Dr. Swisher joined the faculty in 1994 and served as the Division's Academic Coordinator of Clinical Education until 1997, and Graduate and Distance Education Coordinator from 1997-2010. Currently, she serves as the Director of Scholarship Development for the Division. She teaches in the areas of cardiovascular and pulmonary physical therapy, acute care, pathophysiology, and exercise science. She also coordinates the student research projects. She has been a certified Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Clinical Specialist since 2001. She was awarded the Catherine Worthingtham Fellowship to the APTA in 2016. She is a past Fulbright Scholar to Sydney, Australia and Dublin, Ireland.
PT 724 Exercise Foundations
PT 733 Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy
PT 754 Clinical Sciences 4
PT 797 Research (2 course sequence)
PT 795 Independent Study
Member of the Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center clinical faculty
Patient care through the WVU Therapy Group Practice for persons with cancer-related issues