Clinical Podcast: Hybrid Learning and the Future of DPT Education | Kendra Gagnon

This week, we’re welcoming Dr. Kendra Gagnon to the Clinical Podcast! A pediatric physical therapist by trade, Kendra is the Director of Student Affairs at Baylor University and the co-director of the Hybrid Learning certificate from Evidence In Motion. She discusses her passion for hybrid learning, what hybrid education means for DPT programs, and why this model has proven to be successful.

Dr. Gagnon is a pediatric physical therapist and has practiced in early intervention and school-based settings in North Carolina, Kansas, and Missouri. Her passion is working with children and their families and teachers to provide early movement opportunities in “real-world” environments – home, school, and community. Dr. Gagnon is active in the Academy of Pediatric Physical Therapy (APPT) and currently serves as Chair of the APPT Communications Committee. Her primary research interests include using enriched natural environments to promote social mobility, as well as the impact of new technologies on health care education and practice. She has served as a presenter at national conferences such as the APTA Combined Section Meeting, Educational Leadership Conference, and APPT Annual Conference. Her work appears in several peer-reviewed journals including Physical Therapy, Advances in Neonatal Care, Journal of Allied Health, and Physical and Occupational Therapy in Pediatrics.

LINKS:

Email – [email protected]

Twitter – @KendraPedPT

Twitter – @EIMTeam

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