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About Shelley DiCecco

Dr. DiCecco is an assistant professor in the Department of Physical Therapy.  Her clinical experience includes orthopedics, lymphedema, and pelvic dysfunctions in both private practice and hospital settings.

Dr. DiCecco became a woman’s health specialist for pelvic floor disorders in 2000 and a certified lymphedema therapist in 2001. She received her PhD from Texas Woman’s University in the Philosophy of Physical Therapy in 2012. Her research and dissertation was on treatment techniques for females with genital lymphedema with or without lower extremity involvement.

Dr. DiCecco completed her Lymphology Association of North America (LANA) certification in 2013 and her training as a Casley-Smith International certified instructor in 2016.


Present Assistant Professor, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine Department of Physical Therapy

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Professional Service and Affiliations

Member, American Physical Therapy Association: National, State, Women's Health, Oncology, Education Sections
Member, Casley-Smith International Lymphedema Instructors
Member, International Lymphoedema Frameworks
Member, Lighthouse Lymphedema Network
Member, National Lymphedema Network
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2012 PhD, Texas Woman's University ‐ Physical Therapy
2000 MS, University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences ‐ Physical Therapy
1997 BA, Clemson University ‐ Special Education

Contact Information

T: 470-387-7720


Scholarly and Professional Articles (4)

Contributions to Books (1)

Conferences and Presentations (10)

Unpublished Works (1)