Andrea Branas headshot

Andrea Branas

Assistant Director, Clinical Education
Assistant Professor of Instruction
Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
Office

Ritter Annex 624
1301 Cecil B. Moore Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19122

Biography

Andrea Branas PT, DPT, MSE is an assistant professor of instruction in the Department of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences. She also serves as the assistant director of clinical education for the doctor of physical therapy program. Dr. Branas received her physical therapy education from the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia and Arcadia University. Prior to becoming a physical therapist, she completed her Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from Franklin and Marshall College and Masters in Systems Engineering at the University of Pennsylvania.

Dr. Branas’ area of clinical practice includes pediatric and adult pelvic floor disorders, lymphedema and oncology rehabilitation.  She has worked to establish best practice in the rehabilitation of children with anorectal anomalies including those with forms of Bladder Exstrophy. For over 20 years, Dr. Branas has been mentoring physical therapy students as they acquire skills in specialty areas such as pediatrics, women’s health and oncology rehabilitation.

Education

  • DPT (transitional), Arcadia University
  • MPT, University of the Sciences in Philadelphia
  • MSE, Systems Engineering, University of Pennsylvania
  • BA, Mathematics, Franklin and Marshall College