Juli A. Wylegala, PT, PhD

Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Science

Director, Physical Therapy Clinical Education

Contact Information

622 Kimball Tower
Buffalo, NY 14214
Phone: (716) 829-6745
Fax: (716) 829-3217
Email: wylegala@buffalo.edu



Juli A. Wylegala, PT, PhD, is a clinical associate professor in the Department of Rehabilitation and the director of clinical education for the Physical Therapy Program.

Wylegala's clinical interests include soft tissue injury/overuse, assessment and treatment.  Her research interests include respiratory muscle training in clinical and athletic populations, swim related research, and more recently, research into the impact of clinical decision making on a variety of rehabilitation outcomes.

Wylegala is very involved in the We Can Row program; a rowing program for cancer survivors. When not on the water rowing, the participants are guided through exercise protocols designed and implemented by UB DPT student volunteers.


  • PhD, Exercise and Nutriton Sciences, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY (2005)
  • MS, Exercise Science, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY (1992)
  • BS, Physical Therapy, Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY (1980)

Professional Affiliations

  • American Physical Therapy Association
  • New York New Jersey Physical Therapy Clinical Education Consortium
  • American College of Sports Medicine