Ohio State Navbar

Our Team

Stephanie Di Stasi Roewer, PhD, PT, OCS



Staff Physical Therapist
Ohio State Campus

Research Associate
Sports Health and Performance Institute

Assistant Professor
Department of Orthopaedics and School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences

Link to Research in View profile

 Education and Background

  • Bachelors of Science, Pre-Physical Therapy, Springfield College, 2002
  • Master of Science, Physical Therapy, Springfield College, 2003
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Biomechanics and Movement Science, University of Delaware, 2011
  • Board Certified Specialist in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy, 2010

Experience & Interests

Stephanie joined The Ohio State University in July 2011 as a post-doctoral researcher. She is now a research scientist in the Sports Health and Performance Institute (SHPI) and Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthopaedics. She is currently funded by the NIH’s Clinical and Translational Science Award to The Ohio State University (KL2TR001068), Ohio State'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 Ohio State campus, treating patients with a variety of sports and orthopaedic injuries. She is a member of the Hip Outcomes Team and P4ACL Sports Medicine Program, 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.