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About Casey Nesbit

Dr. Nesbit also holds a certificate in epidemiology and biostatistical principles and methods from Drexel University (2005). She is an American Physical Therapy Association Board Certified Pediatric Clinical Specialist.

Dr. Nesbit is from the Washington, DC area where she raised horses for 20 years. She enjoys running ulta distances on mountain trails, going to Off-Broadway shows in New York City, and anything adventurous with her family. For some time each year, she practices physical therapy in a rural hospital in Malawi, Africa.


2014 - Present Healthcare Administrator, Professional Evaluation and Developmental Services (PEDS)
2013 - Present Assistant Professor and Director of Clinical Education, University of the Pacific Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
2006 - Present Physical Therapist, St. Gabriel's Hospital ‐ Namitete, Malawi
1999 - 2013 Lead Physical Therapist, Loudoun County Public Schools
1994 - 1999 Physical Therapist, Cool Springs Physical Therapy, Inc.
1986 - 1999 Owner and Physical Therapist, Pediatric Physical Therapy Private Practice

Curriculum Vitae

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Honors and Awards

  • Outstanding Faculty, Department of Physical Therapy, University of the Pacific (2015)
  • American Physical Therapy Association Section of Pediatrics, Student Clinical Research Award. (2012)
  • University of Oklahoma, Suma Cum Laude. (2011)
  • Alpha Eta Society, Allied Health Honor Society. (2011)
  • Medical College of Virginia, Suma Cum Laude. (1982)
  • A.D. Williams Scholarship Award, Medical College of Virginia. (1982)


  • Advanced Clinical Problems II (PTHR 355, co-instructor)
  • Introduction to Physical Therapist Practice (PTHR314, 1 unit)
  • Malawi Service Learning Elective (PTHR 393A, 1 unit)
  • Healthy Children Elective (PTHR 391, 1 unit)
  • Clinical Internship II (PTHR368, 6 units, co-instructor)
  • Clinical Internship III (PTHR369, 6 units, co-instructor)
  • Clinical Experience I (PTHR336, 1 unit)
  • Clinical Experience II (PTHR338, 1 unit)
  • Clinical Education and Professional Behavior (PTHR358, 1 unit, co-instructor)
  • Clinical Internship I (PTHR359, 4 units, co-instructor)
  • Normal Growth and Nutrition Across the Lifespan (3rd year students, 10 lecture hours)
  • Evidence Based Practice (2nd year students, 10 lecture hours)
  • Grounded Theory: CTS 5143 Foundations of Clinical Research/AHS 6173
  • Qualitative Research (1 hour, distance education)


2011 D.Sc., Rehabilitation Sciences, Pediatric concentration, University of Oklahoma
2008 DPT, Physical Therapy, Marymount University
2005 Certificate, Epidemiological and Biostatistical Principles and Methods, Drexel University
2005 M.S., Rehabilitation Sciences, Pediatric concentration, University of Oklahoma
1982 B.S., Physical Therapy, Medical College of Virginia

Contact Information

Phone: 209.946.2399


Books and Book Chapters (1)

Book contributions authored by Dr. Casey Nesbit.

Articles (9)

Journal articles written by Dr. Casey Nesbit.

Presentations (12)

Presentations and lectures given by Dr. Casey Nesbit.