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Stephanie Di Stasi Roewer, PT, PhD, OCS

Stephanie Di Stasi, PT, PhD, OCS

Position: Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics, Division of Sports Medicine
Research Scientist, Sports Medicine Sports Health and Performance Institute;
Staff Physical Therapist, Sports Medicine Physical Therapy

Contact Information:

Undergrad School: B.S. in Pre-Physical Therapy, Springfield College, 2002
Graduate School: M.S. in Physical Therapy, Springfield College, 2003
Graduate School: Ph.D. in Biomechanics and Movement Science, University of Delaware, 2011
Specialty Certifications: Board Certified Specialist in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy, 2010

Research Interests: Hip and knee injuries, physical therapy/rehabilitation outcomes, prevention of disability following injury, motion analysis, and biomechanics.

Curriculum Vitae on RIV [link opens in a new browser window]


Dr. Di Stasi first joined The Ohio State University in July 2011 as a post-doctoral researcher in the Sports Health and Performance Institute (SHPI) and was hired as a research scientist in SHPI and Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthopaedics in 2013. Dr. Di Stasi is currently funded by the NIH’s Clinical and Translational Science Award to The Ohio State University (KL2TR001068), OSU’s Center for Clinical and Translational Science, and the David Berger Memorial Fund to evaluate patient-centered markers of whole hip joint pathology and functional disability in patients following hip arthroscopy for femoroacetabular impingement.

Dr. Di Stasi has been treating injured athletes at all levels of competition since 2003, and continues her clinical work part-time at the OSU campus, treating patients with a variety of sports and orthopaedic injuries. She is a member of the Hip Outcomes Team and P4 ACLTM Sports Medicine Program at OSU, both of which represent collaborative, multidisciplinary clinical outcomes research efforts between clinical scientists, orthopaedic surgeons, rehabilitation specialists, and engineers.

Dr. Di Stasi is a member of the Sports, Orthopaedic, and Research Sections of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), American Society of Biomechanics, and the American College of Sports Medicine. Her clinical research interests include hip and knee injuries, physical therapy/rehabilitation outcomes, prevention of disability following injury, motion analysis and biomechanics.