Marty Eastlack

Assistant Professor / Director, Entry-Level DPT Admissions, Physical Therapy

Rm. 217, Ruck Center, Health Sciences Center 1 (215) 572-2864 By Appointment

About Me

Marty Eastlack, PT, PhD,  is an Assistant Professor and serves as Director of Entry-Level Physical Therapy Admissions. She teaches mainly histology and muscle physiology, but also teaches some pathophysiology, pharmacology and imaging. Her research investigates morphological characteristics of muscle in the context of a battery of physical performance measures that include muscle performance testing, upright balance, and gait speed in older adults. Dr. Eastlack has peer-reviewed publications and numerous presentations with students at national professional meetings. She is a past recipient of federal and foundation funding and the Lucy Blair Service Award. She just stepped down from the position of Program Chair for the Academy of Physical Therapy Research and Chair of Chairs for the Combined Sections Meeting of the APTA.  

Areas Of Focus

See specifics under the Faculty Research page

Education History

Oglethorpe University 1986

Bachelor of Science, Major in Biology

Boston University 1989

Master of Science, Major in Physical Therapy

University of Delaware 1996

Doctor of Philosophy, Major in Physiology and Anatomy