Katie Myers PT, DPT

Dr. Katie Myers

Assistant Professor

Director of Clinical Education

Phone: 919-668-2638

Office: Wing B, #233

Email: katherine.d.myers@duke.edu

Dr. Katie Myers has joined the Doctor of Physical Therapy Division as Director of Clinical Education. Dr. Myers has a passion for exploring innovative approaches to deliver high quality clinical education curricula, including focusing on clinical instruction and student learning. She is active in the APTA at both local and national levels.

Education

  • DPT, University of South Alabama, 2008
  • MSPT, Ithaca College, 2002
  • BS, Ithaca College, 2001

Teaching

  • PT 601, 611, 621: Clinical STEPs 1, II, III
  • PT 701, 711: Clinical STEPs IV, V
  • PT 801, 802, 803: Clinical Internships I, II, III

Practice

Acute Care, Oncology Rehabilitation

Research

The changing landscape of healthcare and the growth of PT education programs has resulted in a renewed focus on the sustainability of the clinical education component of the DPT curriculum.  Dr. Myers’ interests include application of curriculum development processes to clinical education, partnering with clinical educators to support clinical teaching needs, and exploring the concept of entry-level practice in the context of preparing graduates to enter the challenging and ever-changing health care field.

Recent publications

  • Myers K, Schenkman ML. Utilizing a Curriculum Development Process to Design and Implement a New Integrated Clinical Education Experience. J Phys Ther Educ. October 2017. [in press] 
  • Covington K, Myers K, Rodriguez J. Exploring DPT Students’ Perceptions of Team Function in a Collaborative Integrated Clinical Education Experience. J Phys Ther Educ. [in press]