Dr. Madeline Ratoza has diverse clinical experience in various settings, including outpatient pediatrics, outpatient orthopedics, acute care and adult and pediatric home health. She joins the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences full-time in 2021 after serving as contributing faculty for physical therapy practice courses for two years. She currently teaches and works with the clinical education team as an Academic Coordinator of Clinical Education.
Dr. Ratoza received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of California, San Francisco and San Francisco State joint program in 2015. She is currently pursuing her PhD in Physical Therapy from Texas Woman’s University. Her research interests include clinical education, health services, value-based care models and health disparities. Dr. Ratoza is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and the Home Health section of APTA. She has served as an item writer for the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy (FSBPT).