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Julie Pittas, MPT, DPT

Academic Title:

Instructor (Adjunct Faculty I)

Primary Appointment:

Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science

Education and Training

EDUCATION

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

 

CERTIFICATION

CPR    1998-current

Certified Brain Injury Specialist (ACBIS)    2008-current

 

MEDICAL LlCENSURES

ACTIVE - Physical Therapist, State of Maryland

Research/Clinical Keywords

Physical Therapy, Brain Injury

Highlighted Publications

PROFFERED COMMUNICATIONS

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

CLINICAL ACTIVITIES

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

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETY MEMBERSHIPS

American Physical Therapy Association  2001-2005

Brain Injury Association of Maryland   2007-2009

 

TEACHING SERVICES

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