Deanna Colburn Hostler, PT, DPT, PhD, CCS

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Science

Contact Information

512 Kimball Tower
Buffalo, NY 14214
Phone: (716) 829-6723
Fax: (716) 829-3217



Deanna Colburn Hostler, PT, DPT, PhD, CCS, is a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Rehabilitation Science. She graduated with an MPT from Ohio University and since then has worked clinically in rehabilitation and acute care. Prior to joining the University at Buffalo, Hostler worked at UPMC Presbyterian hospital specializing in acute care and cardiac patients.

Education and Training

  • MPT, Ohio University
  • DPT, Temple University
  • PhD, University of Pittsburgh
  • CCS from the APTA

Professional Affiliations

  • American College of Sports Medicine
  • American Physical Therapy Association
  • Scientific Advisory Council (SAC) of the American Red Cross