Associate Professor/Program Director of DPT program/Executive Director of Center of Post Professional Education Programs
Thomas Jefferson University
Voorhees, New Jersey
NAME: Nixon-Cave, Kim
POSITION TITLE: Professor/ Program Director of DPT Program/Executive Director of Post-Professional Education
INSTITUTION AND LOCATION University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pa-- BS
Temple University, Philadelphia, Pa. -PhD
FIELD OF STUDY- Physical Therapy
A. Personal Statement
I am a full professor at Thomas Jefferson University, in the role of program director for the entry-level Doctor of Physical Therapy and Post-professional education, residency and fellowship education. Dr. Nixon-Cave is an associate professor at Thomas Jefferson University, in the role of program director for the entry-level Doctor of Physical Therapy and Post-professional education, residency and fellowship education. Dr. Nixon-Cave has held several faculty appointments including Temple University as associate professor, program director and interim chair. Associate professor at University of the Sciences and Associate Faculty at Arcadia University. She has served on national boards for the American Physical Therapy Association including the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (chair), and American Board of Physical Therapy Residency and Fellowship Education with the responsibility of developing board certifications and post-professional educational programs.
Dr. Nixon-Cave is a trained qualitative researcher but participates in research studies that utilize different research approaches including quantitative, qualitative, and mix methodologies to explore and examine health disparities, clinical decision-making of PTs, the impact of culture and environment on overall development, and the experience of patients and families and their interaction with the healthcare system. Dr. Nixon-Cave record of scholarship, publications and presentations, has focused on clinical decision-making, clinical reasoning, clinical practice guidelines, as well as cultural diversity and cultural competency in physical therapy.
Saturday, October 24, 2020
10:00 AM – 11:15 AM EST