Clinical Professor, Vice Chair and Director, Professional Doctor of Physical Therapy Program
Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences Department
1601 Cherry Street, Room 733
Kevin Gard, PT, DPT, OCS is Vice Chair of the Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences and Director of the Professional Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program. He has a Masters in Physical Therapy from Hahnemann University and a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Temple University. Dr. Gard was certified as a specialist in Orthopaedics from the American Physical Therapy Association in 2001. He joined the faculty in 1998 and teaches in the musculoskeletal components of the curriculum. Additionally he leads the department's faculty practice initiatives which involve clinical practice sites on Drexel’s main and Center City campuses and at the 11th Street Family Health Center. As part of this practice, Dr. Gard is responsible for the rehabilitation of Drexel University's 450 Division I athletes. He also serves in the important role as Drexel University's Faculty Athletic Representative (FAR). In this capacity Dr. Gard works to promote academic integrity in intercollegiate athletics, facilitate the integration of the athletics and academic components of the collegiate community, and oversee institutional control of athletics on campus.