Wendy Romney, PT, DPT, NCS

Wendy Romney, PT, DPT, NCS

Clinical Associate Professor , Physical Therapy

Professional Interests

  • Examination and treatment of patients with neurological dysfunction
  • Use of rehabilitation technology in treatment of patients with neurological dysfunction
  • Outcome measure use in patients with spinal cord injury

Wendy joined Sacred Heart University in August 2011 as a Clinical Assistant Professor with prior clinical experience in acute rehabilitation and outpatient neurological rehabilitation. In 2010, she became a neurological certified specialist (NCS) by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialists. She continues to practice in the faculty practice as well as in two local hospitals in CT (Gaylord Specialty Care, Wallingford, CT and Mount Sinai Rehabilitation Hospital, Hartford, CT). She is a board member of the Connecticut Physical Therapy Association and a member of the Neurologic, Acute and Education sections in the American Physical Therapy Association. She has presented at the state and national level in topics of physical therapy.

Degrees and Certifications

    • DPT, Ithaca College
    • MSPT, Ithaca College
    • BS, Clinical Science, Ithaca College
    • PhD candidate in Health Science at Rutgers University

    Specialty or Specialist Certification/Training

    • Neurologic Certified Specialist

Teaching Responsibilities

    • Physical Therapy Management of Patients with Medically Complex Issues
    • Physical Therapy Management of Patients with Neurological Dysfunction

    Teaching Areas:

    • Neurologic rehabilitation
    • Cardiopulmonary
    • Amputation and prosthetics
    • Spinal cord injury

Research Interests and Grants


    • Treatment of patients with spinal cord injury and multiple sclerosis.
    • Knowledge Translation. 
    • Translating evidence into practice.


    • 2015 Ellen Ross Memorial Scholarship
    • 2014 Academics for Creative Teaching Grant. Sacred Heart University
    • 2014 Interdisciplinary Scholarship. Sacred Heart University

Awards and Fellowships

    • 2015 Pre-doctoral fellowship, Rutgers University, Newark, NJ
    • 2014 Pre-doctoral Fellowship, Rutgers University, Newark, NJ
    • 2012 Emerging Leader Award, American Physical Therapy Association

Publications and Presentations

Wendy Romney

Contact Information

Office Location & Hours

  • Location:
    Physical Therapy
    Ctr for Healthcare Education CHCE*N183
    College of Health Professions
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