The BUPTC Team

Boston University Physical Therapy Center (BUPTC) staff member James CamarinosJames Camarinos PT, DPT, OMT, FAAOMPT serves as the BUPTC clinic manager. James has completed a full fellowship in manual therapy at the Institute of Orthopaedic Manual Therapy and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy. James is involved in the care of all injuries, and in particular, works with a team of BUPTC clinicians to care for patients who have sustained a concussion. James is a graduate of the Bachelor of Science/Doctor of Physical Therapy program at Boston University College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College where he now serves as a clinical instructor. He is an avid hockey player, golfer, runner, cyclist, and yes, New York sports fan.

Boston University Physical Therapy Center (BUPTC) staff member Chris BarucciChris Barucci, PT, MSPT, CSCS, MBA is a senior physical therapist at BUPTC. In addition to his years of experience as a physical therapist, Chris has also served as a strength and conditioning specialist. Chris received a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, a Master of Science degree in Physical Therapy from Boston University College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College, as well as an MBA from Boston University School of Management. Chris’ clinical interests are in manual therapy and using exercise and activity to help patients transition from rehabilitation to a regular exercise program and back to the things they enjoy. Outside the clinic, Chris loves spending time with family, playing many sports, enjoys DIY projects around the house, yard, and car, and reading non-fiction.

Boston University Physical Therapy Center (BUPTC) staff member Lisa BrownLisa Brown, PT, DPT, NCS is a physical therapist at BUPTC as well as a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Physical Therapy & Athletic Training at Sargent College. Lisa has been a practicing physical therapist for more than 20 years with specialization in vestibular disorders, traumatic brain injury, and concussion. Lisa is a board certified specialist in neurologic physical therapy and has a Certificate of Advanced Study in Neurologic Practice from the MGH Institute of Health Professions. Lisa received a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Vermont and a Doctor in Physical Therapy from the MGH Institute of Health Professions.

Boston University Physical Therapy Center (BUPTC) staff member Renee ChristieRenee Christie, PT, DPT, OMT, FAAOMP is a physical therapist at BUPTC. In addition to her work at the clinic, Renee serves as adjunct faculty in the Department of Physical Therapy & Athletic Training at Boston University College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College. Her academic instruction focuses on evidence-based practice. Renee has completed a full fellowship in manual therapy at the Institute of Orthopaedic Manual Therapy and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical. She received a Bachelor of Science in both Biology and Psychology from the University of Massachusetts and a Doctor of Physical Therapy from Sargent College.

Boston University Physical Therapy Center (BUPTC) staff member Diane DaltonDiane Dalton, PT, DPT, OCS is a physical therapist at BUPTC as well as a clinical associate professor in the Department of Physical Therapy & Athletic Training at Sargent College. Diane has extensive experience teaching across the curriculum at Sargent College, notably as lead professor of musculoskeletal coursework focused on the spine, in addition to maintaining her clinical practice throughout her teaching career. She is a board-certified specialist in orthopedic physical therapy and a certified manual therapist. Diane received a Bachelor of Arts in Biology from Assumption College, a Master of Science in Physical Therapy from Columbia University, and a Doctor in Physical Therapy from MGH Institute of Health Professions. Diane’s clinical interests include spinal disorders and bringing evidence to practice.

Boston University Physical Therapy Center (BUPTC) staff member Louise DonlonLouise Terciak Donlon, PT, MSPT, SCS, CSCS is a physical therapist at BUPTC. Louise has been designated a Sports Clinical Specialist by the American Physical Therapy Association. Louise received a Bachelor of Science degree at Boston College and a Master of Science in Physical Therapy at Boston University College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College. A former professional figure skater, Louise continues to coach figure skaters both on and off the ice, utilizing her expertise as a physical therapist.

DennisElbert_0037Dennis Elbert, PT, DPT is a physical therapist at BUPTC. Dennis received his Bachelor of Science in Health Studies and Doctor of Physical Therapy degrees at Boston University College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College. His clinical interests include sports and orthopedic injuries. Dennis is currently enrolledin Boston University’s Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy Fellowship.

Boston University Physical Therapy Center (BUPTC) staff member Lee MarinkoLee Marinko, PT, ScD, OCS, OMT, FAAOMPT is a physical therapist at BUPTC as well as a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Physical Therapy & Athletic Training at Boston University College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College. Lee also serves as Director of the Boston University Fellowship in Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy. Lee has extensive experience teaching across the curriculum at Sargent College, notably as lead professor of musculoskeletal coursework focused on the upper extremity. Lee has completed a full fellowship in manual therapy at the Institute of Orthopaedic Manual Therapy and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists. Lee is a board-certified specialist in orthopedics through the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). She is an active member of the APTA, serving on various committees and boards. Lee received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Physical Therapy from Northeastern University’s Bouve College of Health Studies and a Doctor of Science Degree in Movement and Rehabilitation Sciences from Boston University Sargent College.

Boston University Physical Therapy Center (BUPTC) staff member Sorcha MartinSorcha Martin, PT, DPT, FAAOMPT is a senior physical therapist at BUPTC. In addition to her work at the clinic, Sorcha serves as adjunct faculty in the Department of Physical Therapy & Athletic Training at Boston University College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College. Her academic instruction focuses on clinical medicine and orthopedics. Sorcha completed a full fellowship in manual therapy at the Institute of Orthopaedic Manual Therapy and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy. Sorcha received a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Physiology and Athletic Training from Lasell College and a Doctor of Physical Therapy from Boston University College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College. At BUPTC, Sorcha also serves as co-CCCE, leading our clinical education programs.

VeronicaJoMielke_0015Veronica Jo Mielke PT, DPT is a physical therapist at BUPTC. Veronica is currently enrolled in the Level 1 Residency program specializing in Manual Physical Therapy at the Institute of Orthopedic and Manual Therapy. She received a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Saint Martin’s University in Lacey, WA and her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Boston University College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College. Veronica grew up on a farm in eastern Washington State and enjoys staying in touch with her roots by gardening, canning much of her own food, and hosting home cooked dinners. 

Boston University Physical Therapy Center (BUPTC) staff member Rochelle PanichelleRochelle Panichelle, PT, DPT is a physical therapist at BUPTC. In addition to her work at BUPTC, Rochelle is a physical therapist at the Center for Neurorehabilitation at Sargent College, specializing in treating patients with Parkinson’s disease. Rochelle is currently enrolled in Boston University’s Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy Fellowship and previously completed the Level 1 residency program specializing in Manual Physical Therapy at the Institute of Orthopedic and Manual Therapy. She received her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Boston University College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College.

Boston University Physical Therapy Center (BUPTC) staff member Parul PatelParul Patel, PT, OMT, CSCS is a physical therapist at BUPTC. Parul completed a full fellowship in manual therapy at the Institute of Orthopaedic Manual Therapy. She is a certified strength and conditioning specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association. Parul received a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from Northeastern University and has completed post-graduate course work at MGH Institute of Health Professions. Parul is also an experienced personal trainer and trained in STOTT Pilates.

Boston University Physical Therapy Center (BUPTC) staff member Jon RaymondJonathan Raymond, PT, MSPT, FAAOMPT is a senior physical therapist at BUPTC. Jonathan has completed a full fellowship in manual therapy at the Institute of Orthopaedic Manual Therapy and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy. Jonathan is a mentor in the Boston University Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy Fellowship as well as a teaching assistant in the DPT program at Sargent College. Jonathan received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Rehabilitation Science and a Master of Science in Physical Therapy from Northeastern University’s Bouve College of Health Science. In his free time, Jonathan is an avid snowboarder and mountain biker.

GregorySchiller_0018Greg Schiller, PT, DPT, OCS is a senior physical therapist and staff supervisor at BUPTC. He received his Bachelor of Science in Health Studies and Doctor of Physical Therapy degrees at Boston University College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College. After working in private practice for five years, he went on to complete a sports physical therapy residency at the University of Delaware. He is a board-certified specialist in orthopedic physical therapy. His clinical interests include rehabilitation after ACL injury and in those with post-concussion syndrome. Greg will begin the Boston University Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy Fellowship in the fall of 2016.

Boston University Physical Therapy Center (BUPTC) staff member Trace SearsTrace Sears, PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS is a senior physical therapist at BUPTC as well as a clinical instructor in the Department of Physical Therapy & Athletic Training at BU Sargent College. Trace is board-certified in orthopedics by the American Physical Therapy Association. He is also a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association. He received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Health Studies, a Master of Science in Physical Therapy, and a Doctor of Physical Therapy from Boston University Sargent College. At the clinic, Trace serves as co-CCCE, leading our clinical education programs. His clinical interests include lower extremity biomechanics and foot/ankle disorders.

Boston University Physical Therapy Center (BUPTC) staff member Sara VengroveSara Vengrove, PT, DPT is a physical therapist at BUPTC. Sara received a Bachelor of Science in Sports and Exercise Science from DeSales University and her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Boston University College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College.

 

Administration

Boston University Physical Therapy Center (BUPTC) staff member Lauren FerlandLauren E. Ferland is the office manager at BUPTC. Lauren received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Boston University.

 

 

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Olivia Osiecki is a senior administrative secretary at BUPTC. Olivia received a Bachelor of Arts from Stonehill College.

 

 

Nicole Saad is a senior administrative secretary at BUPTC. Nicole received a Bachelor of Science from Boston University Sargent College.

 

 

Boston University Physical Therapy Center (BUPTC) staff member Lauren Tamburello

Lauren Tamburello is a senior administrative secretary at BUPTC. Lauren received a Bachelor of Science in Health Science from Boston University Sargent College.