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Christine Eddow, PT, PhD, DPT, OCS, WCS, CHT

Christine Eddow, PT, PhD, DPT, OCS, WCS, CHT

Associate Professor, Department of Physical Therapy Education

College of Health Sciences

Join year: 2010

  • Education

    PhD, Education, Northcentral University, Prescott Valley, Arizona, 2017

    DPT, Physical Therapy, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA, 2003

    MPT, Physical Therapy, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, 1990

    BS, Exercise Science and Physical Education, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, CA, 1986

  • Certification

    Hand Therapy Certification Committee (HTCC): Certified Hand Therapist (CHT)

    American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS): Orthopedic CertifiedSpecialist (OCS)

    American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS): Women's Health Certified Specialist (WCS)

    American Heart Association: Certified BLS Instructor

    National Institute of Health (NIH): Certified in "Protecting Human Research Participants"

    Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI Program): Certified in "Human Subjects Research (HSR)

    Moms in Motion: Certfied Prenatal Fitness Instructor

  • Courses

    PT 5075 Physical Agents and Procedures

    PT 6040 Evaluation and Treatment of Problems of the Cardiovascular and Pulmonary System

    PT 6020 Electrotherapeutic Principles

    PT 8500 Selected Topics

    • Hand Splinting I & II
    • Hand Therapy: Putting it all together
    • Women's Health - Gynecology/Intro to Men's Health
    • Women's Health- Obstretics

    PT 8130 Advanced Differential Diagnosis I (Post Professional)

  • Organizations

    American Physical Therapy Association - Orthopedic, Hand Rehabiliation, Women's Health, Education, and Cardiopulmonary Sections - Member

    Amercian Society of Hand Therapists - Member

  • Committees

    Specialized Academy of Content Experts (SACE) - Appointed to draft items for the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialities (ABPTS) Women's Health Certified Clinical Specialists (WCS) board examiniations - 2 year appointment: 2018 - 2020

    American Society of Hand Therapists Scientific Review and Mentorship Committee - appointed November 2011

    Nominee: Academy of Hand and Upper Extremity Physical Therapy: Nomination Committee-

    WesternU Assessment and Curriculum Committee: 2017 - 2019

    • Chair 2018 - 2019

    WesternU Academic Standards and Policy Committee (Chair: Donna Emanuele; Vice Chair: Shalechia Hunt) 2018 - 2020;

    • served as CHS Representative to the University Academic Standards and Policy Committee and have been assiting in the development of the University Curriculum Committee (UCC)

    WesternU Awards Subcommittee - ongoing

    WesternU Admissions Subcommittee - ongoing

  • Publications

    Clinical Assessment Recommendations, 3rd Edition, American Society of Hand Therapists, Mt. Laurel, New Jersey, 2015; Clinical Reviewer - Chapter 3: Sensibility

    Pending submissions:

    Pudendal neuralgia of insidious onset in a male subject - A retrospective case study: Manuscript prepared for submission to Journal of Women's Health Physical Therapy

    Fabrication and application of a versatile custom orthosis designed for the stiff hand: Manuscript prepared for submission to Journal of Hand Therapy

    A comparison of views regarding hybrid and traditional methods of clinical instruction among physical therapy educators and students: Manuscript prepared for submission to Journal of Physical Therapy Education.