Dr. Carmel has 21 years in physical therapy practice and seven years teaching in physical therapy higher education. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Mississippi Medical Center in 1997 and completed her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Western University in California in 2010. Dr. Carmel is presently pursuing a Doctorate in Education from the University of St. Augustine in Florida. The many areas of physical therapy practice in which Dr. Carmel has experience include out-patient orthopedics, wound intervention, inpatient oncology, and acute care practice. Dr. Carmel has a significant interest in physical therapy clinical education and Physical Therapist and Physical Therapist Assistant intra-professional practice. As a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the Colorado Clinical Education Special Interest Group, Dr. Carmel seeks to expand excellence in clinical education; and her scholarship interest focuses on professional collaboration during clinical education and clinical practice. Dr. Carmel is an avid reader, enjoys fishing, and travel. She loves spending time with her husband, daughter, and son.