Faculty

Course Directors
Daniel Bien, PT, OCS, CSCS*
Clinical Coordinator of Physical Therapy Education | Providence, RI
Thomas Dubuque, PT, MSPT, SCS, CSCS*
Sports Clinical Specialist | Providence, RI
David Pezzullo, MS, PT, SCS , ATC*
Director of Physical Therapy | Providence, RI
Conference Faculty
Aristides I. Cruz, Jr., MD*
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Rhode Island Hospital and Hasbro Children’s Hospital
University Orthopedics, Inc. | Providence, RI
Peter T. Evangelista, MD
Associate Professor of Diagnostic Imaging (Clinical)
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Director of Musculoskeletal Radiology
Rhode Island Hospital
Rhode Island Medical Imaging | Providence, RI
Paul D. Fadale, MD*
Professor of Orthopaedics
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Chief, Division of Sports Medicine
Sports Medicine Fellowship Director
Rhode Island Hospital | Providence, RI
Braden C. Fleming, PhD*
Lucy Lippitt Professor of Orthopedics
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Professor of Engineering Brown University
Rhode Island Hospital | Providence, RI
Dustin R. Grooms, PhD, ATC, CSCS
Assistant Professor, Division of Athletic Training
School of Applied Health Sciences and Wellness
College of Health Sciences and Professions
Ohio Musculoskeletal and Neurological Institute
Ohio University | Athens, OH
Michael J. Hulstyn, MD*
Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Rhode Island Hospital and The Miriam Hospital | Providence, RI
Daniel S. Lorenz, DPT, PT, LAT, CSCS
Co-Owner, Director of Physical Therapy Specialists in Sports and Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Overland Park, KS
Rehabilitation Consultant
Mid-America Nazarene Athletics, Rockhurt University Athletics
Chair, Sports Performance Enhancement SIG Sports Section
Adam H. Naylor, EdD, CC-AASP
Clinical Assistant Professor of Sport Psychology
Boston University School of Education
Director Mental Game
Northeastern University
Sports Performance Player Development Consultant
Telos Sport Psychology Coaching (SPC) | Boston, MA
Brett D. Owens, MD*
Professor of Orthopedics
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Rhode Island Hospital | Providence, RI
Mark V. Paterno, PT, PhD, MBA, SCS
Professor, Division of Sports Medicine Acting Scientific
Director Division of Occupational Therapy & Physical Therapy
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine | Cincinnati, OH
Mike Robertson, MS, CSCS, USAW
President, Robertson Training Systems
Co-Owner, Indianapolis Fitness and Sports Training | Indianapolis, IN
J. Kristopher Ware, MD, DPT, MS
Sports Fellow | Warren Alpert Medical School
Rhode Island Hospital & The Miriam Hospital | Providence, RI
Planning Committee
Daniel Bien, PT, OCS, CSCS*
Thomas Dubuque, PT, MSPT, SCS, CSCS*
David Pezzullo, MS, PT, SCS , ATC*
Maria Sullivan, BS
Director of Continuing Medical Education
Warren Alpert Medical School | Providence, RI

*Affiliated with University Orthopedics, Inc. in their offices located in Providence, East Greenwich, and Middletown, RI.