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Natalie Rae Norman Housel, American Physical therapist. Certified geriatric clinical specialist American Board Physical Therapy Specialties. Adult group leader Family Faith Formation, St. Columbkill Church, Fort Myers, Florida, 1996-1997. Fellow American Academy Wound Management (certified wound care specialist); member APA, American Physical Therapy Association, American Society on Aging.


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.


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.


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.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: flute, piano, swimming.


Married Thomas Hugh Housel, June 25, 1988. Children: Heather, Tommy and Tiffany (twins).