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Advisory Board

Annie Burke-Doe

Dr. Burke-Doe graduated from the University of the Pacific in Stockton, California, in 1990 with a B.A. degree in Sports Medicine. She earned her Masters in Physical Therapy from University of California San Francisco in 1992. Following graduation, Dr. Burke-Doe worked in the areas of neurologic and orthopedic rehabilitation both in the acute and outpatient settings.

Dr. Burke-Doe completed her Doctorate in Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of the Pacific, Stockton, California, in 2003. Following this, she was part of the physical therapy faculty at California State University, Fresno. Dr. Burke-Doe has recently joined the faculty at University of St. Augustine for Health Science in San Diego, California, where she teaches medical physiology, pathology, neuroscience, and pharmacology. Her research interests included the impact of drug therapies on physical rehabilitation, osteoporosis risk factors and interventions, and neuroplasticity of the brain in the presence of neurotransmitters post-stroke.

She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association's Education, Research, Geriatric, Pediatric, and Neurologic sections. Dr. Burke-Doe specializes in pediatric physical therapy.

Eric Shamus

Dr. Eric Shamus earned his Bachelor’s degree in Physical Therapy from Florida International University. He went on to earn a Master’s degree in Biomechanical Trauma from Lynn University/University of Miami, a PhD in Educational Leadership from Lynn University and his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Sage University. Dr. Shamus is an author of two McGraw-hill textbooks, Effective Documentation for Physical Therapy Professionals and Sports Injuries Prevention and Rehabilitation. He has participated in numerous national and international presentations as well as authoring multiple chapters and journal articles. Dr. Shamus taught previously at Nova Southeastern University in Physical Therapy and Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Shamus is currently an Associate Professor in the Florida Gulf Coast University Doctor of Physical Therapy program.

Eric Shamus is an active member in the American Physical Therapy Association. In 2012, Dr. Shamus became the chief district representative for the Florida Physical Therapy Association assembly. At the FPTA state level, he served in 2011 on the Temporary License Task Force and a committee member for Continuing Education approval committee. Since 1999 he has been a delegate from Florida for the APTA House of Delegates.