William L. Conrad

  • Associate Professor
    Dr. of Physical Therapy

Courses Taught

• GGDPT 800   Applied Anatomy
• GGDPT 806   Movement Physiology
• GGDPT 818/819  Foundations of Human Movement
• GGDPT 820  Examination, Evaluation & Intervention for Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Dysfunction
• GGDPT 821/823  Examination, Evaluation & Intervention for Musculoskeletal Movement Dysfunction of the Lower Extremities and Lab
• GGDPT 825/827  Examination, Evaluation & Intervention for Musculoskeletal Movement Dysfunction of the Spine and Lab
• GGDPT 828/829  Examination, Evaluation & Intervention for Musculoskeletal Movement Dysfunction of the Upper Extremities and Lab
• GGDPT 875  Advanced Manual and Therapeutic Techniques

Educational History

• University of Saint Augustine for Health Sciences, Doctor of Education (EdD), Dissertation: The use of team-based learning in graduate health sciences education - 2016

• California University of Pennsylvania, Master of Science in Exercise Science and Health Promotion: Rehabilitation Sciences (MS) - 2007

• University of Saint Augustine for Health Sciences, Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) - 2004

• Purdue University, Bachelor of Science in Nutrition/Fitness/Health (BS) - 1995

• Purdue University, Bachelor of Science in Medical Dietetics (BS) - 1995
 

Publications

PEER REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS

Gorniak, G., & Conrad, W. (2018). Human anatomy synopsis: pelvic girdle & lower limb. Frederiksberg, Denmark: Ventus Publishing.

Gorniak, G., & Conrad, W. (2018). Human anatomy synopsis: spine & neck. Frederiksberg, Denmark: Ventus Publishing.

Gorniak, G., & Conrad, W. (2018). Human anatomy synopsis: axilla-upper Limb. Frederiksberg, Denmark: Ventus Publishing.

Gorniak, G., & Conrad, W. (2018). Human anatomy synopsis: thorax, abdomen, pelvis. Frederiksberg, Denmark: Ventus Publishing.

Gorniak, G.C., Conrad, W. (2015). An Anatomical and Functional Perspective of the Pelvic Floor and Urogenital Organ Support System.  J Women’s Health Physical Therapy  39(2): 65-82.

Gorniak, G.C., Conrad, W. (2014). Anatomy of the Lumbar Spinal Facet. Austin J Anatomy. 2(1): 1-8.

Gorniak GC, Conrad W. (2013). Chapter 2 Pelvic Floor and Urogenital Support, In: Physical Therapist’s Guide to Chronic Pelvic Pain, P. M. King ed, Jones & Bartlett Publ.

Gorniak G C., Conrad, W., Conrad, E., and Decker, B. (2012). Patterns of Wear at the Radiocarpal Joint with Method for Quantifying Wear Areas. Clinical Anatomy. 25(4):468-477

     Preliminary report, FPTA Update 33(9):8.

     Poster presentation FPTA Fall Conference, September 2009

 

PEER REVIEWED PRESENTATIONS

Conrad, W. (2017). Use of team-based learning in interdisciplinary graduate health sciences education. In 47th Annual Conference of the International Society for Exploring Teaching and Learning. Orlando, FL.

Conrad, W., Daugherty, M., Mallini, K., Nichols, L. Do scores on a curriculum based exit examination correlate with the National Physical Therapy Examination (NPTE) scores? Florida Physical Therapy Association Annual Meeting: Platform Presentation. September 2013.

Conrad, W. Advanced Nutrition for the Clinical Practitioner.  Brooks Rehabilitation Residency Program- Brooks Health System. 2012, 2013, 2014

Nonnemacher, M.N., Conrad, E., Conrad, W., Decker, B. Comparison of Subtalar Joint Articular Joint Wear in Cadavers with Two Types of Anterior Calcaneal Facet Configurations: A Pilot Study. FPTA Conference Annual Conference. September 2011.

Conrad, W. Use of active learning techniques in the classroom.  Doctor of Education Residency I course - University of Saint Augustine for Health Sciences. June 2010.

Conrad, W., Gorniak, G. Patterns of Radiocarpal Joint Articular Cartilage Wear in Cadavers: Preliminary Report Poster Presentation. Florida Physical Therapy Association Annual Meeting. September 2009.

Conrad, W., Gorniak, G. Upper Quadrant Cadaver Anatomy Review, 2nd Annual Clinical Fieldwork Educators Workshop, University of St Augustine, March 2009.

Service

SERVICE TO THE COMMUNITY

American Heart Association, Basic Life Support, Classes taught 2017, 2018, 2019

GIVE DAY at Salvation Army, Tampa FL, 2017

SERVICE TO THE PROFESSION

APTA Educational Leadership Conference Abstract Reviewer, 2019

Florida Physical Therapy Association
Vice Chair, West Central District - November 2018 

SERVICE TO UNIVERSITY

University Academic Safety Committee (appointed) - 2017 - Current

Faculty Hiring Committees:
Ruskin, Florida - PT Position, Spring 2019, Assistant Professor
Ruskin, Florida – PT Positions (3): summer 2018, Assistant/Associate Professor
Ruskin, Florida – PA Position (Chair): spring 2018, Assistant Director/Associate Professor
Ruskin, Florida – PA Position (Chair): spring 2018, Assistant Professor
Ruskin, FL – PT Positions (3): spring/summer 2017, Assistant/Associate Professor
Erie, PA- PT position (1) – spring 2017, Assistant Professor

SERVICE TO SCHOOL

Faculty Advisor
Student Physical Therapy Association
Ruskin, FL campus
2018 – Current

New Student interviews: 2016,2017, 2018, 2019

American Heart Association
Basic Life Support Instructor Certification
Certification of students – ongoing since 2017

Occupational Therapy Program Interprofessional Interviews
DOCCT 876: Professional Issues Seminar
Spring Term 2018, 2019

Cadaver Lab Committee, 2017

Shoulder Discussion and Lab for O.T. Program
January 17 & 19, 2017

Brachioplexus Review for O.T. Program
January 20, 2017  

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