Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy
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Dr. Sprout was initially brought on a as teaching lecturer in the Department of Physical Therapy in June of 2019 and joined the full-time faculty in June 2020 with her primary teaching responsibilities including coordinating and supervising the Panther PT Pro Bono Clinic and instructing in PCM III – lower extremity and PCM IV -abrupt onset neurological conditions.
She previously worked at the University of Miami and the University of St. Augustine in courses related to clinical skills development, management of the neurologically complex patient and advanced therapeutic interventions. She brings 12 years of clinical experience working across a variety of settings with focuses on neurological rehab, ICU level care, medically based fitness programming, Pilates based rehab and running her own private practice.
Dr. Sprout received her BA in Psychology, with minors in Biology and Pre-Allied Health from Hartwick College in Oneonta, NY in 2006 and went on receive her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions in 2009. Dr. Sprout is a member of the APTA and the faculty supervisor of the PSU Panther PT club.
She is committed to combining her passion for promoting health and wellness in the community with teaching and is excited to expand the PSU Panther Pro Bono clinic to provide more varied experiences for both the community and students in the DPT program. Dr. Sprout believes strongly in experiential learning and is excited to facilitate hands-on learning opportunities and case based education.