Meet the Auburn Team

Here's a chance to get to know a little more about your Therapists!

Jordan Schmidt PT, DPT

Clinical Director

Dr. Schmidt grew up in Auburn, MI.  He began working for Auburn PT while in high school, where he developed his passion for Physical Therapy.  He then attended Central Michigan University for both undergraduate and Physical Therapy school.  His Physical Therapy interests include Manual Therapy, Dry Needling, and promoting patient education and self treatment.  When not in the clinic, Dr. Schmidt enjoys golfing, camping, fishing, and exercising.

Emily Dittenber PT, DPT

Physical Therapist

Emily grew up in Midland, MI.  She attended Alma College for her undergraduate degree in Integrative Physiology and Health Science and then moved to Missouri where she attended Washington University in St. Louis for Physical Therapy school.  Dr. Dittenber's goal in Physical Therapy treatment is to integrate manual techniques and exercise so as to optimize movement for improved health.  In her spare time, Emily loves spending time with family, traveling, hiking, kayaking, and gardening.

Megan Bollon PTA, CCI, CCCE

PTA Team Leader

Becky Kustuch PTA

Physical Therapist Assistant

Vicki Toth PTA

Physical Therapist Assistant

Megan attended Delta College where she obtained her degree as a Physical Therapist Assistant. Currently she is attending Ferris State University pursuing her Bachelor's in Allied Health. Megan's Physical Therapy interests include sports medicine, injury prevention, and community education. Dedicated to clinical education at all levels, Megan serves as the Center Coordinator of Clinical Education at Auburn PT. During her time spent outside of the clinic, Megan enjoys travel and outdoor activities including hiking, snowshoeing, and boating.

Becky received her degree as a Physical Therapist Assistant from Delta College in 2000. After years of working in a variety of different therapy settings, she started with Auburn PT in 2015. She has dedicated much of her career to working with amputees, neurological and orthopedic disorders. When not treating patients Becky enjoys sporting events, gardening, cooking and summer sun.

Vicki was born and raised in Midland, MI and graduated from Dow High School (go Chargers!)  She moved to Auburn in 1997.  After deciding to leave the mortgage field, Vicki worked as a Massage Therapist for eight years.  She very much enjoys helping people which made her next step of joining Delta's PTA program obvious to her. In her spare time she enjoys boating, snowmobiling, traveling, and taking her two Cavalier King Charles spaniels with her every where she goes.

Britnee Pettipas PTA

Physical Therapist Assistant

Thomas Barba PT, MPT

Owner

Britnee grew up in the Midland area. After being a patient at Auburn PT while in High School, she became very interested in the field. She attended Delta College where she obtained her PTA licensure. She also attended Flint School of Therapeutic Massage and is a licensed Massage Therapist. She loves helping people to achieve independence and restore their function through Physical Therapy. She also enjoys spending time with her family, is an avid hockey and football fan, and loves the outdoors.

Tom graduated from the The University of Michigan 1994 with a Bachelor of Health Science.  He then went on to graduate with a Masters of Physical Therapy in 1996 from The University of Michigan as well.  After working in the field for several years, Tom knew he could create a better environment for his patients and decided to open Auburn PT in 2003.  He has since worked endlessly to promote Physical Therapy and Auburn PT.  Tom is married and has 4 sons.  When he's not in the clinic he enjoys traveling and University of Michigan football.

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