Matthew Condo, PT, DPT, EdD
Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy
B.S., Ohio State University; D.P.T., University of St. Augustine; Ed.D., University of St. Augustine
Dr. Matthew Condo has practiced physical therapy for 19 years. A 2002 graduate of The Ohio State University, Dr. Condo also has earned a DPT degree in 2015 and Ed.D. degree in 2019 both from the University of St. Augustine. He has practiced in a variety of settings including occupational health, corporate health, orthopedics, acute care, and vestibular rehabilitation. Dr. Condo currently teaches anatomy, differential diagnosis, and diagnostic imaging in the DPT program at Methodist University.
Earl Eidem, MSOM
Program Manager, DPT
B.A., Auburn University; M.S.O.M., University of Arkansas
Earl Eidem earned his A.A.S. in Information Technology from the Community College of the Air Force. During his Air Force career, he also earned a B.A. in English from Auburn University and a Master of Science in Operations Management from the University of Arkansas.
John Fox, PhD
Associate Professor of Physical Therapy
B.S., M.A.Ed., Union University; Ph.D., Auburn University
Dr. Fox has research experience relating to various characteristics of gait and joint load, including effects of footwear and cadence. He specializes in the use of motion capture devices and force plates. Prior to joining the DPT faculty, Dr. Fox has taught high school science and was a graduate teaching assistant at Auburn University. He earned a B.S. in Sports Medicine and an M.A.Ed. from Union University, and a Ph.D. in Kinesiology with an emphasis in Biomechanics from Auburn University. Dr. Fox's specific research examines force capacity in multi-articular movements and changes in electromechanical delay associated with preparatory movements.
Stacia Hall, PT, DPT
Associate Professor of PT; Director, Clinical Education; Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Neurologic Physical Therapy
B.S., D.P.T., Elon University
Stacia Hall, PT, DPT, is an Associate Professor and Director of Clinical Education. She has been a physical therapist for 15 years and has worked in various rehabilitation settings. She maintains active clinical practice in the area of outpatient neurological rehabilitation. Dr. Hall is currently enrolled in the Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions Doctor of Philosophy Program in Health Professions with a concentration in education.
Dr. Hall’s research interest includes teaching strategies in physical therapy didactic and clinical education, and neurological evaluation and treatment methods.
- Lee Silverman Voice Treatment (LSVT) Big
- American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties Certified Clinical Specialist in Neurologic Physical Therapy
- Certified Exercise Expert for Aging Adults
- Advanced Credentialed Clinical Instructor
- Certificate of Achievement in Vestibular Rehabilitation from Emory University
- Hall S, Carriveau K, Legue B, Yip J. Faculty Perception on Learning Hands-On Skills with Real Patients in a Physical Therapy Program. Poster, APTA North Carolina Annual Conference. October 8, 2021
- Sattgast J, Hall S. Bridging the Neuromusculoskeletal Gap. Presentation, APTA North Carolina Annual Conference. October 9. 2021
- Schulken P. Hall S. Highly effective integrated clinical experiences: Multiple perspectives. Poster, Combined Sections Meeting. January 25, 2021
- Hall S, Fike C, Fedun N. Long-term vestibular rehabilitation for cerebellar dizziness: a case study. Poster, North Carolina Chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association Fall Conference. October 23, 2020
- Hall S, Spears B, Scales J. Confidence and competence of physical therapists in vestibular rehabilitation. Poster, North Carolina Chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association Fall Conference. October 23, 2020
- Britton S (Hall). Student Perceptions of Learning Physical Therapy Skills with the Use of Human Patients in the Classroom: A Qualitative Study. Poster, Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions Research Symposium. August 14, 2020
- Robbins J, Dodworth C, Britton S (Hall). Exercise and literary reading comprehension: An alternative to sedentary studying. Poster, Southeast Chapter of the American College of
Rebecca Helms, PT, DPT, Wound Care Certified
Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy; Director of Clinical Education
B.S., DPT, Gannon University
Nicole Hodges, PT, DPT, ATC
Assistant Professor of PT; Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Women’s Health Physical Therapy
B.S., Methodist College; M.S., Armstrong Atlantic State University; DPT, University of Montana
Pelvic Health Certified
Athletic Trainer Certified
Dr. Nicole Hodges PT, DPT, ATC, is assistant professor of Physical Therapy at Methodist University. She primarily teaches Special Populations and Tests and Measures. Dr. Hodges has worked as a physical therapist since 2001 working in home health, sports medicine, and pelvic health. She is licensed to practice physical therapy in North Carolina and is an American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS) Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Women’s Health Physical Therapy. Dr. Hodges has been a resident of Fayetteville for much of her life graduating high school from Fayetteville Christian School. She received her Bachelors of Science degree from Methodist College, Masters of Science in Physical Therapy from Armstrong Atlantic State University and a Doctor of Physical Therapy from the University of Montana. Dr. Hodges is a certified athletic trainer, has completed training in dry needling, occupational medicine, manual therapy, sports rehabilitation, nutrition, has a certificate in pelvic health and is a board-certified clinical specialist in Women’s Health Physical Therapy.
Blake Justice, PhD
Associate Professor of Physical Therapy
B.S., M.S., Appalachian State University; Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh
Blake Justice, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy and specializes in the Foundational Sciences (such as Physiology, Cadaver Anatomy, Exercise Physiology and Nutrition). Dr. Justice has a research focus on human performance. He is a native of North Carolina and completed both a B.S. and Master's Degree at Appalachian State. After a number of years in health and hospital administration, he pursued and completed a Ph.D. in Exercise Physiology at the University of Pittsburgh.
Emma Lowe, BA
Director, DPT Admissions; Assistant to the Directors of Clinical Education
B.A., University of Birmingham (UK)
Emma Lowe graduated with honors from the University of Birmingham in the United Kingdom, where she majored in American and Canadian Studies and English Literature. She recently moved to the United States, and prior to joining the DPT Program she worked in healthcare recruitment.
Mica Mitchell, PT, DPT
Assistant Professor of PT; Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Pediatric Physical Therapy
B.S., Methodist College; M.P.T., East Carolina University; D.P.T., Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions
Certified Neuro-Developmental Therapist
Dr. Mitchell has worked as a pediatric physical therapist in a variety of settings since 2003. She has received her Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree with a specialization in pediatric science from Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions, Master in Physical Therapy degree obtained from East Carolina University, and her Bachelor of Science degree from Methodist College. She is licensed to practice physical therapy in North Carolina and is an American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS) Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Pediatric Physical Therapy.
Gina Musolino, PT, DPT, EdD
Director, DPT Program; Professor of Physical Therapy
B.S., Washington University; M.S.Ed., Southwest Baptist University; Ed.D., Nova Southeastern University; D.P.T., Utica College
Gina Maria Musolino, PT, DPT, MSEd, EdD is Program Director, and tenured Professor with Methodist University and formerly DCE with several top-ranked DPT Programs. Dr. Musolino has served as President APTA Academy of Education; FL Chief Delegate and Director, Florida Physical Therapy Association; APTA Health Policy & Administration Scholarship Director; and Federal Affairs Liaison, APTA Academy of Neurologic PT. Dr. Musolino received the APTA Lucy Blair Service Award (2012) for service of exceptional value to the profession. Dr. Musolino received the inaugural Feitelburg Founder’s Award, APTA, Academy of Education, Journal of Physical Therapy Education. Dr. Musolino was honored by Washington University with the Alumnae Award and Beatrice F. Schulz Award for outstanding clinical achievement. Dr. Musolino is senior reviewer, Physical Therapy Journal and contributing editorial board member Journal of Allied Health. Dr. Musolino serves as both APTA Level 1 & 2 Credentialed Clinical Trainer and was recently appointed to the APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor Program Advisory Work Group (2020-23). Dr. Musolino’s scholarly works include over 30 peer-reviewed articles and textbook chapters examining critical components of professional formation. Dr. Musolino is co-editor/author of Clinical Reasoning & Decision-making in PT: Facilitation, Assessment & Implementation, 2020; & Patient Practitioner Interaction: An Experiential Manual for Developing the Art of Health Care, 6th ed., 2016, Slack Incorporated.