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Kaitlin Liese, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist

 

 

Dr. Liese lives with her husband, daughter, and 3 rescue dogs in Richmond, RI.  She has been employed by Shoreline Physical Therapy since December 2014.  

Education: Kaitlin received her doctorate of physical therapy from the University of Rhode Island in June 2014.  She has a B.S. in Kinesiology from the University of Rhode Island and a B.S. in Communications from Eastern Connecticut State University.  

Graduate School Clinical Experience:  100 hours in hospital-based PT program at Christian Medical College & Hospital, Vellore, India; 480 hours of adult rehabilitation at Norwichtown Rehabilitation & Care Center, CT; 670 hours of outpatient rehabilitation at Independence Physical Therapy and Shoreline Physical Therapy; and 320 hours pediatric physical therapy at Groton Public Schools in CT and Providence Public Schools in RI.

Volunteer Work:  Special Olympics FUNFitness (2015, 2011); Exercise group for senior citizens, particularly women at risk for osteoporosis (2013, 2012); Exercise Group for persons with Parkinson’s disease (2013).  

Other Interests: Kaitlin is actively involved in USA Gymnastics as a judge and gymnastics instructor to children of all ages.  In addition to gymnastics, she enjoys running, hiking, and spending time with her family.

Qualifications:

·        B.S. in Kinesiology, University of Rhode Island (2008)

·        DPT, University of Rhode Island (2014)

·        Member of American Physical Therapy Association, Rhode Island Chapter

Continuing Education:

·        Therapies In the Schools- Framingham, MA (November 2015)

·        Physical Therapy Management of Children with Cancer- Colleen Coulter-O’Berry, PT, DPT, PhD; Kirsten Ness, PT, MA, MPH; Durga Aman Shah, PT, DPT, PCS; Claire McCarthy, PT (October 2014)

·        Gender Differences Among Athletes and the Effect on Risk of Injury- Jeffrey Kawaguchi, PT, PhD, ATC (October 2014)

·        Aquatics Therapy- Patricia O’Leary, MSPT and Bill Shaughnessy, MS, PT (September 2011)

 

 

 

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