Serves as Dean of the College of Health and Human Services and teaches research and cardiopulmonary physical therapy. She is past editor of The Cardiopulmonary Journal and past associate editor of the Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy.
Dr. Cassady has written numerous articles, chapters and abstracts on topics related to cardiopulmonary physical therapy. She has received several professional awards for teaching, research and professional service. She is a fellow of the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation.
PhD, University of Iowa
MA, Certification in Physical Therapy, ibid
BA, University of Northern Iowa
Cassady SL, Cahalin L: Cardiovascular Pathophysiology. In Cahalin L, DeTurk W. (eds) Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy: An Evidence-Based Approach. 2nd Edition McGraw Hill: New York; 2011, p 135-163.
Drefus L, Cassady SL. Role of physical therapy in caring for a pediatric patient with osteogenesis imperfecta following orthopedic surgery. Pediatric Physical Therapy. 2011; 23(1).
Cassady SL, Drury M, Sprouse M. Leading in the Academic World. Way Up XXV Higher Education Administration Conference, West Des Moines, IA. November 2011
Nolan L, Cassady SL, Van Steenhuyse K. Women at the Academic Center: The Dean's Experience. Way Up XXV Higher Education Administration Conference, West Des Moines, IA. November 2011
Update on the examination and treatment for patients with cardiovascular and pulmonary diseases, Iowa Physical Therapy Association, Ames, Iowa, April 2006
Frank LM, Cassady SL. Health and wellness in entry-level physical therapy students: are measures of stress, anxiety and academic performance related? Cardiopulm Phys Ther, 2005; J16(4):5-13.
Cassady SL. Estimating Treatment Effects from Trials with Dichotomous Outcomes. Cardiopulm Phys Ther. 2005; 16(1):32-34.
DeTurk W and Cassady SL: Essentials of Exercise Physiology. In Cahalin L, DeTurk W. (eds) Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy: An Evidence-Based Approach. McGraw Hill: New York; 2004, p 35-72.
Cassady SL: Cardiovascular Pathophysiology. In Cahalin L, DeTurk W. (eds) Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy: An Evidence-Based Approach. McGraw Hill: New York; 2004, p 123-150.
Cassady SL. Peripheral Arterial Disease: A Review of Epidemiology, Clinical Presentation, and Effectiveness of Exercise Training. Cardiopulm Phys Ther. 2004; 15(3):6-12.