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Cynthia Holder Gill, P.T., D.Sc.P.T., M.Ed.

  • Dr. Cynthia Gill

    Associate Professor


    • D.Sc.P.T. - Physical Therapy (2011) University of Maryland, Baltimore
    • M.Ed.- Exercise Physiology (1990) University of Virginia
    • B.S.- Physical Therapy (1986) Medical College of Virginia
    • B.A.- Mathematics (1984) University of Virginia


    Dr. Gill began teaching at UMES in 1993. Her primary teaching responsibilities include: Advanced Human Anatomy (lecture and lab) to both the Doctor of Physical Therapy Students and the Physician Assistant students, Analysis of Human Movement (lecture and lab).  She also advises DPT students' Research Projects and Independent Studies.  Her other interest include teaching and learning styles and the use of technology in physical therapy education. She has worked in a variety of settings with an emphasis on orthopedic outpatient and sports medicine. Dr. Gill is a member of the APTA, Geriatric, Orthopaedic, Sports, Women's Health, and Education sections.  She is also a member of the Human Anatomy and Physiology Society (HAPS).


    PHYT 601 Advanced Human Anatomy Lecture
    PHYT 607 Advanced Human Anatomy Laboratory
    PHYT 608 Visceral Anatomy Lecture and Laboratory
    PHYT 604 Analysis of Human Movement
    PHYT 674 Professional Development and Practice Issues in Physical Therapy
    PHYT 616 Medical Imaging for the Physical Therapist


    Gross Anatomy Pre-matriculation Preparation (GAPP) Workshop Coordinator, click here for more information 
    Fresh Cadaver Workshops, click here for more information


    2020 'Excellence in Teaching' awarded by the University System of Maryland's Board of Regents, click here for the article

    Scholarly Activities:

    Holder, C.G., E.M. Haskvitz and Weltman. The effects of assistive device on the energy cost, cardiovascular stress, and perception of effort of non-weight bearing ambulation. J Orthop. Sports Phys. Ther. 18(4):537-542, 1993.

    Areas of Interest:

    • Gross Anatomy, YouTube channel Dr. Gill's Anatomy videos, click here.
    • Brachial PlexusBrachial Plexus video, click here.
    • Women's Health - Breast Cancer, Pregnancy, Osteoporosis
    • Real-time Ultrasonography
    • Orthopedics/Sport Physical Therapy
    • Kinesiology/Biomechanics
    • Teaching and Learning Styles
    • Use of technology in teaching