Dr. Rebecca Craik
Dean of the College of Health Sciences
Professor of Physical Therapy
Rebecca Craik, PT, Ph.D., FAPTA, is currently the Editor in Chief of
Physical Therapy, the official publication of the American Physical
Therapy Association. Her research interests are focused in the area of
motor control, aging, and recovery following nervous system injury. Her
research has been supported by over 25 grants from sources including the
National Institutes of Health, National Science Foundation, and
Foundation for Physical Therapy. She is the Recipient of the Mary
McMillan Lecture Award in 2005 for outstanding contributions to the
profession of physical therapy, 1997 Arcadia Professor of the Year, 1995
Fellow of the APTA plus 13 additional awards for achievement in
education and research.
- Craik RL. Duty, Honor, Country. Physical Therapy 2013; 93:1158-1159.
- Craik RL. Acute care physical therapist practice: it's come a long way. Physical Therapy 2012 Dec;92(12):1482-3.
- Craikcast: The Editor in Chief's take on each issue of Physical Therapy (podcasts for each month from September 2011 – current)
- Alley D, Hicks G, et al. Meaningful Improvement in Gait Speed in Hip Fracture Recovery. Journal of American Geriatric Society, 2011;59(9):1650-7.
- Thrush A, Pennypacker M, Schmidt A. Validity of the StepWatch Step
Activity Monitor: Preliminary Findings for Use in Persons with Parkinson
Disease and Multiple Sclerosis. Journal of American Geriatric Society, 2011;34:41-45.
- Sullivan-Marx EM, Mangione K, Ackerson T, Sidirov I, Maislin G,
Volpe S, Craik RL Exercise for LIFE” Program: Translating Science to
Improve Health for Older African-American Women. The Gerontologist 2011;51(S1):373-381.
- Goldstein MS, Scalzitti DA, Bohmert JA, Brennan GP, Craik RL,
Delitto A, et al. Vitalizing Practice through Research and Research
through Practice: The Outcomes of a Conference to Enhance Delivery of
Care. Physical Therapy 2011; 91:1275-1284.
National Institutes of Health, Southeast Pennsylvania Area Health
Care Center, Pennsylvania Department of Health CURE, Pennsylvania
Department of Health, The Aaron Family Grant, Magistro Family
College of Health Sciences
Grey Towers Castle, 1st Flr.