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About Yvette Blanchard

Yvette Blanchard, SCD, PT, is Professor of Physical Therapy in the College of Health Professions at Sacred Heart University.
Professional Interest:
Neonatology, early intervention, infant development, and neurobehavioral functioning.
ScD, Therapeutic Studies, Boston University;
MS, Clinical Sciences, Université de Montréal;
BS, Physical Therapy, Université de Montréal.
Specialty or Specialist Certification/Training:
PCS- APTA Board Pediatric Certified Specialist; Neonatal Behavioral Assessment Scale Trainer; Newborn Behavioral Observation System Trainer.
Teaching Responsibilities:
DPT 723 Grand Rounds (course instructor);
DPT 861 Capstone.
DPT 622 Evaluation & Documentation II (LGD and 2 labs);
DPT 760 Capstone.
Research Interests & Grants:
Neonatal physical therapy practice, neurobehavioral functioning, early intervention.


Present Professor Physical Therapy, Sacred Heart University Physical Therapy

Curriculum Vitae

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Honors and Awards

  • 2010- 2014 Fulbright Specialist Award

Contact Information

Physical Therapy 
Healthcare Education N173 
College of Health Professions 
203-365-4708 (Office)
Office Hours: Posted Weekly


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