Dakota Studley, PT, DPT

Instructor, PT Programs


San Marcos, CA


College of Rehabilitative Sciences


Neurological Rehabilitation


Doctor of Physical Therapy, University of St Augustine for Health Sciences
Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, Pre-Physical Therapy, San Diego State University

Research Interests

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Cultural Responsiveness in Neurologic Physical Therapy Education

Dr. Studley graduated from the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences (USAHS), where she received her Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) in 2017. She currently works in in-home physical therapy and has clinical experience in the outpatient setting with both neurological and orthopedic diagnoses. Her clinical emphasis is to work with patients affected by neurological and balance disorders, with a special interest in individuals with Parkinson Disease.

Dr. Studley has been teaching at USAHS in the Residential and Flex DPT programs since 2017, when she joined the University.