Tamara Eichelberger, PT, CSCS, Ph.D., NCS

Associate Professor, Department of Physical Therapy

Phone: (626) 815-5016
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Tamara Eichelberger, PT, CSCS, Ph.D., NCS, is a member of the APTA neurology and research sections, a member of the CPTA Membership and Communications Committee, and an APTA/CPTA faculty liaison/representative. Her current clinical practice is in a skilled nursing facility.


  • Ph.D., University of Iowa
  • MPT, University of Iowa
  • B.A., Coe College


  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
  • Board-Certified Neurologic Clinical Specialist
  • Specialization Academy of Content Experts Item Writer

Academic Area

  • School of Behavioral and Applied Sciences
    • Department of Physical Therapy


  • Fall Prevention and Education
  • Muscle Physiology
  • Neurological Rehabilitation
  • Neuromuscular Changes that Occur with Aging
  • Strength Training and Neurological Diseases and Disorders

Courses Taught

  • PT 506 – Seminar I
  • PT 550 – Neuroscience I
  • PT 551 – Neuroscience II
  • PT 774 – Capstone I
  • PT 776 – Capstone II