Dr. Rebecca Crouch

Assistant Professor of Health Professional Studies
Physical Therapy
College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences
Office Location:
Tracey F. Smith Hall of Nursing & Health Sciences
Room 216-B
Mailing Address:
PO Box 1090
Buies Creek, NC 27506


Dr. Crouch graduated from Georgia State University with a B.S. in Physical Therapy. She attended University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill for a Master of Science, with a focus in Exercise Physiology and Adult Education, and her tDPT degree. Rebecca has worked in both acute care and out-patient Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy. The majority of her career has been at Duke University Medical Center, where she designed and initiated the out-patient Pulmonary Rehabilitation and PT-based out-patient Heart Failure rehabilitation program. Crouch is an APTA Credentialed Cardiopulmonary Specialist and at Duke, developed the first APTA-ABPTS Credentialed Cardiopulmonary Residency Program in the country. In addition to her clinical practice, she is an Assistant Professor in the Doctoral Program of Physical Therapy at Campbell University. She has been active in the Cardiopulmonary Section of the APTA and the Pulmonary Rehabilitation Assembly of the American Thoracic Society. Dr. Crouch was co-editor, along with Dr. Richard ZuWallack, of the 3rd and 4th editions of the AACVPR Guidelines for Pulmonary Rehabilitation and a contributor to the recently revised 5th edition. In 2018, she was recognized by AACVPR with Master designation for her work in Pulmonary Rehabilitation.