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Cheryl Hickey, MPT, MS, EdD

Associate Professor

Educational Background

M.S. Counseling-emphasis in higher education, California State University, Fresno, 2007
Ed.D. Doctorate of Education, University of Davis and California State University, Fresno, 2001
M.P.T. Physical Therapy, California State University, Fresno, 1995
B.S. Physical Therapy, California State University, Fresno, 1993

Honors and Awards (Recent)

  • 2013: Nominated Fresno State Advisor of the Year Award
  • 2012: Awarded Fresno State Advisor of the Year Award
  • 2010: Nominated Fresno State Advisor of the Year Award

Courses Taught (entry-level DPT)

  • PhTh 512: Applied Pathophysiology for PT
  • PhTh 526: Electrophysiologic Approaches to Patient Care
  • PhTh 533: Functional Kinesiology for PT (co-teacher)
  • PhTh 592: Clinical Teaching and Mentoring
  • PhTh 593: Professional Colloquium I
  • PhTh 594: Professional Colloquium II
  • PhTh 597: Evidence Based Practice in PT
  • PhTh 598: Doctoral Project

Scholarly Activities

Recent Peer-Reviewed Publications

Hickey CJ, Pinzon-Perez H. (2014).  Retrospective analysis of language-related cultural disparity trends in acute rehabilitation: Implications for health communication, SALUD UNINORTE,  29 (2), 201-213.

Hickey CJ (2013). Physical Therapists' Perceptions Regarding Language and Language-Related Barriers in Clinical Settings, Physical Therapy Journal of Policy, Administration, and Leadership, 12 (3), 1-12.

Book Chapters

Hickey CJ, Thrash J. chapter- Evidence-based Strategies for Addressing Language Disparities in Patient Care: Establishing Successful Outcomes. Culture and Occupation: Effectiveness in Practice, Education, and Research, AOTA Press. To be released 2015.

Hickey CJ, Guerra C.  Natural Complimentary and Alternative Medicine Modalities, Ch 3 to be released 2015. Jossey-Bass.

Guerra C & Hickey CJ.  Natural Complimentary and Alternative Medicine Modalities, Ch 13 to be released 2015. Jossey-Bass

Recent Abstracts

An evidence Based Review of Optimal Rehabilitation Following ACL Reconstruction: Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation Training vs. Traditional Strength Training Alone,California State Chapter Conference, Santa Clara, CA, September 28-29, 2012

Multivariate Isokinetic Analysis of Forearm Supination and Pronation and the Effect of Upper Extremity Positional Change  California State Chapter Conference, Santa Clara, CA, September 28-29, 2012

A Proposed Multidimensional Educational Model Utilizing Current Cultural Competency Theory and Contextual Experiences, California Chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association State Conference, Long Beach, CA, September 15-16, 2011.

Musculoskeletal Complaints Related To Notebook Computer Use: An Analysis Using the Modified Boston University Computer And Health Survey For A California State University, Fresno Student Sample, California Chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association State Conference, Long Beach, CA, September 15-16, 2011

Recent Peer Reviewed Scientific & Professional Publications/Presentations

Date Publication / Presentation

February 2014

National Combined Sections American Physical Therapy Association, Las Vegas, NV (poster)

 February 2012

 National Combined Sections American Physical Therapy Association, Las Vegas, NV (poster) 

September 2011

California Chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association State Conference, Long Beach, CA

 April 2010

College of Health and Human Services Spring Research Showcase  (poster)

February 2010

National Combined Sections American Physical Therapy Association, San Diego, CA (podium poster presentation)

 April 2009

 College of Health and Human Services Spring Research Showcase (poster)

 October 2009

 California Physical Therapy Association- State conference, Pasadena, CA (podium) 

Professional Interests/Activities 

Services (Recent)

  • University: Member, President's Committee on Disabilities, 2010-present
  • College: Chair College of Health and Human Services International Committee, 2011-present; Member since 2010
  • College: Member, College of Health and Human Services Research Committee, 2009-present; Chair (2010) 
  • College: Member, College of Health and Human Services Technology Committee
  • College: Dept Representative, College Centennial Committee, 2010
  • Department: Chair, Personnel Committee
  • Department: Member, Mentoring Committee
  • Department: Member, Curriculum Committee
  • Department: Member, Outcomes Committee
  • Department: Member, Department Research Affairs IRB
  • Community: Attends multiple high school career fairs throughout the year
  • Professional: Member, American Physical Therapy Association
  • Professional: Member, California Chapter of APTA
  • Professional: Member, APTA Health Policies & Administration Section
  • Professional: Member, Text and Academic Authors Association

 

 

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