Doctorate in Physical Therapy at A.T. Still University in 2013
Master of Science in Physical Therapy at University of Miami in 1990
Bachelor of Science in Kinesiological Studies at Texas Christian University in 1988
ABPTS Board Certified Specialist in Neurologic Physical Therapy 2016
APTA Advanced Credentialed Clinical Instructor 2014
APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor 2012
NDT Certified 2011
Dr. Smith teaches in the Introduction to Physical Therapy and Neuromuscular Systems courses and serves as a faculty clinical instructor for integrated clinical education experiences.
Scholarly Activities and Research Interests
Dr. Smith’s primary research interests are in student assessment in clinical education, and interprofessional education to support development and assessment interprofessional core competencies to prepare students for collaborative practice.
Dr. Smith serves as a member of the curriculum committee for the program, a member of Interprofessional Education Committee for the College of Health Care Services, and as a member of the Interdisciplinary Balance and Falls Team at NSU.
Areas of Practice
Dr. Smith is a physical therapist at the NSU Outpatient Physical Therapy Clinic treating patients with neurologic-related conditions and is a clinical mentor for the NSU Neurologic PT Residency program
Dr. Smith serves as the Academic Co-Chair for the Florida Consortium of Clinical Educators (FCCE) and is a Southeast District Assembly Representative for the Florida Physical Therapy Association.