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📷 Mary, Seat of Wisdom Chapel

Carolyn A. Galleher

Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy Program
Associate Director, Dr. of Physical Therapy
Director, Pre-Physical Ther, Physical Therapy Program
Phone: 814-871-5653
Office: M 149

  • Courses Taught
  • Educational History
  • Professional Experience
  • Professional Societies
  • Service

Courses Taught

  • GDPT 818/819 Foundations in Human Movement (Course coordinator)
  • GDPT 822/824   Exam, Evaluation & Intervention for Musculoskeletal Movement Dysfunction of the Extremities   (Course coordinator)
  • GDPT 825/827   Exam, Evaluation & Intervention for Musculoskeletal Movement Dysfunction of the Spine (Course coordinator)
  • GDPT 847 Clinical Synthesis I (Course coordinator)
  • GDPT 851 Research Guidance (Instructor)
  •  GDPT 861 Research Guidance (Instructor)

Educational History

  •  University of Indianapolis, Indiana, June 2003 – December 2010 Krannert Graduate School of Physical Therapy, D.H.S
  • University of Indianapolis, Indiana, September, 1990 -April 1992, Krannert Graduate School of Physical Therapy, M.H.S.
  • St. Louis University, Missouri, September, 1982 -May, 1986, Physical Therapy, B.S.

Professional Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Gannon University, Department of Physical Therapy, Erie, PA, August 1992 - present
  • Coordinator of Undergraduate PT Program, Gannon University, Erie, PA July 2004 – present
  • Physical Therapist, Co-Owner, Galleher Physical Therapy, Erie, PA, September 1996 – present. 
  • Physical Therapist, per diem, Resource Physical Therapy, Erie, PA, October 1995 – 1999
  • Physical Therapist, per diem, Keystone Rehabilitation Systems, January 1993 - 1999.
  • Director, Keystone Rehabilitation Systems, Ashtabula, OH, November 1988-August 1992  
  • Physical Therapist, Ashtabula County Medical Center, Ashtabula, OH, August 1987-October 1988  
  • Physical Therapist, Physical Therapy Center, Stratford, CT, July 1986-July 1987

Professional Societies

  • American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)
  • Orthopedic Section of APTA
  • Northwestern District, Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Association
  • National Association of Professional Women



  • Established a pro-bono outpatient orthopedic clinic at Gannon University
  • Advisory Board member for Visiting Nurse Association  (VNA)
  • Quality reviewer for VNA