San Marcos, CA

Mohamed Kamel, PT, PhD

Dr. Mohamed Kamel is a physical therapist with 25 years of academic and clinical experience in the field. His background and training include pediatric physical therapy, geriatric physical therapy, home health, outpatient physical therapy, neurological rehabilitation and musculoskeletal physical therapy. He earned his bachelor’s degree (1997) and master’s degree (2003) from Cairo University and has

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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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Andrew Rodriguez, PT, DPT

Dr. Andrew Rodriguez is a physical therapist with a specialization in geriatric care. He earned his Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) from the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences (USAHS) in 2012, and since then has been a dedicated figure in the field. Dr. Rodriguez’s passion for education and patient care led him to

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Jerome Higgs, PT, DPT, PhD

Dr. Jerome Higgs is a Bahamas native and earned his Bachelor of Science with a minor in Chemistry from Voorhees University. He later pursued a Doctor of Philosophy in Molecular and Cellular Pathology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), focusing on the therapeutic potential of genetically engineered mesenchymal stem cells expressing osteoprotegerin variants

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Sean Witkin, PT, DPT

Dr. Sean Witkin earned his Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology Pre-Physical Therapy from California State University in 2012 and his Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) from the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences (USAHS) in 2017. He has been a licensed Physical Therapist and Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) since 2012. Dr. Witkin

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Heather King, DScPT

Dr. Heather King began her physical therapy career at the University of Toronto after completing her Bachelor of Arts in Health Sciences from Queen’s University. She completed a Doctor of Science in Physical Therapy from Andrews University in 2016. Dr. King specializes in orthopedics, receiving a Diploma in Manual and Manipulative Therapy. She is also

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Erin Menefee, DPT

Dr. Erin Menefee, a graduate of San Diego State University’s Doctor of Physical Therapy program, joined the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences in 2017 as a contributing faculty member. In 2022 she became a full-time Assistant Professor for the Doctor of Physical Therapy program on the San Marcos, CA campus. Dr. Menefee is

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Cory Parker, PT, DPT

Dr. Cory Parker has a passion for sports and teaching. This led to his career in helping others as a CrossFit trainer, where he developed skills in functional movement with proper load and form. In December 2018, Dr. Parker graduated with his Doctor of Physical Therapy from the University of St Augustine for Health Sciences.

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Pedro Gonzalez-Cabrera, PhD, MS

Dr. Pedro J. Gonzalez-Cabrera obtained a Master of Science in Biology and a Doctor of Philosophy in Pharmacology from Creighton University. He completed his post-doctoral fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic and The Genomic Institute of the Novartis Research Foundation. His research focused on the molecular pharmacology of adrenergic and sphingolipid receptors. Dr. Gonzalez-Cabrera continued his

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