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Corey Simon, DPT, PhD has joined the Duke School of Medicine as an assistant professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Doctor of Physical Therapy Division. Dr. Simon is committed to maintaining physical function and quality of life among older adults suffering from chronic musculoskeletal pain conditions. His current work focuses on improving clinical assessment of geriatric low back pain through the development of real-time movement-evoked pain measures. Dr. Simon is also investigating chronic pain phenotypes among older adults with the goal of streamlining intervention.
DPT, University of Buffalo, 2004
Post-Doctoral Fellowship, University of Florida Pain Research and Intervention Center of Excellence, 2016
Dr. Simon has worked on multiple R01-funded trials including the examination of biopsychosocial influences on shoulder arthroscopy recovery and the investigation of age-related pain modulatory mechanisms. His post-doctoral work centered on investigating age-related mediation models of sensory discrimination, psychological distress and cognitive performance. Dr. Simon’s pre-doctoral and post-doctoral training was through clinical and translational science mechanisms, which has helped facilitate a comprehensive research line directed towards changing clinical care.
The program has determined that its curriculum meets the state educational requirements for licensure or certification in all states, the District of Colombia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands secondary to its accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education, based on the following: CAPTE accreditation of a physical therapist or physical therapist assistant program satisfies state educational requirements in all states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Thus, students graduating from CAPTE-accredited physical therapist and physical therapist assistant education programs are eligible to take the National Physical Therapy Examination and apply for licensure in all states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. For more information regarding state qualifications and licensure requirements, refer to the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy website at www.fsbpt.org. If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call: 919-681-4380. The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at Duke University is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314; 703-706-3245; email@example.com; http://www.capteonline.org