Sheri Donaldson

PT, DPT, NCS Franklin Pierce University, Doctor of Physical Therapy Program

Sherry Donaldson
 

B.S. Zoology Northern Arizona University
D.P.T. Creighton University Doctor of Physical Therapy

Phone: (603) 899-4287
Fax: (603) 899-4324
Email:
Office: Petrocelli Hall, 3rd Floor

 
Courses Taught
  • Neuromuscular Physical Therapy I (Lecture/Lab)
  • PT 722 Neuromuscular Physical Therapy II (Lecture/Lab)
  • PT 777E-5 Special Topics in Neurological Rehabilitation (Lecture/Lab)
  • PTH 543 Neurologic Clinical Management (Lecture/Lab)
  • PTH 512 Motor Control Across the Lifespan (Lecture/Lab)
  • PTH 540 Fundamentals of Neurological Rehabilitation (Lecture)
Certifications
  • Neurologic Clinical Specialist (NCS), ABPTS Certification # 45813, 2015
  • Certificate of Competency in Vestibular Rehabilitation, 1999
  • Certificate of Advanced Competency (Renewal), 2003
  • Certificate of Competency in Pediatric Vestibular Rehabilitation, 2015

Honors & Awards

2015: Fellow - Institute for the Editing of Historical Documents, Association for Documentary Editing/National Historical Publications & Records Commission

2011: Joel Palmer Award, Oregon Historical Quarterly

2008: Joel Palmer Award, Honorable Mention, Oregon Historical Quarterly


Peer Reviewed Scientific and Professional Presentations

Whitney S., Donaldson S, McCarvil R
Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo, Lab
Barrow Neurological Institute 8th Biennial Balance Center Symposium; Phoenix, AZ
1/17/14 – 1/18/14
 
Donaldson S.
Traumatic Brain Injury, Concussion, & Vertigo
Barrow Neurological Institute 7th Annual Traumatic Brain Injury Symposium; Phoenix, AZ
3/31/12
 
Donaldson S, Fife, T.D.
Co-Director
Barrow Neurological Institute 6th Biennial Balance Center Symposium; Phoenix, AZ
2/7/08 – 2/8/08
 
 
Donaldson S.
Vestibular Rehabilitation:  A Therapist’s Perspective
Barrow Neurological Institute 6th Biennial Balance Center Symposium; Phoenix, AZ
2/7/08 – 2/8/08
 
Donaldson S, Massingale S, Cornwell M.
Physical Therapy Evaluation & Assessment of Dizziness & Imbalance, Team Lead
Barrow Neurological Institute 6th Biennial Balance Center Symposium; Phoenix, AZ
2/7/08 – 2/8/08
 
Donaldson S, Sauber T, Massingale S, Cornwell M.
Interactive Demonstration for Treatment of BPPV
Barrow Neurological Institute 6th Biennial Balance Center Symposium; Phoenix, AZ
2/7/08 – 2/8/08
 
Donaldson S.
Vestibular Rehabilitation
Barrow Neurological Institute 5th Biennial Balance Center Symposium; Phoenix, AZ
1/26/06 - 1/27/06
 
Donaldson S.
Multisensory Imbalance & Fear of Falling: The Role of Physical Therapy
Barrow Neurological Institute 4th Biennial Balance Center Symposium; Phoenix, AZ
1/22/04 – 1/23/04
 
Donaldson S.
Vestibular & Balance Rehabilitation for Traumatic Brain Injury
Barrow Neurological Institute 3rd Annual Traumatic Brain Injury Symposium; Phoenix, AZ
5/5/06
 
Donaldson S., Fife TD
Vestibular Diagnosis & Treatment
25th Annual Northern Arizona University High Altitude Lecture Series, Silver Anniversary; Flagstaff, AZ 8/8/03
 
Current/Active Research Activity:
Donaldson S.
Efficacy of Student DPT-Led Community Health and Wellness Seminars Developed in Neurological Clinical Management Course for Residents of a Transitional Living Center for Guests Experiencing Homelessness or Near-Homelessness
 
Donaldson S.
Amazon Echo as an Adjunct to Physical Therapy Curricula
 
Donaldson S.
Concussion and Vestibular Dysfunction
 
Donaldson S.
Student Perceptions of Student-Designed Exam Questions


Professional Memberships

  • American Physical Therapy Association
    1994 - Present 
  • APTA Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy        
    1997 - Present
  • APTA Academy of Physical Therapy Education
    2017 - Present
  • APTA Section on Aquatics   
    1994 - 2013
  • APTA Section on Research  
    1997 –Present
  • Vestibular Disorders Association
    Early 2000s, 2016-Present
  • Bell’s Palsy Association
    2010-Present

Conferences Attended

  • Western History Association Annual Meeting
  • National Council on Public History Annual Meeting
  • American Historical Association Annual Meeting

 

Grants Received

  • 2011-2016 Faculty Development Research Grants

Service

  • Magis Women
    Facilitator, Women’s Formation
    Magis Center via St. Patrick’s, The Beatitudes, Scottsdale, Arizona
    January 2019-Present
     
    Member of Team for HEARTFIRE International Medical Mission
    Mentor to Notre Dame Prep Students
    HEARTFIRE Missions, Team Valladolid, Yucatan, Mexico
    2018
     
    Participant
    Restoring Hope 2016, St. Vincent de Paul, Phoenix, AZ
    November 2016
     
    Member/Attendee
    Catholic Physicians Guild/Catholic Medical Association, Phoenix, AZ
    2005-Present
     
    Comedy fundraiser to bring hope to the community through laughter, supports low cost healthcare for underserved communities, sponsorship and planning
    Laugh4Hope, Non-Profit, Phoenix, AZ
    2014-2016
     
     
     
    Inaugural Executive Board Member
    Christians in Commerce International, Women’s Christians in Commerce, Falls Church, VA
    2013 – 2014
     
    3rd Annual Celebration of Heroic Love & Life, Chair, John Paul II Resource Center for Theology of the Body & Culture, Phoenix, AZ
    2011
     
     
    Co-Founder & Chair
    The Heart of a Woman: A Catholic Women’s Conference, “Treasures of the New Springtime” based on Pope John Paul II’s writings, Novo Millennio Ineunte, Scottsdale, AZ
    2005 – 2007
     
     
    Co-Founder & Steering Committee, Speaker’s Chair
    The Heart of a Woman: A Catholic Women’s Conference, “The Dignity of Women,” based on Pope John Paul II’s writings, Mulieris Dignitatem, Scottsdale, AZ
    2004 – 2005
     
    Executive Committee, Member
    Pastoral Advisory Council St. Timothy Catholic Church, Mesa, AZ. 2004
    2005 – 2007
     
    Core Member
    Life Teen International, Teen Ministry, St. Timothy’s Catholic Church, Mesa, AZ
    1993 - 2004
     
    Directors of Volunteers in Agencies, Team Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ1992 - 1994
     
    Charitable Services Coordinator
    Western Rehab Services/NovaCare AZ, Peoria, AZ
    1992 - 1994
     
    Speaker
    Balance Assessment & Training After Stroke, Oculomotor and Visual Issues
    Banner Stroke Academy, 2nd Stroke Academy, Banner University Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ2016   
     
    Speaker at Inaugural Stroke Academy
    Neglect and Visual Perception, Balance Assessment & Training After Stroke, Oculomotor and Visual Issues.  Banner Stroke Academy, Banner University Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ  2015
     
    Vertiginous Adventures in Demystifying BPPV: A 3-Part Super Sleuth Series, St. Joseph’s Outpatient Rehabilitation/Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, AZ 6/23/10Speaker
     
    Barrow Acoustic Neuroma Support Group, “Vestibular Rehabilitation for Acoustic Neuroma,” Phoenix, AZ10/29/08
     
     
    Keynote Speaker
    Arizona Rehab Society Conference, Director Jonathan Komar, MD, “TBI & Vestibular Rehabilitation: Implications & Expected Outcomes,” Phoenix, AZ
    8/11/07
     
    Rehabilitation Insurance Nurses Group (RING) Meeting, “Vestibular Rehabilitation: A Multifaceted Tool for Recovery,” Phoenix, AZ
    10/4/03
     
    Presenter
    Vestibular Rehabilitation, CORF Services, Directed by Terry D. Fife. Scottsdale, MD
    2/2003
     
    Speaker
    Arizona Physical Therapy Association Fall Meeting, Post-Traumatic Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo, Phoenix, AZ
    2002