Spend time with Physical Therapy students
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Anne Reilley

"I chose Upstate because the environment was very welcoming and it seemed like a great environment to learn. The faculty are great and willing to help anyone."
— Kristina Wulff


Carol A Recker-Hughes, PT, PhD, MA

Carol A Recker-Hughes, PT, PhD, MA
Appointed 08/28/95
2126 A.C. Silverman Hall
788 Irving Ave
Syracuse, NY 13210

315 464-6882

Current Appointments

Hospital Campus

  • Downtown

Education & Fellowships

  • BS: SUNY Upstate Medical Center, Physical Therapy
  • MS: New York University, Kinesiology
  • PhD: Syracuse University, 2008

Education Interests

  • Creating and promoting the use of authentic experiences to strengthen the professional development of students and of clinical instructors. Teaching areas of focus: professional behaviors, clinical decision making, clinical education courses with emphasis on CI-student teaching and learning.

Research Interests

  • Use of the Standardized Patient Examinations to promote the professional development of DPT students and of CIs' teaching skills, Identification and understanding the needs and perspectives of CIs, CCCEs and Directors'/Managers of Clinical Sites.


  • American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), Appointed Member Of Scholarship Committee For The Education Section


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Faculty Profile Shortcut: http://www.upstate.edu/faculty/reckerhc

Emeritus Faculty

  • Pamela Gramet, PT, PhD
  • Susan Miller, PT, DPT, MS
  • Ron Seymour, PT, PhD