DPT students with faculty
DPT students and faculty celebrate Movember (no-shave November) to raise awareness of various cancers

Meet our Faculty

Max Baumgartner, PT, PhD, OCS, FAAOMPT
Dean, Rinker-Ross School of Health Sciences
Director of Doctor of Physical Therapy Program
Associate Professor
260.203.2917
baumgartnerm@trine.edu
BS - University of Toledo
MPT - University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences
Ph.D. - Nova Southeastern University's School of Computer and Information Sciences
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Kimberly Beran-Shepler, DPT, OCS
Director of Clinical Education
Assistant Professor
beran-sheplerk@trine.edu
BS - Creighton University
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Ryan Dombkowski, PhD
Associate Professor
260.203.2695
dombkowskir@trine.edu
B.A. - Wabash College
Ph.D. - University of Notre Dame
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Jenna Encheff, PT, PhD
Associate Professor
260.702.3594
encheffj@trine.edu
BS - University of Toledo
MS - University of Toledo
Ph.D. - University of Toledo
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Thomas Ruediger, DPT, DSc, OCS, ECS
Associate Professor
260.203.2901
ruedigert@trine.edu
BS - US Army-Baylor University
DSc. - Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions
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Steven Sullivan, PT, DPT, MBA, OCS 
Academic Coordinator of Clinical Education
Assistant Professor
260.702.3591
sullivans@trine.edu
BS - Creighton University
MBA - Bethel College
Ph.D. - Creighton University
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Althea Watson, PT, MS, NCS
Assistant Professor
260.702-3588
watsona@trine.edu
BS - University of Indianapolis
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