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E-mail: ssaito@msmu.edu

Stephanie Saito - PT, DPT, OCS

Assistant professor, Director of Clinical Education, Physical Therapy

DPT, University of Southern California, Physical Therapy
BA, University of California Los Angeles, Psychology

Biography

Dr. Saito began her teaching career at Mount Saint Mary’s University in 2007. She currently serves as the Director of Clinical Education (DCE) for the program.  Prior to her DCE role, Dr. Saito was in clinical practice with HealthCare Partners Medical Group.  As a clinician, she not only treated patients, but also served as a mentor for physical therapy students and year-long orthopedic residents.  Following her clinical tenure, Dr. Saito was promoted to supervisor and then the manager of the clinic.  She worked in these roles until she joined Mount Saint Mary’s University full-time as the Director of Clinical Education in 2018.  In addition to her DCE duties, she is also a teaching assistant for the Movement Links series of continuing education.

Courses taught in the program:

PT 431 Healthcare Systems I
PT 465 Therapeutic Modalities
PT 481 Clinical Education Experience
PT 482/483 Intermediate Full-Time Clinical Education Experience
PT 484/485 Terminal Full-Time Clinical Education Experience

Certifications:

American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS)  – Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy (OCS)
Movement Links Certified Clinician