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Sarah Scranton, PT, DPT

Bio | Qualifications | Clinical Experience

Community Involvement | Publications

Dr. Scranton recently graduated from the University of Connecticut with a doctorate of physical therapy in May 2012. She was class treasurer for her DPT class and helped organize class fundraisers and events. 

During her undergraduate career, Sarah was Captain and Treasurer of the UConn Club Volleyball Team and participated in three national tournaments. She was also an active participant in intramural sports at UConn and was a team captain and all-star of numerous all-campus championship teams. In 2009, she was named Intramural Participant of the Year.

Sarah has taken extra coursework in the field of Parkinsonís disease. She is now certified in the LSVT BIGTM program, a research-based exercise approach developed to improve motor function in individuals with Parkinsonís disease. Benefits of this program include faster walking with bigger steps, improved balance and increased trunk rotation. 

In her free time, Sarah enjoys cooking, playing volleyball and basketball, spending time at the beach, sailing, biking and skiing.

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Qualifications

DPT, University of Connecticut, 2012

-    BS, Allied Health Sciences, University of Connecticut, 2009
      Minors: Nutrition for Exercise & Sport, Psychology

Certified LSVT clinician- LSVT BIGTM, April 2014

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Clinical Experience

-         Outpatient Orthopedics (16 weeks):

o   Gaylord Outpatient Physical Therapy, Hamden, CT

o   Performance Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine, Colchester, CT

-    Neurological Rehabilitation (8 weeks):

o   St. Raphaelís Hospital, New Haven, CT

-    Inpatient Hospital (8 weeks):

o   Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, TX

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Community Involvement

Migrant Farm Workers Clinic, Volunteer, Summer 2011

RHAM High School Girls Volleyball Summer League, Coach, 2006-2010

CPTA Student Conclave, APTA Combined Sections Meeting, Attendee, Spring 2010

New England Assistive Technology, Volunteer, Fall 2009

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Publications

-        Van Deveire KN, Scranton SK, Kostek MA, Angelopoulos TJ, Clarkson PM, Gordon PM, Moyna NM, Visich PS, Zoeller RF, Thompson PD, Devaney JM, Gordish-Dressman H, Hoffman EP, Maresh CM, Pescatello LS. Variants of the Ankyrin Repeat Domain 6 Gene (ANKRD6) and Muscle and Physical Activity Phenotypes Among European-Derived American Adults. J Strength Cond Res. 2012 Jul;26(7):1740-1748. PubMed PMID: 22580979.

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