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Position: Asst Professor, PTH
Department: Transitional Doctor of PT
Phone: (218) 723-6174
E-Mail: JKilloug@css.edu
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Dr. Killough’s teaching areas in the entry level program include Cardiopulmonary Evaluation and Management, Physiological Response to Injury and Exercise, Systems Screening and Management I, Patient Client Management I and II, Multiple Systems, Geriatric Evaluation and Management. In the tDPT her teaching areas are Diagnostic Imaging and Differential Systems Screening.

Research interests: Fall prevention in the geriatric population, cardiopulmonary implications of physical therapy interventions for neurological impairment, Manual Therapy as an adjunct for Physical Therapy in Urinary Incontinence, and Ergonomics and Bariatric Geriatrics.
 
Dr. Killough earned a B.A. in Biology from Carleton College, Northfield MN in 1976, a M.S. in Physical Education with an emphasis in Exercise Physiology from The Pennsylvania State University in University Park, PA in 1981, and an M.A. in Physical Therapy from The College of St. Scholastica in 1993. She earned a D.P.T. from Simmons College in 2006. She was certified as a Geriatric Clinical Specialist by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialists in 2003, recertified in 2013,  and as a Certified Exercise Expert for Aging Adults in 2011.
Position: Asst Professor, PTH
Department: Transitional Doctor of PT
Phone: (218) 723-5995
E-Mail: LSpangle@css.edu

Ms. Spangler has a Bachelor's degree in Psychobiology, a Masters degree in Physical Therapy, and a Transitional DPT degree.  She has extensive clinical experience in multiple areas, having worked in a number of different clinical settings including out patient therapy, in patient  rehabilitation, and as a travelling therapist. Her main area of teaching and of clinical expertise is in neurological rehabilitation, with a special interest in the rehabilitation of patients with spinal cord injury.

In the Department of Physical Therapy Ms. Spangler Teaches in a variety of courses.  She coordinates the neurologic rehab. courses and participates extensively in the Patient Client Management course series.  Currently Ms. Spangler serves as the Chair of the PT Admissions Committee.  

Beyond CSS Ms. Spangler is active with the local Habitat for Humanity chapter, and volunteers extensively in dog rescue through Retrieve A Golden of the Midwest.

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