Northern Arizona University | 2011 | D.P.T.
University of South Florida | 2006 | M.P.T.
University of South Florida | 2001 | B.A.
College of Health Sciences - AZ
PTHEG 1541 Neuromuscular Rehabilitation I
PTHEG 1542 Neuromuscular Rehabilitation II
PTHEG 1743 Neuromuscular Rehabilitation III
O’Neal S, Eikenberry M, & Russell B. The Effects of Dog Walking on Gait and Mobility in People with Parkinson Disease: A Pilot Study. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2020;17(5):1549.
Thomas J, O’Neal S. Relationship of functional reach test scores and falls in Special Olympics athletes. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research. 2019;63(6):587-592
Kegelmeyer D, Ellis T, Esposito A, Gallagher R, Harro C, Hoder J, Hussey E, O’Neal S. Measurement Characteristics and Clinical Utility of the Mini BESTest in Individuals With Parkinson Disease. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 2015;96:1367-8
Kegelmeyer D, Ellis T, Esposito A, Gallagher R, Harro C, Hoder J, Hussey R, O’Neal S. Measurement characteristics and clinical utility of the Parkinson Disease Quality of Life Measure (39- and 8-item versions) in individuals with Parkinson disease. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 2015; 96:1551-2
Clinical Director, Special Olympics Arizona 2008 - present
Member of the Academy of Neruologic Physical Therapy Orthotic and Neuroprosthetic Knowledge Translation Task Force 2019 - present
Member of the Academy of Neuroloic Physical Therapy Parkinson Disease EDGE Task Force 2013-2014
District 1 Representative, Arizona Physical Therapy Association 2018-2020
APTA Arizona Nomination Commitee member 2020 - present
APTA Combined Sections Meeting 2021 - Best Platform Presentation
Title: The effects of backward cycling on posterior protective stepping responses in people with Parkinson disease
Granted by the Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy Degenerative Disease SIG
APTA Combined Sections Meeting 2019 - Poster Award for Clinical Utility
Title: The relationship of single leg stance time and falls in Special Olympic athletes
Granted by the Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy Balance and Falls SIG
Board Certified Neurologic Specialist