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Julie Pittas, MPT, DPT

Academic Title:

Instructor (Adjunct Faculty I)

Primary Appointment:

Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science

Education and Training


University of Maryland, College Park, Bachelor of Science: Biology, December 2000

University of Maryland, Baltimore, Masters of Physical Therapy, May 2004

University of Maryland, Baltimore, Transitional Doctorate of Physical Therapy, December 2005


Training Positions

Chambersburg Hospital Outpatient Physical Therapy Department, Student Physical Therapist, June-August 2002

Health South Sea Pines Rehabilitation Center, Student Physical Therapist, August-October 2003

University of Maryland Medical Center, Student Physical Therapist, March-April 2004



CPR    1998-current

Certified Brain Injury Specialist (ACBIS)    2008-current



ACTIVE - Physical Therapist, State of Maryland

Research/Clinical Keywords

Physical Therapy, Brain Injury

Highlighted Publications


1. "Basic Clinical Instructor Course" - University of MD Medical Center, August 2010

2. "Cauda Equina Syndrome" - University of MD Medcal Center, 2010

3. "Physical Therapy Evaluation and Treatment of Patients with Severe Acute TBI" - Brain Injury Association of MD Annual Conference 2009

4. "Development and Implemenation of TBI Patient & Family Education Program" - 2007

Clinical Specialty Details


Primarily practice in acute care setting with special emphasis on orthopedic and neurotrauma.

Consistent experience. in evaluation and treatment of patients who have sustained traumatic brain injury or spinal. cord injury.

Professional Activity


American Physical Therapy Association  2001-2005

Brain Injury Association of Maryland   2007-2009



University of Maryland Medical Center - Mentoring of new and seasoned staff in areas of acute care clinical practice with specific emphasis on physical therapy .in thelCU setting and treatment of patients with TBI and SCI.   2008-2010

University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of PTRS, Lab assist for grading of students during acute care competancies.  2010