• Ashley Parish is an ABPTS Board Certified Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Clinical Specialist in Physical Therapy with over a decade of experience in the intensive care unit setting. She obtained both her Bachelors of Science in Respiratory Therapy and her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from UAB. Her passion is intensive care unit based services for the cardiovascular and pulmonary pediatric population. Parish has experience teaching cardiovascular and pulmonary concepts at the undergraduate, pre-professional, and doctoral level. She additionally has served in leadership roles for the Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Section of the APTA, as well as the ALAPTA.
  • Research Overview

  • Use of simulation and virtual reality as teaching methodology, physical therapy in the intensive care unit, pediatric cardiovascular and pulmonary disorders, physical activity implications for ventricular assist devices
  • Education And Training

  • Doctor of Philosophy, 2013
  • Doctorate in Physical Therapy / Therapist, University of Alabama at Birmingham 2013
  • Bachelor's Degree in Respiratory Care Therapy / Therapist, University of Alabama at Birmingham 2008
  • Full Name

  • Ashley Parish