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Deanna Dye, PT, PhD

Program Director, PhD in Rehabilitation & Communication Sciences
Associate Professor

Office: Garrison Hall 218



Research Areas:

  • Test validation
  • Testing of constructs/concepts
  • Clinical reasoning
  • Educational research


  • BS in Physical Therapy,  Boston University, Boston MA 1990
  • MA in Adult Education, University of Wyoming, Laramie WY 2000
  • PhD in Higher Education, University of Idaho, Moscow ID 2007

Professional / Research Areas of Interest:

Critical reflection, chronic pain and cervical pain, meaningful measurement.

Biographical Sketch:

Dr. Dye has clinical experience primarily in adult rehabilitation in a variety of settings. She has expanded experience with vestibular rehabilitation, spinal cord injury, geriatrics, and wound care. She has worked as a faculty member since 1996 both at physical therapist assistant and physical therapist education programs. She currently teaches in the areas of vestibular rehabilitation, wound care, and physical agents. She is certified in vestibular rehabilitation with a specific clinical interest in cervicogenic dizziness and chronic pain management.

Personal Interests/Hobbies:

Outdoor recreation, yoga, gardening, and music


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