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Emile Tonas Kalil, PT, DPT, MGA, RT

Academic Title:

Instructor (Adjunct Faculty I I)

Primary Appointment:

Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science

Education and Training

EDUCATION:

Therapeutic Recreation, BS, December 1978
University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS


Physical Therapy, BS, May 1985
University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland


General Administration, Health Care, MGA, December 1994
University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland


Doctor of Physical Therapy, DPT, August 2010
University of Montana, Missoula, Montana

POST-GRADUATE EDUCATION AND TRAINING:

Medical Licensures:  Physical Therapist, State of Maryland, (active)

Military Service: Commissioned Officer, U.S. Army Transportation Corps

Active, 1978 to 1982, Fort Eustis, VA

Reserve, 1982 to 1988

Highest Rank Promoted, Captain

Research/Clinical Keywords

Physical Therapy, Burn Care

Highlighted Publications

Publications

Peer-reviewed journal articles

1. M. Schmitt, E. Kalil, L. French, “How Soon Is Safe? Ambulation of the Patient with Burns After Lower-Extremity Skin Grafting,” Journal of Burn Care and Rehabilitation, January/February 1991

 

Book Chapters

1. Contributor, “The Road to Recovery—Physical Rehabilitation” and “Looking to the Future—Organized Support,” Severe Burns—A Family Guide to Medical and Emotional Recovery. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1993 

Additional Publication Citations

 Proffered Communications

1. M. Schmitt, E. Kalil, L. French, “OT and PT with the Use of Cultured Epithelium,” Mid-Atlantic Burn Conference, 1989

2. R. Spence, E. Kalil, “An Overview of the Center for Burn Reconstruction at Francis Scott Key Medical Center,” Mid-Atlantic Burn Conference, 1990

3. L. French, L Rice, E. Kalil, A Munster, “Changes in Self-Concept as a Result of the Burn Camp Experience,” presented at American Burn Association (ABA) Annual Meeting, 1990

4. E. Kalil, L. French, “Integration of Therapy into Camping,” presented at First International Burn Camp Workshop, Bemidji, MN, 1992

5. E. Kalil, L. French, “Camper Selection,” presented at First International Burn Camp Workshop, Bemidji, MN, 1992

6. E. Hakim, D. Hakim, E. Kalil, L. Cooke, “Challenges to Clinical Decision Making in Light of Promotional Influences,” Platform presentation Sun Conference, University of Texas El Paso, 2006

7. S. Olson, K. Crandell, E. Kalil, E. Hakim, “Improving the Balance and Functional Mobility of a Patient Post T7-8 Decompression in the Sub-Acute Rehabilitation Setting,” Fall Meeting of the Maryland Chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association, Arnold, MD, 2008

8. A. Margulies, L. Glickman, E. Kalil, “Balance Training using the Nintendo Wii TM for an 18-year-old with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI),” Annual Conference and Exposition of the American Physical Therapy Association, Baltimore, MD, June, 2009.

9. K. Reiber, J. Swensen, E. Kalil, “Treatment for a 61-year-old female with subdural hematoma: A case report,” Research Day, University of Maryland, School of Medicine, Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, Baltimore, MD 2010.

10. L. O’steen, M. Manning, E. Kalil, “Rehabilitation following a rotator cuff strain from a direct fall onto the shoulder in a 19 yo male: A case report,” Research Day, University of Maryland, School of Medicine, Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, Baltimore, MD 2011.

11. E. Reicherter, E. Kalil, K. Gordes, E. Wruble Hakim, “The use of the case report to promote the development and dissemination of evidence-based practice by Doctor of Physical Therapy students,” Platform presentation, Educational Leadership Conference - Education Section, American Physical Therapy Association, Clearwater Beach, FL 2011.

12. B. Keenan, J. Coyle, E. Kalil, “Increased Frequency of Exercise in a Patient with Mitochondrial Disease: Effect on Scoliosis Posturing, Core Stability and Gross Motor Development,” Research Day, University of Maryland, School of Medicine, Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, Baltimore, MD 2011.

13. E. Reicherter, E. Kalil, K. Gordes, E. Wruble Hakim, “Promoting development and dissemination of evidence-based practice skills of Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) students: an educational case report”, Platform presentation CSM - APTA, Chicago, IL. 2012

14. K. Farrar, M. Bernard, E. Kalil, “Utilizing Wii Balance Board Training: A Novel Approach to Physical Therapy Intervention in a Complex Burn Patient”, Research Day, University of Maryland, School of Medicine, Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, Baltimore, MD 2012.

15. A. Cecil, W. Giles, E. Kalil, “Use of Therapeutic Exercise for Polymyalgia Rheumatic and Giant Cell Arteritis to Improve Functional Mobility”, Case Report Research Day, University of Maryland, School of Medicine, Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, Baltimore, MD 2012.

16. A. Aristizabal, E. Kalil, A. Reicherter, H. Morgan, C. Spencer, “Case Report of a Patient with Oropharyngeal Carcinoma, Impact on Functional Mobility and Quality of Life during End-of-Life Care”, Platform presentation CSM-APTA, San Diego, CA 2013

17. P. Knoop, E Kalil, “Customized Rehabilitation Following Mild Traumatic Brain Injury”, Case Report Research Day, University of Maryland, School of Medicine, Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, Baltimore, MD 2013.

18. R. Rimmer, R. Bay, I. Sadler, E. Kalil, N. Alam, L. French, L. Hansen, K. Foster, D. Caruso, “Gender, Size of Burn and Visible Scarring Appear to Contribute to the Psychological Challenges of Burn-Injured Youth”, Platform presentation American Burn Association annual meeting, Boston, 2014.

19. R. Rimmer, R. Bay, E. Kalil, I. Sadler, N. Alam, L. French, K. Foster, D. Caruso, “A Profile of Burn Camp Volunteers and an Assessment of Participant’s Emotional Intelligence and Self-Compassion”, Platform presentation American Burn Association annual meeting, Boston, 2014.

20. K Joyce, M. Bernard, E. Kalil, “Thoracic Expansion in a Patient with 30% TBSA Burns”, Case Report Research Day, University of Maryland, School of Medicine, Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, Baltimore, MD 2014.

21. A. Kline, E. Kalil, “The Effectiveness of Splint Usage in a Patient with 15% TBSA Burn from an Electrical Injury”, Case Report Research Day, University of Maryland, School of Medicine, Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, Baltimore, MD 2015.

22. R. Rimmer, K. Wise, R. Bay, D. Chacon, L. Hansen, K. Foster, D. Caruso, E. Kalil, L. French, “Body Image Issues in Adolescent Burn survivors- Do Gender, Ethnicity, or TBSA Matter?”, Platform presentation American Burn Association annual meeting, Chicago 2015.

23. R. Rimmer, C. Bay, D. Chacon, L. Hanson, K. Foster, D. Caruso, E. Kalil, L. French, “Stress at School- How Do Burn-injured Youth Compare to the Uninjured Population?”, Platform presentation American Burn Association annual meeting, Chicago 2015.

24. B. Verovsky, E. Kalil, “Grafix, Case Report Research Day, University of Maryland, School of Medicine, Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, Baltimore, MD 2016.

25. J. Frank, D Johnson, E. Kalil, “Identifying and managing the musculoskeletal side effects and secondary complications of acute lymphoblastic leukemia and chemotherapy treatment in an 8-year-old female” Case Report Research Day, University of Maryland, School of Medicine, Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, Baltimore, MD 2016.

26. R. Harper, E. Kalil, “The effects of low grade treadmill training program on physical fitness for child with Rett Syndrome”, Case Report Research Day, University of Maryland, School of Medicine, Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, Baltimore, MD 2016.

27. R. Rimmer, R. Bay, D. Chacon, E. Kalil, K Foster, D. Caruso, “Burn-Injured Girls Report Experiencing Excessive Rates of Shame - An Opportunity for Intervention”, Poster presentation American Burn Association annual meeting, Las Vegas 2016.

 

Awards and Affiliations

Honors and Awards

2001 Alumni of the Year - University of Maryland Baltimore Physical Therapy Alumni Association

2009 Health Care Hero Finalist - Maryland Daily Record

2009 Barbara Knothe Burn Therapist Achievement Award - American Burn Association

2009 Unsung Hero Award - Burn Foundation, Philadelphia E. Kalil 

Professional Activity

Professional Society Memberships

American Physical Therapy Association, 1984 to present

American Burn Association, 1986 to present

American Camp Association, 1993 to present 

 

Administrative Service

Institutional Service

1995 to 2005 Volunteer Faculty University of Maryland School of Medicine, Dept. PTRS

2004 to 2011 Guest Lecturer, Howard University School of Physical Therapy

2010 to 2016 Member, appointed CCC Chair 2012-14, Curriculum Coordinating Committee, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Dept. PTRS

2010 to 2016 Member, Admissions Committee, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Dept. PTRS

2011 Member, Strategic Planning Committee, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Dept. PTRS

2011 Member, Department Efficiency and Effectiveness Project, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Dept. PTRS

2014 to 2016 Member, Required Device Task Force, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Dept. PTRS

2014 to present Member, PTRS Advisory Council, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Dept. PTRS

2015 Member, Strategic Planning Committee- Professional Education Group, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Dept. PTRS

Local and National Service

1989 to 1992 Co-Director, Baltimore Regional Burn Center Foundation Summer Camp

1992 to Present Co-Director/Secretary-Treasurer, Mid-Atlantic Burn Camp Fund

2000 to 2008 Founding member and treasurer, Chair 2009, International Association of Burn Camps

2001 to 2007 Member, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center Community Development Board

2016 to Present Member, Sisters Academy Board of Directors 

 

Teaching Services

Current Teaching Responsibilities in the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program

Lecturer/Lab Assistant, Cognition and Mental Status, Sensation Testing, Balance, Upper Quarter Screen, Lower Quarter Screen, Biomechanics, Practical Exam, Patient Outcomes, DPTE 514 Basic Science Block 3, 59, 1st year DPT students- 47 contact hrs./yr.

Lecturer/Lab Lead/Assistant, Medical Interviewing, Basic Skills, multiple PBAs, Cardiopulmonary Rehab, Wound Care, Burn Rehabilitation, DPTE 520 Medical Issues Block, 64, 2nd year DPT students- 155 contact hrs./yr.

Lecturer/Lab Assistant, Overall Didactic Review, DPTE 530 Clinical Qualifying Measure, 64, 2nd year DPT students- 14 contact hrs./yr.