Erin Conrad

  • Assistant Professor
    Dr. of Physical Therapy

Dr. Conrad has been teaching in physical therapy since 2006, and at Gannon University since 2016.  She teaches in the orthopaedic and clinical synthesis courses.  Her expertise is in the area of orthopaedics and manual physical therapy.  Dr. Conrad received a BS in English from Millsaps College in 1999, a Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) from the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences (USA) in 2004, and a MS in Exercise Science and Health Promotion from California University of Pennsylvania in 2007.  She has worked in multiple settings including outpatient orthopaedics, inpatient rehabilitation, assisted living facility, and home health.  She is a Board Certified Specialist in Orthopaedics (OCS), Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists (FAAOMPT), Fellow of Educational Leadership, and has received a Manual Therapy Certification (MTC) through USA and a Corrective Exercise Specialist Certification (CES) through the National Academy of Sports Medicine.  Dr. Conrad is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association, Academy of Orthopaedic Physical Therapy, Academy of Physical Therapy Education, Florida Physical Therapy Association, and American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists.

Accreditations

  • Board Certified Specialist in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy
  • Fellow American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists
  • Fellow Educational Leadership
  • Corrective Exercise Specialist Certification (National Aademy of SPorts Medicine)
  • Manual Physical Therapy Certified
  • APT CI Credentialed Clinical Instructor
  • Licensed Physical Therapist: Florida

Courses Taught

  • GGDPT 818   Foundations in Human Movement
  • GGDPT 819   Foundations in Human Movement Lab
  • GGDPT 847   Clinical Synthesis I
  • GGDPT 875   Advanced Manual and Therapeutic Techniques
  • GGDPT 821  Examination, Evaluation, and Intervention for Musculoskeletal Movement Dysfunction of the Lower Extremities
  • GGDPT 823  Examination, Evaluation, and Intervention for Musculoskeletal Movement Dysfunction of the Lower Extremities Lab
  • GGDPT 828  Examination, Evaluation, and Intervention for Musculoskeletal Movement Dysfunction of the Upper Extremities
  • GGDPT 829 Examination, Evaluation, and Intervention for Musculoskeletal Movement Dysfunction of the Upper Extremities Lab
  • GGDPT 827  Examination, Evaluation, and Intervention for Musculoskeletal Movement Dysfunction of the Spine

Educational History

  • Creighton University, Doctor of Education, Leadership, Anticipated Graduation 2019
  • California University of Pennsylvania, Masters Exercise Science and Health Promotion, 2007
  • University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences, Doctor of Physical Therapy, 2004
  • Millsaps College, Bachelor of Science in English, 1999

Professional Experience

 

  • Outpatient Orthopaedics
  • Inpatient Rehabilitation
  • Home Health
  • Assisted Living Facility (Geriatrics)

Professional Societies

  • American Physical Therapy Association
  • Florida Physical Therapy Association
  • American Physical Therapy Association Orthopaedic Section
  • Academy of Phyiscal Therapy Education
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Phyiscal Therapists
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