AimeeKleinH-6467-2014

Aimee Klein, DPT, DSc, OCS

Assoc Professor, Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences

Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences

Contact Info 12901 Bruce B. Downs Blvd
MDC 077
Tampa, FL 33612

Academic Email: aklein1@health.usf.edu

Academic Phone: (813) 974-6202

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Education

  • DSc, Orthopaedics, Rocky Mountain University Of Health Professions, 2008
  • DPT, Physical Therapy, Mgh Institute Of Health Professions*, 2002

Research Interests

  • Dr. Klein's research interests and publications are in the areas of diagnosis, lower extremity musculoskeletal dysfunction and related physical therapy interventions, lower extremity biomechanics during running, ballet and other activities. Her latest area of interest is exploring predictors of physical therapy outcomes in this patient population.

Memberships

  • Florida Physical Therapy Association (Member, 2013 - Present)
  • American Physical Therapy Association (Health Policy & Administration Section, 2008 - Present)
  • American Physical Therapy Association (Education Section, 1997 - Present)
  • American Physical Therapy Association (Orthopaedic Section, 1995 - Present)
  • American Physical Therapy Association (Section on Research, 1993 - Present)
  • American Physical Therapy Association (Member, 1978 - Present)
  • APTA of Massachusetts (Member, 1984 - 2012)
  • American Public Health Association (Member, 2002 - 2007)
  • American Public Health Association (Medical Care Section, 2002 - 2007)
  • American Physical Therapy Association (Sports Physical Therapy Section, 1993 - 1995)
  • APTA of Massachusetts (Member, 1978 - 1980)

Recent Publications

  • McCauley SA, Klein AB Differential Diagnosis of Psoriatic Arthritis in a Patient Referred for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Practice. 4(24) : 199-203, 2012.
  • Klein AB, Snyder-Mackler L, Roy SH, Deluca CJ Comparison of Spinal Mobility and Isometric Trunk Extensor Forces to EMG Spectral Analysis in Identifying Low Back Pain Phys Ther. 6(71) : 445-454, 1991.
  • Levine D, Klein AB, Morrissey CM Reliability of Isokinetic Concentric Closed Kinematic Chain Testing of the Hip and Knee Extensors Isokinetics. 3(1) : 146-152, 1991.

Positions Held

  • Adjunct Faculty (Physical Therapy, MGH Institute of Health Professions 2013 - 2014)
  • Clinical Assistant Professor (Physical Therapy, MGH Institute of Health Professions 1995 - 2012)
  • Coordinator, Clinical Residency in Orthopaedic PT (Physical Therapy, MGH Institute of Health Professions 2007 - 2012)
  • Clinical Associate (Physical Therapy, Massachusetts General Hospital 2000 - 2012)
  • Senior Resource PT (Rehabilitation Services, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center 1997 - 2000)
  • Physical Therapist II (Rehabilitation Services, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center 1991 - 1997)
  • Clinical Assistant Professor (Physical Therapy, Boston University 1991 - 1995)
  • Clinical Instructor (Physical Therapy, Boston University 1989 - 1991)
  • Coordinator (Physical Therapy, Lawrence Memorial Hospital 1987 - 1988)
  • Physical Therapist (Physical Therapy, Beverly Hospital 1985 - 1986)
  • Director (Physical Therapy, Beverly Hospital 1984 - 1985)
  • Director (Physical Therapy, Alta Institute 1983 - 1983)
  • Physical Therapist (Physical Therapy, Alta Institute 1982 - 1983)
  • Senior PT (Medical/Surgical Units, Huntington Memorial Hospital 1980 - 1982)
  • Physical Therapist (Physical Therapy, Symmes Hospital 1978 - 1980)

Awards/Honors

  • Lucy Blair Service Award (Americian Physical Therapy Association - 2004)
  • Mary McMillan Scholarship, Advanced Masters Division (APTA of Massachusetts - 2003)
  • Mary McMillan Scholarship, Advanced Masters Division (Americian Physical Therapy Association - 1989)