APTA Academy of Clinical Electrophysiology & Wound Management

JCEWM Editorial Team

Editor in Chief:
Mohini Rawat, PT, DPT, MS, RMSK

Board -Certified Clinical Specialist in Clinicial Electrophysiologic Physical Therapy, Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy.
Dr. Mohini Rawat is co-founder and president of American Academy of Musculoskeletal Ultrasound.  She is Fellowship director of the Musculoskeletal Ultrasound program at Hands-On Diagnostics.   She received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from MGH Institute of Health Professions in Boston and Masters in Biokinesiology from the University of Souther California.     She is faculty for courses in Musculoskeletal Ultrasound and Clinical Electrophysiology in PT programs  and other continuing  education courses.  She has mentored hundreds of clinicians and has reviewed thousands of ultrasound studies.  Dr. Rawat is a contributing author and wrote chapters on imaging in books.  She has published articles and presented numerous musculoskeletal ultrasound course, webinars and lectures in multiple professional conferences and organizations.    She is the chair of the Academy of Clinical Electrophysiology & Wound Management's Neuromusculoskeletal Ultrasound Special Interest
group and holds other elected positions within the American Physical Therapy Association.    Additionally, Dr. Rawat is editor of the Atlas of Musculoskeletal Ultrasund of the Extremities. 

 

Associate Editor,  Electrodiagnostics: 
David Greathouse, PT, PhD, ECS, FAPTA

David G. Greathouse is the Director of Clinical Electrophysiology Services, Texas Physical  Therapy Specialist in Live Oak, TX and Professor, U.S .Army  - Baylor University Doctoral Program in Physical Therapy, and AMEDD Center of Excellence at Fort Sam in Houston, TX.  Dr. Greathouse is board certified in clinical electrophysioloygy  therapy by the ABPTS and was named a Catherine Worthingham Fellow of the APTA in 2006.     He has over 50 years of clinical electrophysiology testing (EMG/NCS) and orthopaedic physical therapy.  His research interest includes  1.  determining the validity and feasibility of the GEHS CTS and UNE classifications and 2.  median and ulnar neuropathies in occupational working groups (dental and music)
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Associate Editor,  Electrodiagnostics: 
Robert A . Sellin, PT, DSc

Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Clinical Electrophysiologic Physical  Therapy
Robert Sellin has a diverse career that includes 16 years in the US Navy, and over 25 years nin both civilian practice and teaching in entry level and post professional physical therapy programs.  He earned his bachelor's of science degree in physical therapy from east Carolina University,  a master of science degree in physical therapy with a specialization in musculoskeletal disorders from the University of Southern California,  and a doctor of science degree in physical therapy  from Rocky Mountain University of  Health Professionals.    Throughout his career, Sellin has been active in both state and national physical therapy associations.  He is a past president of the Kentucky Physical Therapy Association and past president of the APTA's Academy of Electrophysiology & Wound Management , and the past Chair of the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialities (ABPTS).

 

Associate Editor, Wound Management: 
Rose Hamm, DPT, FCCWS
Dr. Rose Hamm received a BS in Physical Therapy from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and a MS and post-graduate DPT from the University of Southern California.   She is currently the Adjunct Associate Professor  of Clinical Physical Therapy at the University of Southern California and developed the in-patient and out-patient wound care programs at Keck Hospital.  Although she is retired from clinical practice, Rose stays involved in the profession through presentations, development of the APTA Wound Management Specialty, and professional organization (APTA, Academy of Clinical Electrophysiology & Would Management, and Association for the Advancement of Wound Care). 

She edited  "Text and Atlas of Wound Diagnosis and Treatment," a comprehensive textbook on wound care that is published by McGraw Hill Education and is going into its third edition.  With Dr. Joseph Carey, she wrote "Essential Elements of Wound Diagnosis," a diagnostic reference book for all disciplines, which is also published by McGraw Hill Education.  She has also written  several book chapters and journal articles on wound healing.   Rose has lectured on negative pressure wound therapy, atypical wounds, lower extremity edema management, and current concepts in wound management to interdisciplinary groups in a variety of settings.   Rose is passionate about    the care of patients with wounds, about teaching students the role of physical therapy in wound management, and about sports (especially tennis, skiing, North Carolina basket and USC football); however, this all takes a second seat to her family of four children and nine grandchildren! 

 

Associate Editor, Wound Management: 
Deborah Wendland, PT, DPT, PhD

Certified Pedorthist

Ddr. Deborah Wendland is an associate professor of Physical Therapy in the College of Health Professions at Mercer University.  She was awarded her Ph.D. in applied Physiology from the Georgia Institute of Technology.  She received post professional Doctorate in Physical Therapy and a Master of Science in Physical Therapy degrees from Washington University in St. Louis.   She received a Bachelor of Science in Biology with a neuroscience concentration from Duke University.   Dr. Wendland is a certified pedorthist and has over 25 years of experience as a physical therapist.  She currently volunteers at the Diabetic Foot Clinic at the Good Samaritan Health Center in Atlanta and is engaged in research on managing diabetes, including wound and skin management, and health promotion/wellness across practice areas. 
 

 

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Associate Editor, Biophysical Agents:
Daryl Lawson, PT, MPT, DSc
Dr. Daryl Lawso n is an associate professor in the Department of Physical Therapy at Western Michigan University.  Dr. Lawson received his undergraduate degree at Central Michigan University, a physical therapy degree from the University of Southern California, and a DSc from Loma Linda University.  Dr. Lawson practiced for 12 years as a physical therapist in the areas of orthopedic and wound management.    His clinical journey included an orthopedic residency at Kaiser Hayward, in Hayward, CA, and a sabbatical at the Cone Sports Medicine Fellowship program in Greensboro, NC where he learned MSK US imaging.  He continued clinical practice in wound management and orthopaedics at Renown Health and the University of Nevada, Reno.  Before joining the facility at WMU, Dr. Lawson ws an associate professor at Elon University teaching and conducting research in the areas of orthopedics and wound management.  He is currently the chair of the APTA, Academy of Clinical Electrophysiology & Wound Management Biophysical Agents Special Interest Group.

 

 

Associate Editor, Biophysical Agents:
Thomas P. Nolan Jr., PT, MS, DPT, OCS

Stockton University, School of Health Science
Dr. Nolan is a professor in the Physical Therapy Program in the School of Health Sciences at Stockton University.  He has over 40 years of clinical experience in physical therapy, and 32 years of teaching biophysical agents.  He is the co-editor of Michlovitz's Modalities for Therapeutic Intervention.  His research focus is on investigating the clinical techniques and effectiveness of neuromuscular electrical stimulation and iontophoresis. 

 

Associate Editor, Neuromusculoskeletal Ultrasonography:
Ryan  Boggs, PT, DPt, DSc, Cert VRS

Ryan Boggs is an assistant professor in the Department of Physical Therapy at Daemen University in Amherst, NY.  He earned his Doctor of Science in Clinical Electrophysiology degree from Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions, where he investigated retrograde axonal atrophy in patients with carpal tunnel syndrome.  He is currently the At-Large officer for the Neuromusculoskeletal Ultrasound Special Interest Group and the Research Committee Chair of the electrodiagnostic Special Interest Group of the Academy of Clinical Electrophysiology & Wound Management.  A certified vestibular rehabilitation specialist by the American Musculoskeletal Institute,  Ryan  has taught continuing education courses in concussion management and frequently lectures on the topic of clinical electrophysiology and  and biophysical agents.   Additionally, Ryan has given multiple scientific presentations and has published multiple times on musculoskeletal ultrasound, red flag screening, and differential diagnosis in the Journal of Orthopaedic and Physical Therapy, Journal of Primary Health Care, and the International Journal of Telerehabilitation.  He earned a Doctor of Physical therapy degree in Natural Science with a minor in biology from Daemen    University. 

 

 

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Associate Editor, Neuromusculoskeletal Ultrasonography:
Michael D. Ross,  PT, DHSc, OCS, FAAOMPT

Board -Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopaedic Physical
Therapy
Dr. Ross is an Associate Professor in the Physical Therapy Department at Daemen University in Amherst, NY.  Prior to his appointment at Daemen University, Dr. Ross served in the U.S. Air Force for 20 years where he was credentialed as a direct access provider with diagnostic imaging, medical laboratory, specialty physican referral, and pharmacological privileges.  Dr. Ross maintains an active community-based  practice focusing on patients with chronic pain disorders and has published extensively in areas of diagnostic imaging,  medical screening, and differential diagnosis in physical therapist practice.  He served as the Editor for the Musculoskeletal Imaging feature of the Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy from 2008 to 2016 and is currently a manuscript reviewer for several medical and rehabilitation journals.