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Kimberly Morelli, PT, DPT, MTC

Clinical Associate Professor, Program Director    
Education

Doctorate in Physical Therapy
Emory University

Masters in Physical Therapy
Emory University,

Bachelor of Science in Biology
Oglethorpe University

Biography

Courses Taught

  • Gross Anatomy I and II
  • Functional Anatomy I and II
  • PT Interventions III
  • PT Interventions IV
  • PT Management: Musculoskeletal Series I-IV
  • Professional Practice II
  • Clinical Internships I-V
  • PT Elective: Advanced Musculoskeletal
  • Evidence Based Practice II and III

Professional Service Activities

  • Member of the APTA and PTAG
  • Curriculum Committee Chair for Department of Physical Therapy
  • Academic Affairs Committee Chair for Department of Physical Therapy
  • Member of Admissions Committee for Department of Physical Therapy
  • Member of Academic Affairs Committee for Lewis School
  • Member of Interprofessional Education Committee for Lewis School
  • Service with Farmworker Family Health Project annually in Moultrie Georgia

Honors and Awards:

  • Recipient, Carl V. Patton President’s Award for Outstanding University Program 2016. GSU Physical Therapy Community Practice in Nicaragua: An Intensive Study Abroad Program to Explore Cultural Perspectives and Problem- Solving in a Rural Coffee Growing Community, February 2016.

Publications

  • Morelli, K.M.,D. Garcia, L.B. Brown, A.K. Farthing, J.L. Miller, and G.L. Warren. Clinical measures predicting knee extensor muscle activation during a maximal voluntary isometric contraction. J Exerc Sports Orthop 2015; 2(4): 1-10. DOI:
  • Morelli K.M., Carrelli M., Nunez M.A., Smith C.A., Warren G.L. (2015) Addition of hip exercises to treatment of patellofemoral pain syndrome: A meta-analysis. World J Meta-Anal 2015; 3(2): 118-124. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.13105/wjma.v3.i2.118.
  • Chen, Y., Caldwell, M., Dickerhoof, E., Hall, A., Odakura, B., Morelli, K.M., & Fanchiang, H. (2014). Game analysis, validation, and potential application of EyeToy Play and Play 2 to upper-extremity rehabilitation. Rehabilitation Research and Practice. PMID: 25610652. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/279609.
  • Adler, B., Brown, L.B., Morelli, K.M., & Warren, G.L. (2012) Effect of NSAID use on muscle injury: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Sci. Sports Exerc. 44:S566, 2012.