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jill d. black, pt, associate professor, physical therapy

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Jill D. Black PT, DPT, EdD

Interim Associate Dean, Human Service Professions

  • EdD Curriculum and Instruction 2000

    University of Delaware (DE)

  • MS Exercise Physiology 1992

    University of Delaware (DE)

  • BS Physical Therapy 1987

    University of Delaware (DE)

  • PT 716 Global Health I

  • PT 718 Global Health II

  • PT 752 Evidence-Based Inquiry III: Qualitative Research

  • PT 715 Teaching and Learning

  • PT 840 Lifestyle and Disability

  • PT 770 Grand Rounds

My research interests are in the areas of local community engagement and service-learning, international service-learning and clinical education, global health competencies, pro bono service, student leadership development, and oncological rehab.

Selected Awards

  • Widener University Outstanding Researcher Award, 2014

  • HPA: The Catalyst Outstanding Service Award, 2015

  • APTA Global Health Special Interest Group Leavitt Award for Promotion of Social Responsibility, 2015

Selected Publications

  • Black JD, Palombaro KM, Dole RD. Student experiences in creating and launching a student-led physical therapy pro bono clinic: a qualitative investigation. Physical Therapy Journal. 2013; 93(5): 637-648.

  • Black JD, Green D, McKenna C, Squadrito J, Taylor S, Palombaro KM. Therapists' perspectives and interventions in the management of axillary web syndrome: an exploratory study. Rehabilitation Oncology. 2014; 32(4): 17-22.

  • Pechak CM, Black JD. Proposed Guidelines for International Clinical Education in US-Based Physical Therapist Education Programs: Results of a Focus Group and Delphi Study. Phys Ther. 2014; 94: 523-533.

American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)