Our Doctoral Students

Above: DPT I and II students with RunLab director Dr. Colleen Brough (seated, white sweater).

Meet this year's RunLab doctoral students:

  • Joanna Binney

    DPT Class of 2020

    BA Biology, Harvard University
    Favorite running route: Hudson River Greenway to Fort Tryon Park, NYC
    Favorite fitness hobby: Open ballet classes at Steps on Broadway, NYC

    Joanna in NYP hallway
  • Anh Bui

    DPT Class of 2019

    BS, human biology, University of California

    Favorite race: Boston Marathon

    Running team: Central Park Track Club-New Balance

    Headshot of Anh Bui.
  • Katja Claessen

    DPT Class of 2020

    BS, Biopsychology, Wagner College
    Favorite fitness hobby: Swimming, weight training
    Current fitness goal: Compete in a triathlon

    Katja in hallway at NYP
  • Victoria Dearing

    DPT Class of 2019

    BS, neuroscience, Binghampton University

    Favorite race: Disney World Marathon

    Current fitness goal: Run my next marathon under 3:30

    Headshot of Victoria Dearing
  • Joluis De Los Santos

    DPT Class of 2019

    BS, biotecnhology, Syracuse University

    Favorite fitness hobbies: Running, basketball, soccer, weight training

    Favorite race: New York City Half Marathon

    Headshot of Joluis De Los Santos
  • Trella Doglin

    DPT Class of 2020

    BA, Biological Sciences, Rutgers University
    MA, Applied Physiology, Teachers College, Columbia University
    Favorite fitness practices: Yoga and resistance training

    Trella in hallway at NYP
  • Jeffrey Esteves

    DPT Class of 2020

    BS, Exercise Science, The College of New Jersey
    Favorite fitness hobby: Triathlon, strength training
    Current fitness goal: Compete in an Olympic triathlon

  • Katherine Jones

    DPT Class of 2019

    BS, kinesiology, University of Massachusetts at Amherst

    Favorite running route: Little Red Lighthouse Loop (4 miles from 177th Street and Fort Washington Avenue)

    Current fitness goal: Do 10 pull-ups and attend at least one yoga class weekly.

    Headshot of Katherine Jones
  • Katie Kuklok

    DPT Class of 2020

    BS, Exercise Science, Utah Valley University
    Favorite race: Brooklyn Half
    Favorite running route: Prospect Park Loop

    Katie in hallway at NYP
  • Jordan LaBrec, CSCS

    DPT Class of 2020

    BA, Biology, University of Portland
    MS, Neuroscience and education, Teachers College, Columbia University
    Upcoming race: New York City Marathon
    Team Jordan runs with: Central Park Track Club, New Balance

    Jordan in hallway at NYP
  • Elizabeth Santo

    DPT Class of 2019

    BS, biology, San Diego State University

    Favorite Race: San Francisco Nike Women's Half

    Favorite fitness hobby: Cross-training at various NYC fitness studios (e.g. Spin at Flywheel and high intensity interval training at ToneHouse).

    Headshot of Elizabeth Santo.
  • Barbara Trencher

    DPT Class of 2019

    AB History, Stanford University

    Favorite NYC running route: Central Park loop (6.1 miles)

    Favorite fitness hobbies: Spinning, running and skiing

    Headshot of Barbara Trencher
  • Meghan Zwahlen

    DPT Class of 2019

    BS, science pre-professional, University of Notre Dame

    Favorite race: Notre Dame Holy Half

    Current fitness goal: Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)

    Headshot of Meghan Zwahlen