Lisa Noceti-Dewit, PT, DPT, OCS, ATC, SCS

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Faculty Profile

Instructor of Clinical Physical Therapy


(213) 740-0878

Mailing Address

Galen Center 3400 South Figueroa, Los Angeles, CA 90089

Professional Interests

Lisa Noceti-Dewit is an adjunct instructor of clinical physical therapy. A board-certified specialist in orthopedic physical therapy and member of the orthopedic section of the American Physical Therapy Association, she serves as rehabilitation coordinator at the USC Galen Center. Her research focuses on preventive and rehabilitative strategies for jumping athletes, specifically volleyball. She is also interested in the biomechanics and motor control aspects of volleyball jumps, with a special interest in how altered movement strategies contribute to sports injury risks and injury prevention.


  • Doctor of Physical Therapy, University of Southern California, 2003
  • Bachelor of Science, Physical Education and Kinesiology, California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo, 2000

Selected Publications

  • Kulig K, Lee Szu-Ping, Rieschl SF, Noceti-DeWit L. “Effect of Tibialis Posterior Tendon Dysfunction on Unipedal Standing Balance Test.” Foot Ankle Int. published online 11 Sept. 2014 DOI: 10/1177/1071100714551020
  • Kulig K, Popovich JM, Noceti-DeWit LM, Reischl SF, Kim D. “Women with PTTD demonstrated decreased ankle and hip muscle performance bilaterally.” Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy, 41:687-694, 2011.
  • Reischl SF, Noceti-DeWit LM. “The Foot and Ankle: Physical Therapy Patient Management Utilizing Current Evidence.” Independent Study Course, Orthopaedic Section of the American Physical Therapy Association, 2006.