Our Mission

Joseph A. Zeni, Jr. (Ph.D., University of Delaware)



Assistant Professor
Department of Physical Therapy
322 McKinly Laboratory

Research Interests

  • Optimizing outcomes after total joint replacement through specialized rehabilitation
  • Biomechanical factors relating to the progression of osteoarthritis

Mentoring In

  • Applied Anat & Biomech


  • Post Doc, University of Delaware, Clinical Outcomes Research, 2008-2009
  • Ph.D., University of Delaware, Biomechanics and Movement Science, 2008
  • M.S.P.T., Quinnipiac University, Physical Therapy, 2003
  • B.S., Quinnipiac University, Health ScienceĀ , 2001

Honors & Awards

  • Comprehensive Opportunities in Rehabilitation Research Training (CORRT) Scholar. 2011
  • Rose Excellence in Research Award: APTA. 2010
  • Faculty Member for 3rd Annual Delaware Orthopaedic Symposium. 2010.
  • New Investigator Research Award (Finalist) - Orthopaedic Research Society. 2009