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Michael Groman PT, DPT

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    Position: Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy

    Department: Physical Therapy

    Office: Stokes Athletics Center 229

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    About Dr. Michael Groman


    • BS Biology, Saint Francis College
    • MPT Master of Physical Therapy, Gannon University
    • DPT Doctor of Physical Therapy, Temple University¬†


    Dr. Groman received his bachelor's of science degree in biology from Saint Francis University (College) in 1991. He went on to earn his Master of Physical Therapy degree at Gannon University in 1994. Dr. Groman completed his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Temple University in 2009. He has over 20 years of experience as a physical therapist, serving as the manager of rehabilitation services at Punxsutawney Area Hospital for 15 years. Dr. Groman has experience treating a variety of acute in-patient, post-operative orthopedic, respiratory and vestibular diagnoses. He also managed Punxsutawney Area Hospital’s out-patient clinic where he performed out-patient services on a wide variety of diagnoses with special interest in cervicogenic headaches and post-operative shoulder rehab. Dr. Groman joined the physical therapy faculty at Saint Francis University in 2015. He has served as an adjunct instructor for the Master of Occupational Therapy program at Saint Francis University for over 18 years. He is pursuing his DEd in Curriculum and Instruction at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

    • Teaching Activities
    • Professional Memberships
    • Publications
    Teaching Activities
    • PT 510 Pathology & Differential Dx-CP
    • PT 521 PM 1-Cardiopulmonary
    • PT 540 Pharmacology
    • PHTH 413 PT Modalities
    • PHTH 513 Special Topics - Acute Care
    • OT 402 and OT 403 - Adjunct
    Professional Memberships
    • American Physical Therapy Association
    • Acute Care Section Member
    • Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Association
    • Cardiopulmonary Section Member
    • Bednar M, Soroczynski A, Groman M, et al. Effectiveness of Land-based and Aquatic-based Exercises for Improving the Health Status of Individuals With Fibromyalgia: A Systematic Review. J Aquatic Phys Ther. 2012;19(2):26-35.