Thirty-eight years of clinical experience to include Balboa Hospital (San Diego, CA), University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (PA) and Whidbey Island Naval Hospital, (Seattle, WA). Twenty-eight years of academic experience as program director and professor. WV licensed as a Physical Therapist Assistant and certified as a Credentialed Clinical Instructor by the American Physical Therapy Association.
Professional service has included the Northeast Regional Director & Executive Committee Member for the National Assembly of Physical Therapist Assistants of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). Member of the West Virginia Physical Therapy Association Board of Directors as the Representative Body of the National Assembly of PTA’s Chairman.
Her twenty years of clinical experience includes outpatient orthopedics, long-term care, and pediatric/geriatric rehabilitation. She practices clinically for Genesis Rehab Services at Woodlands Retirement Community. Kelly is the Coordinator of Clinical Education and has sixteen years of full time academic experience as a clinical director & professor. She currently serves as faculty council President and is actively involved in institutional general education program assessment.
WV & OH licensed as a Physical Therapist and certified as a Credentialed Clinical Instructor by the American Physical Therapy Association. Professional service includes WV State Delegate to the APTA House of Delegates and member of the WVPTA Education Committee, member of the State Research Committee. CAPTE Onsite reviewer as a team leader.
Being a native of the region, Kelly understands the needs of the community and has established a very positive rapport with the clinical facilities which will foster the continued growth of the programs clinical resources.