Athlete with Disabilities Network Northeast
Kerri Sowers PT, DPT, NCS
Kerri Sowers is a Doctor of Physical Therapy and an ABPTS board-certified Neurologic Certified Specialist and an Assistant Professor of Health Science at Stockton University in Galloway, NJ. Kerri continues to use her clinical skills while working at Atlanticare Regional Medical Center, a Level 2 Trauma and Comprehensive Stroke Center in Atlantic City, NJ. She is also currently working on her Ph.D. (also in Physical Therapy) at Nova Southeastern University (Ft. Lauderdale, FL).
Kerri is one of about 20 Fédération Equestre Internationale Classifiers (international) for Paraequestrian sport. She has been active as a FEI PE Classifier since 2012. She has also served as a USA National Classifier for Paraequestrian sport since 2009. Prior to becoming a PE Classifier, Kerri volunteered her time as a groom to assist athletes from both the United States and Ireland as they attended elite competitions, such as the World Equestrian Games. She currently serves on the United States Equestrian Federation’s Adaptive Sports Committee. Kerri actively competes in dressage with her own horses. Back in 2001, she was the Team Silver and Individual Bronze medalist at the NAJYRC (Junior Olympics). She has trained for the past 20 years with three-time Olympian (dressage) and, now retired, international judge, Jessica Ransehousen.
Kerri is currently working on research to investigate and analyze balance and motion of equestrian and paraequestrian athletes. She also created and is teaching the class “Disability & Sports” at Stockton University, which helps students explore disability issues and rights, and various sport opportunities for disabled athletes.
Mitchell C. Rosenberg, M.D., F.A.C.C.
Dr. Rosenberg attended Brown University for his undergraduate education as well as medical school. He performed his Cardiology Fellowship at Presbyterian-University of Pennsylvania Medical Center.