Faculty and Staff
Department of Physical Therapy

625 Old Peachtree Road NW
Suwanee, GA 30024
Phone: 770-682-2368 | Email: ptinfo@pcom.edu


Department Chair and Program Director

Phillip B. Palmer, PT, PhD
Professor and Chair
Department of Physical Therapy
Phone: 770-682-2305 | Email: phillippa@pcom.edu


Melissa Tavilla
Office Manager
Phone: 770-682-2368 | Email: melissata@pcom.edu

Kimberly Frazier
Administrative Assistant
Phone: 770-682-2306 | Email: kimberlyfr@pcom.edu


Faculty Directory

shelley dicecco, pt, phd, clt-lana, ci-cs

Assistant Professor

philip a. fabrizio, pt, dpt, edd

Associate Professor of Physical Therapy

robert friberg, phd, pt, cfmt

Director of Faculty and Student Development

ruth m. maher, pt, phd, dpt, wcs


carol a. miller, pt, phd, gcs

Director of Curriculum and Instruction

phillip b. palmer, pt, phd

Professor and Chair

teresa pierce, pt, dpt, pcs

Assistant Professor

jeanne welch, pt, dpt, ncs


jennifer wiley, pt, dpt

Director of Clinical Education
Associate Professor

Associated Faculty

Stefanie D. Palma, PT, DPT, MEd

Board-Certified Neurologic Clinical Specialist, CBIS

Joseph M Powers, MD, FAAP

CAQ Sports Medicine

Karlyn J Schiltgen, PT, DPT

Board-Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist, Board-Certified Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Clinical Specialist