Clinical Assistant Professor, Co-Assistant Director of Clinical Education
School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences

516 Atwell Hall 
453 W. 10th Ave.
Columbus, Ohio 43210

Phone: (614) 292-9007

Primary Professional Areas of Interest

  • Neurologic Therapy
  • Geriatric Physical Therapy

Research Focus

  • Primary scholarship interests in neurologic PT including knowledge translation to clinical practice 
  • Clinical Education and Neurologic Residency
  • Collaboration with primary researchers in the area of stroke

Recent Research

Kegelmeyer D, Kloos A, Siles A. Selecting Measures for Balance and Mobility to Improve Assessment and Treatment of Individuals After Stroke. Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation. July-August 2014; 21(4): 303-315.

Fritz N, Worstell A, Kloos A, Siles A, White S, Kegelmeyer D. Backward walking measures are sensitive to age-related changes in mobility and balance. Gait and Posture 37: 2013; 593-597.

Recent Presentations

Siles A, Haley D, Hubert M, Frysinger L. Promoting Knowledge Translation in Neurologic Physical Therapy through Changes to Inpatient Rehabilitation Documentation. Special Interest Report Poster Presentation (accepted). IV Step: Prevention, Prediction, Plasticity, and Participation. July 2016.

Siles A, Bahnos M, McCausland M, Haley D. Ambulation after Stroke: Training Intensely and with Purpose. Educational Session. Presented at 2016 Comprehensive Update for Stroke and Neurocritical Care. The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. April 2016.

Kidder M, Apke T, McHugh R, Siles A, Dewitt J, Cherny C. “To Teach is to Learn”: Didactic and Clinical Teaching as a Learning Model for Residents. Educational Session. APTA Combined Sections Meeting. Feb 2016.

Courses Taught

  • PT 8450 Adult Neurologic Laboratory
  • PT 8274 Integumentary Systems and Rehabilitation
  • PT 8474 Integumentary and Community Reintegration Laboratory
  • All Clinical Education Courses 
  • PT 8250 Adult Neurologic Rehabilitation 
  • PT 8276 Adaptive Equipment and Community Reintegration


  • 1996: BS, Biology, John Carroll University.
  • 1998: Doctorate, PT, Creighton University.