Lora Packel PhD, MSPT, CSS
Lora Packel PhD, MSPT, CCS
Associate Professor of Physical Therapy
PhD Health Services with a specialization in Community Health Promotion, Walden University
BA Biology, University of Delaware
MS Physical Therapy, Boston University
APTA Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Physical Therapy
- Cancer rehabilitation
- Exercise in the cancer survivor
- Cystic fibrosis
- Cancer related fatigue
- Cardiopulmonary rehabilitation
Professor Packel is the primary professor for the following courses; Pathophysiology I, Exercise Physiology, Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Physical Therapy I and II, and Oncology Rehabilitation. Her research interests include cardiac risk reduction, physical activity behaviors, cancer-related fatigue, and cancer rehabilitation.
Selected Scholarly Activity
Packel, L. Pulmonary Pathophysiology in Pathophysiology: Implications for the Physical Therapist. Editor Cathy Goodman PT, PhD. Saunders Publishing; Pending publication 2014
Packel, L., Hayden, R., Gormley, M., Sood, M. (2013). A pilot study exploring the role of physical therapists and pediatric patients with cystic fibrosis to the adult setting. Cardiopulonary Physical Therapy Journal 24(1), 24-30.
Campolo, M., Maritz, C., Thielman, G., Packel, L (2013). An Evaluation of peer teaching across the curriculum: Student perspectives. IJTRR 2(1), 1-7.
Professor Packel has been a practicing physical therapist for over 15 years. She is an APTA Board Certified Specialist in Cardiovascular and Pulmonary and has an interest in cancer rehabilitation.
|Office location:||4500 Woodland Ave., Office 103|
|Mailing address:||Box 39|
l [dot] packel [at] usciences [dot] edu