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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

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