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Kimberly Silverman, PT

Physical Therapist
Clinical Instructor - Kinesiology Department
Academic Office Location:
Rehabilitation Services
UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030
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Kimberly Silverman has practiced physical therapy for more than 24 years in multiple settings, specializing in treatment of the acute care population. She is currently a rehabilitation supervisor of UConn Health’s Inpatient Rehab Department. Kim, in partnership with the Research Safety Department, has been instrumental in creating and sustaining the hospital’s Safe Patient Handling Program. As a member of the DPT Advisory Committee, Kim contributed to the design and implementation of the existing Acute Care Practicum for UConn’s DPT students. Kim is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the Association of Safe Patient Handling. 

Education
DegreeInstitutionMajor
B.S.University of ConnecticutPhysical Therapy
M.Sc.Northeastern UniversityLeadership/Health Care Management

Awards
Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
Touchstone Service AwardUConn Health
Clinical Educator of the Year 2012New England Consortium of Academic Coordinators of Clinical Health