Gregory F. Marchetti, Ph.D., PT

Senior Statistical Analyst

Dr. Marchetti is currently an Associate Professor for both Duquesne University and The University of Pittsburgh. He has been a licensed physical therapist since receiving his B.S. from the University of Maryland in 1983. He has received a Master’s of Science from the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences and a Ph.D. from the Graduate School of Public Health at the University of Pittsburgh in Epidemiology of non-communicable diseases. Dr. Marchetti has presented nationally and internationally on topics relevant to his research agenda. His current research interests and publication topics include postural control, injuries and exercise outcomes in older adults, vestibular dysfunction, epidemiology of occupational injuries, and the psychometric properties of clinical measurements for health outcomes. He has been a primary investigator in clinical trials investigating the effects of vitamin D supplementation for older adult females, effects of cervical traction for persons with cervical radiculopathy, and the effects of a group stationary cycling intervention for persons with mild to moderate knee osteoarthritis. He is also working on the development of clinical pathways for the physical therapy management for persons with disorders of the vestibular system. Dr. Marchetti serves as manuscript peer-reviewer for multiple scholarly publications in the areas of statistical methods, gait and postural control and clinical interventions for persons with vestibular disorders.