Marilyn A. Moffett PT, DPT, GCS

  • Assistant Professor
  • Physical Therapy

Degree Information:

  • Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences, 1983
    State University of New York,
    Brockport, NY
  • Master of Science in Physical Therapy, 1990
    Boston University
    Boston, MA
  • Doctorate in Physical Therapy, 2004
    Simmons College
    Boston, MA
  • Currently working on PhD in Health Promotion and Wellness
    Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions
    Provo, UT

Courses Taught

PTH 505
Foundations of PT Practice
PTH 506
Introduction to Professional Development
PTH 513
Adults
PTH 515
Geriatrics
PTH 529
Community Health & Patient Education
PTH 624
Differential Diagnosis
PTH 720
Evidence Based Practice I
PTH 730
Evidence Based Practice II

Primary Areas of Expertise

Geriatrics, Health Promotion & Wellness

Publications and Presentations

  • 2012: Currently collecting data for a study on The Effects of Mind-Body Intervention on Stress Levels Associated with Practical Examinations in DPT Students.
  • 2012-13:Advising a group of third year students doing a systematic review on The Effectiveness of Prehabilitation Programs for Patients Undergoing Total Knee Arthroplasty.
  • 2004 At Simmons College, collaborated with three classmates under the advisement of Diane Jette DSc, PT on a research proposal “Determining the Validity and Reliability of a  Qualitative Balance Assessment” (as a requirement of the  tDPT program).

Institution/Academic Service

  • 2012 - Coordinated Health Screening Fair in Goodyear, AZ  to assess vital signs, posture, balance, and fall risk within the community
  • 2011 to 2012 - Coordinated participation in Alzheimer’s Walk  to raise money for Alzheimer’s Disease research.
  • 2010 to Present - Admissions Committee Chairperson at FPU 
  • 2010 - Faculty Search Committee member at FPU 
  • 2009 - Clinic Director Search Committee Chairperson at USF 
  • 2008 to 2009 - Admissions Committee DPT Program at USF 
  • 2007 to 2008 Academic Performance Review Sub-Committee for DPT Program at USF 

Professional Memberships

  • 2010 to Present - Education Physical Therapy Section
  • 2010 to  Present - American College of Sports Medicine
  • 2010 to Present - Academic advisor to several students in each class of the DPT program at FPU
  • 2007 to 2009 Served as Clinical Mentor to several students in each class of the DPT program at USF
  • 2004 to Present - Geriatric Physical Therapy Section
  • 1988 to Present - Member of American Physical Therapy Association

Professional Groups

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