clinical Instructor

Mike received his Bachelor of Science degree from Salisbury University in 2010 and his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore in 2013. He completed his Orthopedic Residency at the University of Delaware in 2015 and then transitioned to a full-time role in the Sports and Orthopedic clinic.  He is certified in Dry Needling, teaches in the Spine curriculum, and teaches the next generation of PT students as an APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor. He is also a mentor for the UDPT Sports and Orthopedic Residencies and the manual fellowship.

mcpalmer@udel.edu (302) 831-8893

Shane Reybold, PT, DPT

Shane Reybold, PT, DPT

Associate Director, Sports Rehabilitation

Physical Therapist

Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Sports

Assistant Professor of Practice

Clinical Instructor

Shane received a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington in 2014 prior to completing his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree at the University of Delaware in 2016.  He then completed the Sports Residency program at the University of Delaware.  Following residency, Shane spent the 2018-19 season as part of the New England Patriots Medical staff.   He also assisted in opening the Physical Therapy Clinic within Boston Sports Center, an integrated sports medicine center.  Shane returned to the University of Delaware in 2020 in a role teaching DPT students in the Sports and Orthopedics Clinic and mentoring sports residents.  He currently shares a joint position within the UDPT clinic as well as UD Athletics.  He is an APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist.

sreybold@udel.edu (302) 831-8893

W. Gregory Seymour PT, DPT

W. Gregory Seymour PT, DPT

Physical Therapist

Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopedics

Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists

Assistant Professor of Practice

Clinical Instructor

Greg received his Bachelor of Science Degree in 2008 and Doctor of Physical Therapy degrees from the University of Delaware in 2010.  He completed his orthopedic residency at Evidence in Motion in 2012 to become an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist.  In 2020 Greg became a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists after completing a manual orthopedic fellowship at the University of Delaware.   He is a mentor for PT students, residents and fellows, as well as the Program Coordinator for the Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy Fellowship.   Greg also assists in classroom and lab settings throughout our Doctorate of Physical Therapy program.  He is an APTA-credentialed clinical instructor and works in the UDPT Sports & Orthopedic Clinic. 

gseymour@udel.edu (302) 831-8893

Michael Steinbacher, PT, DPT

Michael Steinbacher, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist

Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopedics

Clinical Instructor

Michael received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Exercise Science from Ottawa University in 2017 and his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of Kansas Medical Center in 2020. He completed an Orthopedic Residency with Creighton University in 2022 and currently works in the UDPT Sports & Orthopedics Clinic. Michael teaches the next generation of PT students as an APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor and is a mentor for the UDPT Sports and Orthopedic Residencies. Michael is also becoming an experienced clinician working with patients with limb loss.

micstein@udel.edu (302) 831-8893

Rebecca Stump, PT, DPT

Rebecca Stump, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist

Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Neurologic Physical Therapy

Assistant Professor of Practice

Clinical Instructor

Becca received her Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science from the University of West Florida in 2010 and her Doctor of Physical Therapy from the University of Delaware in 2012. Becca went on to work in the acute rehabilitation setting at the Center for Rehabilitation at Wilmington Hospital and returned to the University of Delaware Neurologic and Older Adult Clinic in 2018.  She has experience working with a diverse set of neurologic and orthopedic diagnoses including stroke, brain injury, and limb loss. She is involved in the neurologic and acute care curriculum in the UDPT program. She also coordinates the UDPT practicum class working with undergraduates as aides in the PT clinic who are interested in becoming physical therapists.  Becca is recognized as a Board Certified Neurologic Clinical Specialist by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialists and as an APTA Credentialed Advanced Clinical Instructor.

rbeeby@udel.edu (302) 831-8893

Kate Wason PT, DPT

Kate Wason PT, DPT

Physical Therapist

Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Sports

Assistant Professor of Practice

Clinical Instructor

Kate received her Bachelor’s degree in biology from the College of William and Mary in 2011, and her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Duke University in 2018. She also has a Master’s degree in Exercise Physiology from University of Virginia (2015).  Following PT school, Kate completed a Sports Residency at Virginia Commonwealth University and became a Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Sports Physical Therapy in 2020. She has a special interest in working with the female athlete and with endurance sports. Kate teaches the next generation of PT students as an APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor and is a mentor for the UDPT Sports and Orthopedic Residencies.

krwason@udel.edu (302) 831-8893

Megan Ziegler, PT, DPT

Megan Ziegler, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist

Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Neurologic Physical Therapy

Assistant Professor of Practice

Clinical Instructor

Megan received her bachelor’s degree in Spanish from the University of Delaware in 2014 and her Doctor of Physical Therapy from the University of Delaware in 2016. She completed her Neurologic Residency in 2018 with the Johns Hopkins Hospital/University of Delaware Physical Therapy program. Megan went on to work in outpatient and acute rehabilitation settings, primarily working with individuals with vestibular disorder, stroke, and brain injury.
Megan has completed advanced training in vestibular rehabilitation and has been treating patients with dizziness for since 2018.  In 2021, she returned to the University of Delaware and works in the Neurologic and Older Adult Clinic. She teaches in the DPT neurologic curriculum in the area of brain injury and vestibular rehabilitation.  Megan is recognized as a Board Certified Neurologic Clinical Specialist by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialists and she is also an APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor.

mkz@udel.edu (302) 831-8893

Administrative Staff

Beth Blanchfield

Beth Blanchfield

Assistant Director, Patient & Practice Services

bblanch@udel.edu (302) 831-8893

Kim Guida

Kim Guida

Patient Services Representative III

kguida@udel.edu (302) 831-8522

Kellie DiMaio

Kellie DiMaio

Administrative Specialist

kdimaio@udel.edu (302) 831-0165

Haley Reading

Haley Reading

Patient Services Representative II

Isabella Squillace

Isabella Squillace

Central Scheduler

Katrina Weston-Williams

Katrina Weston-Williams

Patient Services Representative II

Residents

Megan Broussard

Megan Broussard

Sports Physical Therapy Resident

megbrou@udel.edu (302) 831-8893

Danté Reid

Danté Reid

Sports Physical Therapy Resident

danterei@udel.edu (302) 831-8893

Brian Veras

Brian Veras

Sports Physical Therapy Resident

bveras@udel.edu (302) 831-8893

Kira Zarzuela

Kira Zarzuela

Sports Physical Therapy Resident

kzarz@udel.edu (302) 831-8893