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Natalie Rae Norman Housel

Natalie Rae Norman Housel, American physical therapist, educator. Certified geriatric clinical specialist American Board Physical Therapy Specialties.


  • Housel, Natalie Rae Norman was born on July 25, 1959 in Syracuse, New York, United States. Daughter of Rudolf Anthony and Pauline Mary (Proia) Norman.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy, Ithaca College, 1981. Master of Arts in Applied Psychology, Fairfield University, 1986. Doctor of Education in Curriculum and Instruction, University Central Florida, 2002.


    • Staff physical therapist, New York, 1981-1985. Senior physical therapist Rome (New York ) Development Center, 1987-1989. Assistant director physical therapy Tioga (New York ) General Hospital and Nursing Home, 1989-1991, Corning (New York ) Hospital, 1991-1992.

      Assistant director rehabilitation services Arnot Ogden Medical Center, Elmira, New York, 1992-1993. School physical therapist Collier County Public Schools, Naples, Florida, 1993-1994. Private practice physical therapist Fort Myers, 1995-1996.

      Director physical therapy Beverly Enterprises, 1995-1996. Therapy supervisor Lee Memorial Health Systems Health Park Care Center, 1996-1997. Rehabilitation manager occupational, speech and physical therapy Lee Memorial Home Health, Fort Myers, 1997-1998.

      Instr physical therapy assistants Broome Community College, 1989, wound care nutrition for Hospital Food Administrators, 1997. Oral examiner for physical therapy licensees New York State, Albany, 1988-1990. Adjunct faculty Southwest Florida College, Fort Myers, 2003-2005, Edison Community College, 2003-2005, Trevecca Nazarene University, 2006.

      Associate professor Tennessee State University, since 2006.

    Major achievements

    • Certified geriatric clinical specialist American Board Physical Therapy Specialties.


    Adult group leader Family Faith Formation, St. Columbkill Church, Fort Myers, Florida, 1996-1997. Member praise team Cypress Lake Presbyterian Church, 2003-2005. Youth praise team leader Southminster Presbyterian Church, Nashville, since 2005.

    Member of American Psychological Association, American Physical Therapy Association.



    Flute, piano, swimming.


    • Married Thomas Hugh Housel, June 25, 1988. Children: Heather, Tommy and Tiffany (twins).
    • father: Rudolf Anthony Norman
    • mother: Pauline Mary (Proia) Norman
    • spouse: Thomas Hugh Housel
    • children: Heather Housel
    • Tommy and Tiffany Housel (twins)
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    Born July 25, 1959
    (age 58)