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Carrie Ellis, PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS

Assistant Professor

Carrie Ellis
Dooling Hall, 125B

Dr. Carrie Ellis received her Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) from Duke University before going on to serve as an active duty Army physical therapist for 5 years.  After separating from the military, she continued to work as a tactical physical therapist in the Special Operations community for 3 years.  Prior to coming to DeSales, she worked as an adjunct faculty member for the Methodist University Doctor of Physical Therapy Program, and at the University of Texas at El Paso in the Department of Rehabilitation Sciences.

Dr. Ellis is a certified strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS) as well as a board-certified orthopedic specialist (OCS).  Clinically, her focus is on human performance optimization and injury prevention for tactical athletes.  She has presented regionally and nationally on these topics.  Her research agenda is focused on the effects of exercise on muscle oxygenation.