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Laura Schanilec, PT, DPT

Academic Title:

Instructor (Adjunct Faculty I)

Primary Appointment:

Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science

Education and Training


2004 B.S., University Studies, University of Mary

2007 Doctorate, Physical Therapy, University of Mary (Magna Cum Laude)


Post Graduate Education and Training:

2008-2011 Manual Therapy Institute

2011-Present Fellowship training, American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy, mentors Jeff Rogers and Roy Film.


Medical Licensures:

Active Maryland



CPR certified

Research/Clinical Keywords

Physical Therapy, Orthopedic Manual Therapy, Musculoskeletal

Clinical Specialty Details

Clinical Activities:


Evaluates, performs, and plans physical therapy treatment and intervention programs for patients with work related injuries. Completes patient assessments related to various physical skills and functional abilities at work, mostly including musculoskeletal.


Managed one physical therapist, physical therapy tech, and co-managed the 4 medical assistant and 3 front office staff.  Formulated weekly and monthly statistical analysis of the clinic's operational data.  Performed team managing alongside the operational director and medical director

Professional Activity

Academic Appointments:

2012-Present Volunteer teacher, UMSOM, physical therapy lab

2009-Present Clinical lnstuctor, 5 students