Jean Fitzpatrick Timmerberg, PT, PhD, MHS, OCS

 

Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation & Regenerative Medicine at CUMC
Chair, Continuing Education
Program in Physical Therapy
jt2634@cumc.columbia.edu

Education

PhD, Research and Education in Health Science, Touro University International
MHS, Orthopedic Manual Therapy/Sports Medicine, University of Indianapolis
BS, Physical Therapy, Stony Brook University
BS, Psychology/Biology, Stony Brook University

Post-Professional Training

American Physical Therapy Association Education Leadership Institute Fellowship, ABPTRFE (American Board of Physical Therapy Residency & Fellowship Education)

Professional Expertise

Orthopedics
Clinical Education
Credentialed Clinical Instructor

Honors & Awards

Orthopedic Certified Specialist, American Board of Physical Therapy Specialists

Service

American Council of Academic Physical Therapy, Chair, Strategic Initiative Panel-Student Readiness
Reviewer, International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy

Research Interests

Educational Technology- Simulated Health Environments
Educational Research
Evaluation and Management of Orthopedic Conditions
Clinical Education
Orthopedics & Manual Therapy
Injury Prevention in the Overhead Athlete
Clinical Education
Evaluation & Management of Orthopedic Conditions

Teaching Responsibilities

Concepts in Therapeutic Exercise
PT Management of Orthopedic Conditions I
PT Management of Orthopedic Conditions II
PT Management of Orthopedic Conditions III
Research Practicum

Scholarly Productivity

Recent Publications

Recker-Hughes C, Wetherbee E, Buccieri KM, Timmerberg JF, Stolfi A. Essential characteristics of quality clinical education experiences: Standards to facilitate student learning. JPTE, 2014;28 (Supp 1b):48-55.


Recent Presentations

Timmerberg, JF, Said, R, Salituro, A, Hassebrock-Shanley, L, Pleus, M, Roach, S, Lynch, TS, Ahmad, C.  Hip Range of Motion in Adolescent Baseball Pitchers: A Comparison between Stance and Stride Leg as well as the Impact Patient Position has on Rotational Motion Assessed. Poster presented at CSM, APTA, 02/2017.

Soper S, Timmerberg JF, McCallum C, Ericsson M.  Clinical Education Summit Strategic Initiatives: Updates and Ideas.  Education Session presented at the Educational Leadership Conference, Phoenix, AZ, APTA, 10/2016.

Timmerberg JF, Bordlee R, Cavaleri P, Russell H.  The Validity of the Functional Movement Screen to Identify Impaired Range of Motion and Strength at the Hip.  Platform presented at CSM, APTA, 02/2016. 

Timmerberg JF, Dungey J, Stolfi A, Dougherty M.  Defining the Role of the Center Coordinator of Clinical Education: Identifying responsibilities, supports and challenges.  Poster presented at CSM, APTA, 02/2016. 

Timmerberg, JF, Stolfi, A.    Perceived challenges in clinical education: Perspectives from various stakeholders.  Platform Presentation. Combined Section Meeting, American Physical Therapy Association, Indianapolis, IN.

Timmerberg, JF, Stolfi, A.    Have we thought it completely through? How have clinical residencies and the yearlong internship impacted clinical education for entry-level physical therapy students?   Poster Presentation. Combined Section Meeting, American Physical Therapy Association, Indianapolis, IN.

Edmond, S., Timmerberg, J.  The Use Of The Flexiforce Sensor Force Feedback System To Augment The Acquisition Of Skills In Performing Joint Mobilization Techniques.  Platform Presentation.  Combined Section Meeting, American Physical Therapy Association, Chicago, IL.

Timmerberg, JF, Edmond, S., Bagce, H., Tunik, E.  Variability of force, displacement, and orientation of the hand during simulated joint mobilizations performed by skilled physical therapists.  Platform Presentation.  New Jersey & New York Physical Therapy Joint Conference. Atlantic City, NJ, October , 2010. 

Latz, R., Bercher, S., Scoville, C., Timmerberg, JF, Vreeman, D., Chong, A.  Expert Panel: The Effect of Technology on Vision 2020: The train is leaving the station and we are asking you to please get on NOW.   Platform Presentation.  Combined Section Meeting, American Physical Therapy Association, February 2010.

Timmerberg, JF, Huhn, K, Schwartz, J, McDonough, A.  Is the Nintendo Wii an Effective Intervention for Fall Prevention in the Elderly?  Poster presentation.  Annual Conference, American Physical Therapy Association, June 2009. 

Timmerberg, J.  The Running Athlete.  Annual Conference, Orthopaedic Sports & Spine Rehabilitation Medicine Fellowship, New York, NY. 2008.

Grants

Title:  A Multimedia Application for Developing Clinical Reasoning Skills in Physical Therapy Students: A Blended Classroom Approach.                 
Sponsor: Columbia University - Office of the Provost: Hybrid Learning Course Redesign and Delivery                                    
Role: Co-Investigator

Title: The use of biofeedback to augment the acquisition of skills in performing joint mobilization techniques among Physical Therapy
students.                                
Sponsor: University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-School of Health Related Professions Education Grant
Role: Co-Investigator

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