Sheri Bunyan, Ph.D., PT

Sheri Bunyan Associate Professor - Doctor of Physical Therapy Program
B145 Science Building


  • Ph.D. in Exercise and Rehabilitation Science (Marquette University)
  • MPT Physical Therapy (St. Catherine University)
  • B.S. in Human Physiology (Northern Michigan University)

Experience and Interests

Teaching experience

  • Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy, Concordia University Wisconsin (2009-2020)

Research interest

  • Neurorehabilitation
  • Motor performance in people with multiple sclerosis

Professional experience

  • Physical therapist, subacute rehabilitation, Extendicare, 2007-2009
  • Physical therapist, general outpatient, subacute rehabilitation, and long term care, Aegis Therapies, 2005-2007
  • Physical therapist, general outpatient, Aurora Healthcare, 2001-2005


Professional service

American Physical Therapy Association – Wisconsin, Research Committee (2018-Present)
American Physical Therapy Association, Wisconsin Representative to House of Delegates (2020-Present)

Community service

  • Port Washington-Saukville School District Foundation (2017-Present)

Professional memberships

  • American Physical Therapy Association
  • Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy
  • American Physical Therapy Association Academy of Education
  • Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers

Presentations and Publications

  • Ng, A.V., Bunyan, S., Suh, J., Hueneck, P., Gregory, T., Gambon, S., Miller, D. (2019). Ballroom dance for persons with multiple sclerosis: Feasibility and preliminary efficacy. Disability and Rehabilitation, 42(8). 1115-1121.
  • Bunyan, S., DePauw, E.M., Flanagan, A., Ng, A.V. (2018) Steadiness of submaximal isometric contractions of the ankle dorsiflexors in people with multiple sclerosis: Poster abstracts from the eighth international symposium on gait and balance in multiple sclerosis. International Journal of MS Care. 20(6), 298-299.