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.