Maryclaire Capetta

Assistant Professor-in-Residence


Assistant Professor in Residence

Physical Therapist

Clinical Instructor

Academic Degrees:

DPT, Doctor of Physical Therapy, University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences, 2013

MS, Master of Science in Physical Therapy, University of Connecticut, 2004

BS, Bachelor of Science in Allied Health, University of Connecticut, 2003

Areas of Expertise:


Maryclaire Sullivan Capetta, PT, DPT, MS, OCS, MTC, CLT-LANA, FAAOMPT is a Physical Therapist and Clinical Instructor at the Nayden Rehabilitation Clinic. She joined the Nayden Clinic in 2007. She received a B.S. in Allied Health in 2003, a M.S. in Physical Therapy in 2004 from the University of Connecticut and her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences in St. Augustine, FL in 2013. She earned a certification in manual therapy from the University of St. Augustine in 2009 and completed a Fellowship in orthopedic manual physical therapy and was admitted to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists as a Fellow in 2013. Maryclaire is Board Certified Clinical Specialist in orthopedics through the American Board of Physical Therapist Specialties. Additionally, Maryclaire is a board certified Lymphedema Therapist through the Lymphology Association of North America and recieved primary training through the Norton School of Lymphology. Her clinical and educational interests include orthopedic manual physical therapy, lymphedema management, wound care, and neuromuscular physical therapy. She is the Faculty Advisor to the Student American Physical Therapy Association, the physical therapy student professional organization at the University. She has served on the Connecticut Physical Therapy Association Board of Directors since 2007 in multiple capacities. She currently serves as the Connecticut Chief Delegate to the APTA House of Delegates.


American Physical Therapy Association, Emerging Leader Award, 2009


American Physical Therapy Association 2001-Present

American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists 2010-Present

Connecticut Physical Therapy Association Chief Delegate to the APTA House of Delegates 2012-present

Connecticut Physical Therapy Association Treasurer 2011

Connecticut Delegate to the APTA House of Delegates 2010-2011

Connecticut Physical Therapy Association Eastern District Chair 2008-2010

Connecticut Physical Therapy Association Eastern District Vice-Chair 2007-2008

Contact Information
Phone860 486–0048
Mailing Address3107 Horsebarn Hill Rd, Unit 4137 Storrs, CT 06269-9007
Office LocationKinesiology Building