Adult Rehabilitation

Kristyn King, MS, CCC-SLP

Kristyn King joined the University in May 2024. She earned her master’s degree in communications and sciences disorders from Chapman University in 2015 after working as a behavioral therapist in pediatrics.  King has worked primarily in hospitals with adults in the acute, acute rehabilitation and outpatient settings. She holds certifications in McNeill Dysphagia Therapy, Vital

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Jennifer (Jen) Featheringham, OTD, OTR/L

Dr. Jen Featheringham is an occupational therapist, educator and researcher with a passion for quality and accessible higher education and rehabilitation services. Her areas of clinical expertise are in acute care practice, neurorehabilitation and critical care, where she has facilitated development of rehabilitation programming in the intensive care setting. Her research and academic interests are

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Diana Julbe-Delgado, PhD, CCC-SLP

Diana Julbe-Delgado, PhD, CCC-SLP joined the University in 2024 as Residency Director and Associate Professor. Dr. Julbe-Delgado is a bilingual speech-language pathologist and a certified member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Having diverse academic and clinical experience, her areas of clinical specialty include working with adults with neurogenic communication and swallowing disorders. Her interests include

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Nicolas (Nick) Harrington, OTD, MOT, OTR/L

Dr. Nicolas (Nick) Harrington graduated from the University of Florida with his undergraduate degree in Health Sciences, followed by getting his master’s degree in occupational therapy at the same institution. He has experience in both the skilled nursing setting and inpatient rehabilitation and completed the Brooks Neurologic Occupational Therapy Fellowship, where he worked with various

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Jessica Phung, DPT

Dr. Jessica Phung obtained her Bachelor of Science in Biophysics from the University of California San Diego and her Doctor of Physical Therapy from the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences (USAHS). Her clinical experience has been in various settings including inpatient rehabilitation and outpatient orthopedics, and in delivering concierge physical therapy care to

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Emily Frank, OTD, MS, OTR, CHSE

Dr. Emily Frank is an Assistant Professor and certified healthcare simulation educator. She joined the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences in 2017 and is a dedicated clinician, faculty member and mentor who seeks to make a difference in the lives of her students and patients. During her clinical career as occupational therapist, Dr.

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Blaise Bourgeois, PT, DPT, MTC

Dr. Blaise Bourgeois completed his Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette in 2015 before earning his Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) from the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences (USAHS) in 2017. In 2018, he returned to USAHS to further his expertise in manual therapy to earn

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Michelle Sawtelle, PT, MPT, PhD

Dr. Michelle Sawtelle has served as a physical therapist since 2007 and has taught in higher education since 2013, with her primary expertise focusing on the evaluation and treatment of adults with neurologic movement disorders. Dr. Sawtelle is a board-certified clinical specialist in neurologic physical therapy and serves as a board member for the Stroke

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Rebecca Caudrillier, MOTR/L

Rebecca Caudrillier earned her Master of Science Occupational Therapy in 2009 and later began her career in the acute care setting. Her professional path evolved to encompass lymphedema and breast cancer rehabilitation. Transitioning to home care and hospice, she expanded her expertise, ultimately discovering her passion for hand therapy. With a Bachelor of Science in

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Anas (Sal) Ababneh, PT, PhD, MSc

Dr. Anas Ababneh is an Assistant Professor at the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences Austin, TX campus, teaching in the Residential Doctor of Physical Therapy program. Dr. Ababneh obtained his Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from Hashemite University, Jordan in 2005. and a post-professional Master of Science in Physical Therapy from the

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Rebecca (Becky) King, OTD, MSOT, OTR

Dr. Rebecca King is an occupational therapist, educator and researcher dedicated to enhancing the lives of older adults and improving outcomes. With more than 20 years of clinical experience, she has held various roles in geriatric rehabilitation, rehabilitation management and administration. Her diverse career includes working in skilled nursing facilities, continuing care retirement communities and

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Grace-Anne Herard, DPT, EdD

Dr. Grace-Anne Herard is a physical therapist, educator and researcher with expertise in neurological, cardiac and pulmonary disorders within children and adults. Her primary research focuses on motor learning and control among individuals with neurological disorders. Dr. Herard’s investigations involve kinematic analysis to explore the impact of intensive motor learning-based interventions on bimanual coordination in

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