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Kimball Tower on UB South campus.

501 Kimball Tower
University at Buffalo
Buffalo, NY 14214
Phone: 716-829-6731
Fax: 716-829-3217
sphhp-rs@buffalo.edu

Administration

Susan E. Bennett, PT, DPT, EdD, NCS, MSCS
Department Interim Chair
Clinical Professor
627 Kimball Tower
Phone: 716-829-6719
sbennett@buffalo.edu

Deborah L. McDuffie
Assistant to the Chair
515 Kimball Tower
Phone: 716-829-6729
dlm1@buffalo.edu

Faculty Directories

> Faculty

> Affiliated Faculty

Program Administration

Robert F. Burkard, PhD
Program Director Rehabilitation
Science PhD Program
510 Kimball Tower
Phone: 716-829-6720
rfb@buffalo.edu

Janice Tona, PhD, OTR/L
Program Director
Occupational Therapy BS/MS Program
526 Kimball Tower
Phone: 716-829-6741
tona@buffalo.edu

Kirk Personius, PT, PhD
Program Director
DPT Program
530 Kimball Tower
Phone: 716-829-6940
kep7@buffalo.edu

James A. Lenker, PhD, OTR/L, ATP
Program Director
Advanced Graduate Certificate in Assistive and Rehabilitation Technology
621 Kimball Tower
Phone: 716-829-6726
lenker@buffalo.edu

Jo A. Schweitzer, MS, OTR/L
Academic Fieldwork Coordinator 
BS/MS Occupational Therapy Program
532 Kimball Tower
Phone: 716-829-6737
schweitz@buffalo.edu

Kimberley Persons, DHS, OTR/L
Associate Academic Fieldwork Coordinator
BS/MS Occupational Therapy Program
534 Kimball Tower
Phone: 716-829-6734
kpersons@buffalo.edu

Juli A. Wylegala, PT, PhD
Director
Physical Therapy Clinical Education
622 Kimball Tower
Phone: 716-829-6745
Wylegala@buffalo.edu

Douglas J. Frye, PT, MSPT
Associate Director of Clinical Education
DPT Program
525 Kimball Tower
Phone: 716-829-6725
frye@buffalo.edu

Program Support

Karen A. Barnes
Main Office Support Staff
517 Kimball Tower
Phone: 716-829-6718
barneska@buffalo.edu

MaryAnn E. Venezia
Coordinator
Occupational and Physical Therapy Programs
523 Kimball Tower
Phone: 716-829-6742
venezia3@buffalo.edu