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Susan Smith

Susan Smith

PT, PhD

Interim Dean, College of Nursing and Health Professions


College of Nursing and Health Professions

215.762.1758 P
215.762.7778 F
sue.smith@drexel.edu
Three Parkway Building, 7th Floor, MS 7502

Sue Smith, PT, PhD, joined the Drexel faculty in 2004. She has over 40 years clinical experience at a variety of practice sites and over 20 years faculty experience. She primarily teaches in the PhD program in Rehabilitation Sciences. Dr. Smith has served as the principal or co-investigator in 19 funded research proposals. She has presented at local, regional, national, and international meetings and has published in a variety of journals. Dr. Smith has also authored or coauthored several book chapters. In addition, she has served as the major research advisor for over 15 students earning post-professional MS or PhD degrees. Currently she directs the pro bono Osteoporosis Education and Exercise Program at Drexel.

Research Interests:

Her clinical, teaching and research focus is orthopedic and geriatric physical therapy with emphasis on quantitative evaluation, spinal pain, osteoporosis and health promotion.