Speaker Bios

March 2017 Presenter: 

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Dr. Kelly Tusha PT, DPT graduated from the University of Florida in 2013. She began her career in pediatrics working for about 2 years before transitioning to NICU and labor & delivery/postpartum care where she discovered her passion for women’s health. She is now a Women’s Health Resident through the Brooks Institute of Higher Learning. Kelly enjoys working with all patient groups but particularly loves helping postpartum women and women with sexual dysfunction disorders. She is looking forward to becoming board certified and potentially teaching part time in pelvic health in the future.  

February 2017 Presenter: 

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Dr. Monika Stefanowicz DPT graduated from Springfield College, MA 2015. She practiced in general outpatient orthopedics for 1 year, before beginning the Brooks Rehabilitation Women’s Health Residency in July 2016. Dr Stefanowicz is especially passionate about patient education, having started a blog called “Lift Laugh Kegel” to get the word out about pelvic health. She is interested in pursuing further education in orthopedic manual therapy and plans to specialize in sexual dysfunction in males and females.

January 2017 Presenter:

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Dr. Cynthia (Cindy) Neville is a certified Women’s Health Specialist (WCS) in clinical practice at SmartBody Physical Therapy in Jacksonville, Florida primarily serving women with pelvic floor disorders and musculoskeletal impairments related to pregnancy. She is Clinical Faculty member of the University of North Florida teaching classes in functional anatomy of the pelvis, and topics in women’s health physical therapy. She developed the first credentialed women’s health physical therapy residency program in the state of Florida at Brooks Rehabilitation. She has developed clinically and financially successful Women’s Health Rehabilitation Programs for private practices as well as large healthcare organizations including the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, and Brooks Rehabilitation in Jacksonville. Dr. Neville has authored and co-authored several research articles in the area of women’s health rehabilitation, most recently serving as guest editor of a special issue on Bladder Control, in the journal Topics in Geriatric Rehabilitation