PT Residents and Fellows

Acute Care PT Residency

Headshot of Anna WeibelAnna Weibel – Anna graduated from Ohio State University with a degree in Health and Rehabilitation Sciences and a minor in psychology in 2020. While at Ohio State University, Anna was part of the Biological Science Scholars group, involved at the St. Thomas More Newman Center, and volunteered in a research lab for the physical therapy department. She moved down to Ohio University after OSU’s (virtual) graduation to begin her Doctorate of Physical Therapy during the height of COVID-19. During her time at Ohio University, Anna was involved in numerous extracurriculars. She enjoyed her time spent as a board member for the annual fundraiser held to benefit Columbus Adaptive Sports, Quadriplegic Rugby: Battle of the Blitz, and serving as a class chair for graduation. Anna’s passion for acute care has been developing since her time in undergrad at Ohio State. She was a Med V rehabilitation aid at OSUWMC and carried her experiences into PT school. Her acute rotations featured skilled and knowledgeable clinical instructors at both O’Bleness Hospital in Athens, OH and the Ross Heart Hospital. As a resident, Anna looks forward to further developing her clinical judgement in the context of acute care and being involved with Ohio State’s DPT program. Outside of physical therapy, Anna can be found outdoors, at a trivia night, thrifting, or at a country concert.


Cardiovascular & Pulmonary PT Residency

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Chané van Straaten – Chané is originally from South Africa and grew up in Mali, West Africa, and Dubai, UAE. In 2018 she completed her Bachelors of Science in Physiotherapy at the Stellenbosch University in Cape Town, South Africa. During her time at Stellenbosch University, she played for the university tennis team and was able to coach tennis. Her love for the medical field stemmed from her sister and mother who led her to discover her passion for physical therapy. After completing her undergraduate degree she decided to move to Ohio to pursue physical therapy at The Ohio State University and completed her Doctor of Physical Therapy in May 2023. During her clinical experiences in the intensive care units at Riverside Methodist Hospital, University Hospitals in Cleveland, and University of Cincinnati Medical Center her passion for patients with cardiovascular and pulmonary conditions continued to grow. Fascinated by the incredible life-saving technologies available in these centers, she continued to ask what her role can be in increasing these patients’ quality of life during and after their intensive care stay. When she is not in the clinic, she enjoys playing pickleball, tennis, going hiking, and is always game for a good barbecue.


Geriatric PT Residency

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Owen Kubalak, PT, DPT – Owen is from Columbus, OH and was born and raised a Buckeye fan. He attended Ohio State University where he majored in Exercise Science and minored in Psychology. Owen continued his education at the University of Cincinnati and earned his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree in 2023. Throughout PT school, Owen became passionate about working with the aging adult through various clinical experiences (Carespring Skilled Nursing, Riverside Methodist Hospital and University of Cincinnati Medical Center) and his involvement in stroke research. He is excited to take part in the continuing education and mentorship provided through the Geriatric PT Residency at OSU to enhance his ability to serve the geriatric population in a variety of practice settings. Owen’s clinical interests revolve around functional based rehabilitation for quality-of-life improvement including but not limited to mitigating risk for falls. In his personal life, Owen stays active through jogging, swimming, resistance training and skiing. He also enjoys spending time with family and friends, watching sports, and playing video games.


Neurologic PT Residency

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Katherine Marita, PT, DPT – Katherine grew up with a large family of 7 in a suburb of Cleveland, OH. In 2020, she received her Bachelor of Science in Microbiology from Bowling Green State University. She joined the Buckeye family to complete her Doctorate of Physical Therapy at The Ohio State University. During her time at OSU, Katherine found her love for neurologic rehab through her clinical rotations at Cleveland Clinic Fairview Wellness Center and at Dodd Rehabilitation Hospital. She also discovered a passion for clinical research through completion of her research specialization within OSU Mobility and Exercise in Neurodegenerative Disorders Laboratory and her practicum project focused on Parkinson’s Disease knowledge translation efforts at Shirley Ryan AbilityLab and the ANPT. Katherine’s hobbies outside the clinic include hiking, kayaking, volunteering, gardening, cooking, and exploring new breweries and restaurants in Columbus area.


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Andrea Williams, PT, DPT — Andrea grew up in Northern Kentucky, just south of Cincinnati. She attended a small school in central Kentucky, called Asbury University, where she completed her Bachelor of Arts in Exercise Science in 2020. While in college, she discovered a passion for movement and exercise that led her to pursue her DPT from Washington University in St. Louis, which she completed in 2023. During PT school clinicals, she had a chance to observe and treat a huge variety of patients but felt extremely passionate about the neurologic patients that she saw. These rotations developed experience and love for treating strokes, Parkinson’s, cerebellar disorders, and vestibular disorders. She also had a chance to teach other students in her PT program through tutoring and Near-Peer Learning experiences, which developed an unexpected desire to pursue opportunities to continue teaching post-PT school. As a neurologic physical therapy resident, Andrea is looking forward to furthering her clinical and teaching skills through the unique and challenging experiences offered during the program. Outside of the clinic, she enjoys running, reading, playing guitar, and hanging out with her husband, family, and friends in the area.


Oncology PT Residency

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Meredith Stutz, PT, DPT – Meredith is from Kalamazoo, MI. She completed her undergraduate and graduate studies at Miami University in the Department of Kinesiology and Health where she was also a member of the Women’s Volleyball Team, and completed her Doctor of Physical Therapy studies at Duke University. Meredith has a strong interest in oncology rehab as evidenced by her participation as the APTA Oncology Mentorship Subcommittee Co-Chair, the APTA Oncology Student and New Professional Subcommittees Co-Director of Mentorship Development, and the Co-leader of the Oncology Special Interest Group in the Duke University Doctor of Physical Therapy program. Meredith also presented at APTA CSM 2023 on the topic of development of oncology mentorship programs in PT. She enjoys playing basketball recreationally. In her spare time, she loves spending time with her husband and her dog, being with friends, playing cards or games and enjoying good food. Her favorite place she’s ever traveled to is Machu Picchu in Peru.


Orthopaedic PT Residency

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Matthew Kohlmann, PT, DPT – Matthew was born and raised outside of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He attended Slippery Rock University where he received his Bachelor’s of Science in Exercise Science in 2021. Matthew continued his education at SRU and received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2023. Matthew was a very involved student during his time at Slippery Rock University. Activities varied from serving as a graduate assistant for two years in SRU’s DPT program, conducting a research project with fellow classmates, playing intramural volleyball, and spending time treating patients as a student physical therapist at various clinics. During PT school, Matthew presented research titled “The Influence of Kinesiology Tape on Posture and Breathing Mechanics in Healthy Individuals” at APTA’s 2023 Combined Sections Meeting. His clinical interest include performing arts athletes, lower extremity, and teaching. Outside of the clinic, Matthew enjoys spending time traveling, finding ways to stay active, and spending time outdoors. Matthew is very excited to be a part of The Ohio State Orthopedic Physical Therapy Residency Program and is looking forward to advancing his clinical expertise.

Headshot of Katherine PrinaKatherine Prina, PT, DPT– Katherine was born and raised in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. She attended The University of Findlay for both undergrad and DPT school while completing Findlay’s 3+3 Doctor of Physical Therapy Program. While at Findlay, Katherine played on the JV Women’s basketball team and served as a board member for the Pre-Physical Therapy Organization. Katherine started DPT school in 2020 and quickly became involved with the program by serving as the Vice President of her cohort and treasurer for the Doctor of Physical Therapy Student Organization. As her interest for the human body continued to grow, she became a Cadaveric Teaching Assistant for Anatomy I and II. In this role, Katherine spent time in the lab helping DPT and PTA students learn human anatomy through guided dissection. In addition, Katherine participated in a faculty-directed research project where she helped create a poster titled “The Foot Mobility Magnitude measured in Single-Leg Stance is Related to Midfoot Dynamic Stiffness During Gait”, which was accepted to the 2023 OPTA Fall conference. In addition, Katherine was an active participant in APTA Michigan’s special interest groups where she volunteered with the Communications SIG and the Health and Wellness Task Force. She received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy in Spring 2023. Katherine’s clinical interests include spine, lumbar pathologies, lower extremity, sports performance, and strength and conditioning. Outside of the clinic, Katherine enjoys spending time with family and friends, being outside, reading, staying active, and exploring new places. Katherine looks forward to further developing her clinical skills during her Orthopaedic Residency at The Ohio State University.

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Chung-Hway (David) Wu – David was born in Cleveland, OH, as an avid Browns fan, but he has quickly learned the best football team in the state will always be the Buckeyes. Following high school, David enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps serving a total of 6 years between Brook Park, OH, and Quantico, VA. During this time, he was intermittently enrolled at Cuyahoga Community College and Cleveland State University, from which he eventually earned a Bachelors of Science in Health Sciences after his honorable discharge. After receiving his undergraduate degree, David took a gap year to teach abroad in Heilongjiang, China, as a kindergarten English teacher. He only narrowly returned stateside before the Coronavirus outbreak in 2020 in order to begin PT school. As a proud member of the “Covid Cohort,” David completed his Doctorate of Physical Therapy at the University of Pittsburgh navigating the ever-changing policies of lockdowns, facemasks, goggles, and Zoom meetings. While in PT school, David volunteered with youth adaptive-sports hockey, adult wheelchair basketball, and senior fitness classes. David’s clinical interests include the lower extremity, the spine, and manual therapy. Outside the clinic, you’ll likely spot David reading up on psychology and philosophy, playing chess and disc golf, engaging in fitness as well as loafing, and most importantly foraging for food and coffee.

Sports PT Residency

 Headshot of Mike CurtinMike Curtin, PT, DPT – Mike grew up just outside of Boston, Massachusetts and completed his Bachelor of Arts in Health Science from Stonehill College in 2019. While at Stonehill, Mike began working as a strength and conditioning coach at Unified Health and Performance in Lancaster, Massachusetts where he coached and programmed for a wide range of populations including adults, collegiate, and Special Olympic athletes. After graduating from Stonehill, Mike completed an internship and became a part-time coach at Cressey Sports Performance in Hudson, Massachusetts where he trained all levels of baseball players. Mike obtained his Doctor of Physical Therapy from Boston University. While at BU, Mike completed clinical internships at Resilient Performance Physical Therapy as well as EXOS. In addition, Mike completed his doctoral capstone project focused on determining key performance indicators in golfers using force plate testing, and hand-held dynamometry. Mike is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the NSCA as well as a Level One Titleist Performance Institute Certified Professional. Mike’s clinical interests include helping athletes bridge the gap between physical therapy discharge and return to sport, working with rotational athletes, as well as optimizing strength and conditioning programs for athletes with previous injuries and/or disabilities.

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Tim Eshelman, PT, DPT – Hailing from Portland, OR, Tim’s educational journey began at the University of Oregon, where he earned a double major in Human Physiology and Psychology in 2016. Early on, he honed his skills through strength and conditioning internships at the University of Oregon and University of Portland before flourishing as a Performance Coach at EXOS. Tim’s experience at EXOS helped illuminate a path towards physical therapy, leading him to pursue a Doctorate of Physical Therapy at the University of Miami, which he attained in 2023. At Miami, Tim was elected as the Vice President of his class and led various student initiatives. During PT school, Tim aided with training room operations and rehabilitation for the Miami Hurricane football and baseball teams over multiple seasons. He was also active in the community, with regular involvement with Sabrina’s Adaptive Beach, a non-profit organization aimed at hosting ocean access events for differently abled individuals in the South Florida region. His journey came full circle when he was given the opportunity to complete his final clinical rotation of PT school at EXOS, allowing him to end his DPT journey where his dream began. Tim’s clinical interests include shoulder and knee rehab, injury reduction strategies, and return to sport testing. Outside of the clinic, he enjoys flag football, soccer, hiking, drone videography, and has recently become a pickleball fanatic.

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Bradley Kanney, PT, DPT – Bradley was born and raised in Dublin, Ohio before moving to Fort Mill, South Carolina. He obtained his Bachelor’s in Exercise Science while minoring in Psychology at High Point University in North Carolina. While receiving his undergraduate education, Bradley was a Decathlete on the Division 1 Track and Field program. Post graduation, he became a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist that led him to work several jobs including coaching high school track, corporate wellness training, and sport performance coaching. Bradley returned to HPU a year later where he earned his Doctorate of Physical Therapy. While attending HPUs DPT program, he was the programs fundraising chair, attended several adaptive sports events, was a graduate assistant for the MSK course series, and participated in research. Bradley’s efforts as the fundraising chair earned HPU the title of ‘Newcomer of the Year Award’ in the VCU-Marquette Challenge in 2023. His research on mental health in lower extremity amputees was accepted to the 2023 Combined Sections Meeting. Bradley is also a published author of a manuscript on BCAAs and Satiety in the Journal of Human Nutrition & Metabolism. Bradley’s clinical interests include knee injury rehabilitation, adaptive athletics, the tactical athlete, and sports performance. He enjoys working with all athletes but particularly enjoys working with soccer, golf, adaptive athletes, and track & field athletes. Outside the clinic, Bradley enjoys fishing, surfing, hiking, running, playing soccer, golfing, and spending time with family and friends.

Women’s Health PT Residency


Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy Fellowship

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Katie Barry, PT, DPT, OCS – Katie Barry graduated from the University of California Santa Barbara in 2009 with a degree in Microbiology and earned her Doctor of Physical Therapy from the University of Delaware in 2012. She completed the Orthopedic Residency at Memorial Hermann Sports Medicine Institute in 2018 and became a board certified Orthopedic specialist the same year. She is currently completing her Manual Therapy Fellowship training at Ohio State. Outside work she enjoys baking, hiking, and exploring many places.  Katie is an APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor (ACCI) Level I.

Neurologic Movement Disorders PT Fellowship

Headshot of Andrew DoubekAndrew Doubek, PT, DPT, GCS – Andrew grew up in Alpena Michigan. He got his bachelor’s degree in biology at Grand Valley State University and his Doctor of Physical Therapy from the University of Michigan Flint. During his time in PT school Andrew’s research focus was validating balance assessment measures. He has since been working in a private outpatient clinic primarily focusing on geriatrics and neuromuscular conditions. Andrew became a board certified geriatric specialist in 2020 and has been promoting community balance exercise and assessment programs at the local senior center and Parkinsons Foundation. Andrew enjoys spending time outside, including camping and fishing.


Upper Extremity Athlete PT Fellowship

Headshot of Steve DomzalskiSteve Domzalski, PT, SCS, ATC, CSCS – Steve is originally from the metropolitan Detroit area, growing up in Warren, MI.  He graduated from Eastern Michigan University with his Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science in 1994 and his Master’s of Science in Physical Therapy from Wayne State University in Detroit in 1999.  He worked in private practice and did contingent athletic training assignments.  In 2008, Steve joined Henry Ford Health System and was imbedded in the Wayne State Sports Medicine Department.  While at Wayne State, Steve worked with all of the athletes to coordinate rehabilitation from 18 varsity sports.  Specific responsibilities to assisting football coverage and was the head athletic trainer for the varsity baseball program from 2008-2023.  In addition, Steve was on the 18U USA Baseball medical staff from 2012-2014.  Functioning as the head athletic trainer at the 2014 World Championships in Taichung, Taiwan.  Steve enjoys sports, staying active, and spending time with his wife Lynn and son Ben.