Position: Associate Director of Clinical Education, Associate Professor, Division of Physical Therapy
Location: Health Professions Building, Suite 219
Phone: (540) 542-7238
B.S. in Physical Therapy and Certificate in Athletic Training, University of Vermont; Advanced M.S. in Orthopedic Physical Therapy, MGH-Institute of Health Professions; Ed.D in Educational Leadership, University of Tennessee at Knoxville.
Fields of Expertise:
Clinical Education, Amputee Rehabilitation, Adaptive Sports
Appointed member of the Virginia Board of Physical Therapy 2010-2017; Certified adaptive snow ski instructor; Lecturer at Kenya Medical College 2013 in for Orthopedic certification of Kenyan Physical Therapists through The Jackson Clinics; SU Exemplary Teacher Award; Founded and directed the 5-day summer Adventure Amputee Camp for 20 years, and initiated the 3-day winter sports camp.
The physical therapy program is exceptional. My role in clinical education is easy because our students are so well prepared for clinical practice. Clinicians actually call us asking for our students to affiliate at their facility.
My husband and I are Animal Assisted Therapy certified through Winchester Medical Center, and our “furry child” works with children during physical therapy sessions. We have a growing number of grand-children and enjoy getting them to play the outdoors.