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About Wendy Romney

Wendy Romney, PT, DPT, NCS is a Clinical Associate Professor of Physical Therapy in the College of Health Professions at Sacred Heart University. She teaches courses in physical therapy examination and treatment of patients with neurological disease and dysfunction and medically complex issues.  She has clinical experience in acute rehabilitation and outpatient neurological rehabilitation. In 2010, she became a neurological certified specialist (NCS) by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialists. She continues to practice in the faculty practice as well as in two local hospitals in CT (Gaylord Specialty Care, Wallingford, CT and Mount Sinai Rehabilitation Hospital, Hartford, CT). She is a board member of the Connecticut Physical Therapy Association and a member of the Neurologic, Acute and Education sections in the American Physical Therapy Association. She has presented at the state and national level in topics of physical therapy.
Degrees and Certifications: DPT, Ithaca College; MSPT, Ithaca College; BS, Clinical Science, Ithaca College; PhD in Health Science, Rutgers University.
Specialty or Specialist Certification/Training: Neurologic Certified Specialist.


September 2018 - Present Clinical Associate Professor Physical Therapy, Sacred Heart University College of Health Professions, Physical Therapy
August 2011 - August 2018 Clinical Assistant Professor Physical Therapy, Sacred Heart University Physical Therapy



2023 - Present Workshop in Implementation Science and Health Services Research (WISH)
Learning Health Systems Rehabilitation Research Network (LeaRRn)
Travel Grant
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Honors and Awards

  • 2012 APTA Emerging Leaders
  • 2014 Pre-doctoral Fellowship, Rutgers University, Newark, NJ
  • 2015 Pre-doctoral fellowship, Rutgers University, Newark, NJ
  • Promotion to Clinical Associate Professor 2018/2019 AY


  • Physical Therapy Management of Patients with Medically Complex Issues
  • Physical Therapy Management of Patients with Neurological Dysfunction


2012 - 2016 Ph.D. Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General, Rutgers University - Newark
2001 - 2006 Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT), Ithaca College
BS, Clinical Science, Ithaca College
MSPT, Ithaca College

Contact Information

Physical Therapy 
Center for Healthcare Education CHCE N183 
College of Health Professions 


Articles (peer-reviewed) (21)

Contributions to Books (1)

Conference Presentations (2)