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About Beverly D. Fein

Professional interests:
Acute Care Physical Therapy – Management of Medically Complex Patients; Professional Roles in Emergency Preparedness; Problem–based Learning; Clinical Education.
Degrees: EdD, Educational Leadership, University of Bridgeport, Bridgeport, CT; Advanced MS, Physical Therapy, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA; BS, Physical Therapy, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.
Specialty or Specialist Certification/Training:
Management of Medically Complex Patients; Cultural Competence; Advanced Doctorate in Physical Therapy (DPT), MGH Institute of Health Professions.
Teaching responsibilities: Semester Coordinator for Semester 3 Content: Management of Medically Complex Patients (Patients with Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Disorders, Diabetes, Wounds, Burns, and Renal Disease); Cultural Competence; Physical Therapy roles in Emergency Preparedness and Community Disaster Planning; Clinical Education.
Research interests and grants: Perceptions of Roles of Physical Therapists in Community Disaster Planning and Response; Impact of Communication Apprehension on Clinician Career Choices and Clinical Practice; Affective Behaviors and Interpersonal Skills in Physical Therapy Students; Clinical Education in Physical Therapy; Health Disparities and Cultural Competence; Impact of Problem Based Learning Curricula; Acute Care Practice Patterns.


Present Associate Professor of Physical Therapy, Sacred Heart University

Contact Information

Physical Therapy
Cambridge 1-P-19
College of Health Professions