Faculty and Staff : Full-Time Faculty

Michele A. Raya, PhD, PT, ATC,  Board Certified Sports Clinical Specialist

Primary Appointment:
Department of Physical Therapy, Miller School of Medicine, Associate Professor and Vice Chair for Curriculum

Education:
PhD Physical Therapy (2003), University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL

MS Physical Therapy (1990), University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL

BS Biology (1988), University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

Research:
Musculoskeletal Disorders
Performance based outcome measures
Strength testing

Selected Publications:
Raya M; Gailey R, Gaunaurd I, Jayne D, Campbell S, Linberg A, Gagne E, Manrique P; Muller D, Tucker C. Comparison of Three Agility Tests in Male Service Members: the Edgren Side Step Test, T-Test, and Illinois Agility Test. J Rehabil Res Dev Vol 50, No 7, 951-960; 2013

Raya M, Gailey R, Gaunaurd I, Ganyard H, Knapp-Wood J, McDonough K, Palmisano T. The Amputee Mobility Predictor-Bilateral: A Performance Based Measure of Mobility for Amputees with Bilateral Lower Limb Loss. J Rehabil Res Dev Vol 50, No 7, 961-968; 2013

Linberg A, Roach K, Campbell S, Stoneman P, Gaunaurd I, Raya M, Gomez-Orozco C; Gailey R. Comparison of Six-Minute Walk Test Performance between Active Duty Soldiers and Service Members with and without Traumatic Lower Limb Loss. J Rehabil Res Dev Vol 50, No 7, 931-940; 2013

Gailey R, Gaunaurd IA, Raya MA, Roach KE, Linberg A, Campbell SM, Jayne DM, Scoville C. Development and reliability testing of the Comprehensive High-level Activity Mobility Predictor (CHAMP) in male service Members with traumatic lower limb loss. J Rehabil Res Dev. Vol 50, No 7, 905-918; 2013

Gailey R, Scoville C, Gaunaurd IA, Raya MA, Linberg A, Stoneman P, Campbell SM, Roach KE. Construct validity of the Comprehensive High-level Activity Mobility Predictor (CHAMP) for male servicemembers with traumatic lower limb loss. J Rehabil Res Dev. Vol 50, No 7, 919-930; 2013

Gaunaurd I, Roach K, Raya M, Hooper R, Linberg A, Laferrier J, Campbell S, Scoville C, Gailey R. Factors related to high-level mobility in male servicemembers with traumatic lower limb loss. J Rehabil Res Dev. Vol 50, No 7, 969-984; 2013

Gailey RS, McFarland LV, Cooper RA, Czerniecki J, Gambel JM, Hubbard S, Maynard C, Smith DG, Raya MA, Reiber GE. Unilateral lower-limb loss: Prosthetic device use and functional outcomes in servicemembers from Vietnam and OIF/OEF conflicts. J Rehabil Res Dev Vol 47, No 4, 2010

Raya MA, Gailey RS, Fiebert I, Roach KE. Impairment Variables Predicting Activity Limitation in Individuals with Lower Limb Amputation. Prosthetics and Orthotics International. March 2010; 34(1): 73-84

Courses Taught:
PTS 728 Musculoskeletal Examination and Treatment I
PTS 748 Musculoskeletal Examination and Treatment II
PTS 515 Advanced Clinical Practice: Taping for the Athletic Population