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Dr. Horn has joined the Duke School of Medicine as an assistant professor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery and Doctor of Physical Therapy Division. Dr. Horn is a physical therapist and researcher with an emphasis on health services research in patients with musculoskeletal spine pain. Dr. Horn has 6 years of outpatient orthopaedic and occupational health experience primarily treating patients with musculoskeletal pain disorders. Dr. Horn’s clinical experience has influenced her research interests by understanding pragmatically how the timing and delivery of healthcare services, specifically physical therapy, effects clinical outcomes, healthcare utilization and costs in patients with musculoskeletal spine pain.
PhD, Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Florida, 2013
DPT, Doctor of Physical Therapy, University of Florida, 2010
Dr. Horn’s research is focused on understanding the role that healthcare providers, including physical therapists, play in managing patients with musculoskeletal neck pain and how different management pathways effect patient centered outcomes and healthcare utilization and costs. The ultimate end goal of this research agenda is to optimize the delivery of healthcare to realize both direct and indirect healthcare benefits and cost savings for patients, healthcare providers and payers.
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. The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at Duke University is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 3030 Potomac Avenue, Suite 100, Alexandria, Virginia 22305-3085; telephone 703-706-3245; email: email@example.com; website: http://www.capteonline.org. If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please call 919-681-4380 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.