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Kimberly Smith, PT, DPT

Kimberly Smith
Director of Clinical Education, Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy - Ft. Lauderdale
(954) 262-1746


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


Professional Activity

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.



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