Susan Sullivan Glenney

Associate Professor-In-Residence Emeritus



Geriatric Clinical Specialist

Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist

Associate Professor in Residence

Academic Degrees:

Doctor of Physical Therapy, MGH Institute of Health Professions

Master of Science in Allied Health, University of Connecticut

Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy, Northeastern University

Areas of Expertise:

Geriatric Physical Therapy

Health Promotion

Exercise & Aging


Dr Glenney is a licensed physical therapist with over 25 years of experience primarily in the areas of geriatrics and adult rehabilitation. She received a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from Northeastern University, a Master of Science in Allied Health from the University of Connecticut and a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the MGH Institute of Health Professions. Dr Glenney is a Certified Specialist in Geriatric Physical Therapy through the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS). In addition to her experience as a practicing clinician, she has over 15 years of experience in higher education including program/curriculum development and assessment. Her teaching specialties are in the areas of geriatrics, adult rehabilitation, musculoskeletal pathology and health promotion/wellness. She has extensive experience and certifications in the areas of adult fitness and health promotion. Her scholarly interests include analyzing and contributing to research in the areas of geriatrics, health promotion and clinical education and she continues to practice in home health care.

Selected Publications/Presentations:

Bohannon, RW, Andrews, AW, Glenney SS. Minimal Clinically Important Difference of Comfortable Speed as a Measure of Gait Performance in Patients Undergoing Inpatient Rehabilitation after Stroke. The Journal of Physical Therapy Science, 25,2013, 1223-1225.

Bohannon, RW, Glenney, SS. Responsiveness of Measurements of Lower-limb Muscle Strength Obtained with a Hand-held Dynamometer from Patients with Stroke. Isokinetics and Exercise Science, 21, 2013, 129-134.

Bohannon, RW, Pritchard, RO, Glenney, SS. Portable Belt-stabilized Hand-held Dynamometry Set-up for Measuring Knee Extension Force. Isokinetics and Exercise Science. 21,2013, 325-329.

Pescatello, Linda S., Glenney, Susan S., Certo, Catherine M. “Managerial Perspectives on Health Care Service Delivery”, Physiotherapy Theory and Practice, 16, 4, 2000, 203-209.


Induction into the Alpha Eta Honor Society as an alumnus of the University of Connecticut, April 2000.

Service Learning Fellowship, 2013.


American Physical Therapy Association

Connecticut Physical Therapy Association

Contact Information
Phone860 486–5692
Mailing Address3107 Horsebarn Hill Rd U-4137 Storrs, CT 06269
Office LocationKinesiology Building