Positions

Overview

  • Patricia L. Perez, PT, DScPT is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy at the university of Alabama at Birmingham. Dr. Perez earned as BS in physical Therapy form the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, a post-professional Master of Science in Physical therapy with a musculoskeletal concentration and a Doctor of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Alabama in Birmingham. She has been certified as a Clinical Specialist in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties since 1997. Dr. Perez teaches in the entry level Doctor of Physical Therapy Program where her primary focus is PT Management of Musculoskeletal Dysfunction, PT Examination and Clinical Education. She continues to engage in clinical practice in the Outpatient Rehabilitation Services Department at Spain Rehabilitation Center/UAB. She has served as the Education Chair and is currently the Vice-President of the Alabama Chapter of the APTA. She has coauthored peer-reviewed manuscripts on the topics of physical therapists role in health promotion and continuing education in anatomical sciences. Additionally, she has presented at state and national meetings on the topics of physical therapists role in health promotion, use of simulation to determine readiness for clinic and PT management of various musculoskeletal conditions. She is the recipient of multiple awards including the 2018 Barbara Bradford Leadership Award, the 2017 President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, the 2017 SHP Excellence in Teaching Award, the 2009 Marilyn Gossman Award for Professionalism in Physical Therapy and the 1993 Loretta Boger Award for Excellence in Clinical Education.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2018 Is the supply of continuing education in the anatomical sciences keeping up with the demand? Results of a national surveyAnatomical Sciences Education.  11:225-235. 2018
    2017 A model to integrate health promotion and wellness in physical therapy practice: development and validation.Physical Therapy.  97:1169-1181. 2017

    Research Overview

  • Physical Therapists role in health promotion and wellness, determination of readiness for clinic.
  • Teaching Activities

  • PT741 - PT Mgt Musculoskeletal Dysf II (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • PT775 - Clinical Education VI (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • PT712 - PT Examination II (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • PT774 - Clinical Education V (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • PT775 - Clinical Education VI (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • PT740 - PT Mgt Musculoskeletal Dysf I (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • PT772 - Clinical Education III (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • PT773 - Clinical Education IV (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • PT741 - PT Mgt Musculoskeletal Dysf II (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • PT712 - PT Examination II (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • PT740 - PT Mgt Musculoskeletal Dysf I (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • PT741 - PT Mgt Musculoskeletal Dysf II (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • PT712 - PT Examination II (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • PT711 - PT Examination I (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • PT740 - PT Mgt Musculoskeletal Dysf I (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • PT741 - PT Mgt Musculoskeletal Dysf II (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • PT712 - PT Examination II (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • PT740 - PT Mgt Musculoskeletal Dysf I (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • PT741 - PT Mgt Musculoskeletal Dysf II (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • PT775 - Clinical Education VI (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • PT712 - PT Examination II (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • PT774 - Clinical Education V (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • PT740 - PT Mgt Musculoskeletal Dysf I (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • PT772 - Clinical Education III (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • PT773 - Clinical Education IV (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • PT741 - PT Mgt Musculoskeletal Dysf II (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • PT775 - Clinical Education VI (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • PT712 - PT Examination II (Summer Term 2014) 2014
  • PT774 - Clinical Education V (Summer Term 2014) 2014
  • PT740 - PT Mgt Musculoskeletal Dysf I (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • PT741 - PT Mgt Musculoskeletal Dysf II (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • PT740 - PT Mgt Musculoskeletal Dysf I (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • PT740 - PT Mgt Musculoskeletal Dysf I (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • PT741 - PT Mgt Musculoskeletal Dysf II (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • PT746 - PT Mgt Neuromuscular Dysf II (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • PT712 - PT Examination II (Summer Term 2012) 2012
  • PT740 - PT Mgt Musculoskeletal Dysf I (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • PT746 - PT Mgt Neuromuscular Dysf II (Spring Term 2012) 2011 - 2012
  • PT741 - PT Mgt Musculoskeletal Dysf II (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • PT744 - PT Mgt of Neuro Dysfunction I (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • PT712 - PT Examination II (Summer Term 2011) 2011
  • PT740 - PT Mgt Musculoskeletal Dysf I (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • PT746 - PT Mgt Neuromuscular Dysf II (Spring Term 2011) 2010 - 2011
  • PT741 - PT Mgt Musculoskeletal Dysf II (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • PT712 - PT Examination II (Summer Term 2010) 2010
  • PT740 - PT Mgt Musculoskeletal Dysf I (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • PT746 - PT Mgt Neuromuscular Dysf II (Spring Term 2010) 2009 - 2010
  • PT741 - PT Mgt Musculoskeletal Dysf II (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • PT712 - PT Examination II (Summer Term 2009) 2009
  • PT740 - PT Mgt Musculoskeletal Dysf I (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • PT746 - PT Mgt Neuromuscular Dysf II (Spring Term 2009) 2008 - 2009
  • PT741 - PT Mgt Musculoskeletal Dysf II (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • PT740 - PT Mgt Musculoskeletal Dysf I (Spring Term 2008) 2008
  • PT741 - PT Mgt Musculoskeletal Dysf II (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • Education And Training

  • Doctor of Science in Physical Therapy / Therapist, University of Alabama at Birmingham 2011
  • Master of Science in Physical Therapy / Therapist, University of Alabama at Birmingham 1993
  • Bachelor of Science or Mathematics in Physical Therapy / Therapist, University of North Carolina System : Chapel Hill 1983
  • Full Name

  • Patricia Perez