Coral Gubler PT, Ph.D., ATC is a welcome addition to the Doctor of Physical Therapy faculty in Tampa Bay. She joins Nova Southeastern University with more than 25 years of experience as a physical therapist. Dr. Gubler obtained her Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry from Stony Brook University, a Master of Science in Sports Medicine from the United States Sports Academy, and a Masters in Physical Therapy at the University of Delaware. Following a decade of full-time physical therapy practice in hospital and outpatient settings, she returned to school to earn her Doctor of Philosophy in Interdisciplinary Studies from the University of Montana.
Prior to joining the NSU Tampa Bay DPT team, Dr. Gubler served as faculty at the University of South Alabama and Rocky Mountain University. Her area of research interest is injury and disease prevention. Dr. Gubler has published and presented nationally and internationally. Her most recent contribution is as a section editor of the textbook Pathology: Implications for the PT. While she enjoys leading her own research studies, she has particular interest in mentoring the scholarly activity of others, both doctoral students and faculty peers, in the Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences.