Physical Therapy

Faculty & Staff

Ryan Pontiff

Ryan Pontiff, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT, PhD(c)
Assistant Professor of Instruction

Curriculum Vitae

Contact Information

301 University Blvd.
Galveston, TX 77555-1144

P: 409-772-3068

Teaching Areas of Interest

Orthopedic assessment and diagnosis of musculoskeletal injury, Therapeutic modalities and pain education

Research Interests

Prevalence of burnout in physical therapists, Interventions for burnout, Orthopedic rehabilitation protocols post-surgery and injury, Muscle recruitment and activation post-surgery and injury


Ryan Pontiff, DPT, PT, OCS, FAAOMPT, PhD(c) is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy in the School of Health Professions at the University of Texas Medical Branch. He earned a Doctor of Physical Therapy from Texas Woman's University (TWU) and is pursuing a Doctorate of Philosophy from TWU.

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