Jane G Keehan (Jane ), PT, PhD, OCS
 Title: Associate Professor - Clinical
 Dept: Health Sciences
 Office: HS 126
 Phone: 216-687-3832,  440-263-4349
 Email: J.KEEHAN@csuohio.edu
 Address: 2121 Euclid Ave. HS 126, Cleveland, OH 44115

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Research Keywords:
Health Policy ,Administration and Management, Health Literacy, Health Care for Underserved Populations, Emotional Intelligence, DPT Education Population Health
Ph.D., Physical Therapy, Nova Southeastern University, 2012
M.Ed., Exercise Science, Cleveland State University, 1991
B.S., Physical Therapy, Bowling Green State University, 1985
Brief Bio:
My background includes strong clinical experience in musculoskeletal and orthopedic patient treatment as well as evaluation and treatment of the complex patient. I am board certified through the American Physical Therapy Association in Orthopedics. I also have over 15 years experience in management and administration both in the outpatient orthopedic PT owned clinics as well as the hospital setting. I actively treat patients in the urban community who are economically disadvantaged. I have a strong interest in providing pro bono care as an ethical, social,  and professional responsibility. My most current research interests are Population Health and Health Literacy
Honors and Awards:
Golden Apple Award for teaching Fall 2020
Outstanding Physical Therapist for Ohio Physical Therapy Association 2012 (awarded 3-2013)
Leadership Award for Nevada Chapter of APTA, 2005
Service Award for Nevada Chapter of APTA, 2004
Creative and Activities:

Developed the Applied IV Capstone Project along with Dr. Karen McIntyre which emphasized Six Sigma and Lean Six Sigma in Administrative and Management Courses and tie this into the students final project in DPT 886, Applied IV.

I have worked closely with University Hospitals Physical Therapy Residency to create a curriculum regarding teaching for their Orthopedic Physical Therapy residents.
Research Interests:
Population Health and Population based practice in Physical Therapy

Health Literacy and its use in Physical Therapy

Use of interventions and strategies in DPT education to facilitate student self efficacy , success, and overall well being

Perfectionism and Imposter syndrome in DPT students

Emotional Intelligence
Teaching Areas:
Administration and Management in Physical Therapy, DPT 793, DPT 895
Clinical Seminar 6
Clinical teaching at Care Alliance Clinic providing Physical Therapy Services probono
Supervision in the Applied DPT courses DPT 686, DPT 786, 788
Oversees DPT 886 Applied IV, the DPT students final clinical placement before graduation
Course instructor for Clinical Integrations
Electives teaching for DPT 775, Orthopedic Clinical Reasoning
Professional Affiliations:
Member American Physical Therapy Association ( APTA)  1983-present
Member of Orthopedic Section APTA
Member of Health Policy Section APTA
Member of Education Section APTA
Board Certified in Orthopedic Physical Therapy, American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties.
Professional Experience:
2017-present Clinical Associate Professor Doctor of Physical Therapy
2012-fall 2017 Clinical Assistant Professor Doctor of Physical Therapy Program Cleveland State University Full time faculty. Fall semester 2012 to present.
2014-2019 Adjunct Faculty for NEOMED
2006- 2012 Director of Rehab Services, St.John Medical Center Westlake,OH

2011-2012 Part time instructor in DPT program at Cleveland State University.

2005-2006 Staff Physical Therapist, Reno Sport and Spine Institute, Reno, Nevada.

1996-2005 Clinic Manager, Reno Orthopedic Clinic, S.C.O.R. Physical therapy.

1995-1996 Director of Rehab Services, Lodi Community Hospital, Lodi Ohio.

1990-1995 Assistant Director of Physical therapy, Medina General Hospital, Medina Ohio.

1987-1990 Senior Physical Therapist, Brentwood Hospital, Warrenville, Hts, Ohio

1985-1987 Staff Physical Therapist. Mt. Carmel Hospital, Pittsburg, Kansas.

1985 St. John Medical Center. Joplin, Missouri.
University Service:
Member of subcommittee for General Education of UCC 2017-2018
Elected Member of Faculty Affairs for COSHP  2017-2019
Elected member at large for Bargaining Council for AAUP 2017
Elected Member of the UCC    2016-2018
Faculty Member for Reflective Practice with medical students at CSU-NEOMED , M-1 students Fall 2015- Spring 2015
Reflective Practice Leader for M2 students Fall 2015- Spring 2016
Member of Committee to Review Admissions for CSU-NEOMED program Spring 2015
Instructor for CSU Urban Fellows Program Summer 2015.

Member of Workload subcommittee AAUP, Spring 2014.

School of Health Sciences (HSC) service
        Member of Peer Review Committee 2018-present
Member of the Strategic Planning Committee task Force Fall 2014-2019
        Member of Committee for Health Sciences Collaboration with UHHS 2016-present
Member of Search committee for visiting OT professor , Summer 2014
        Participant in numerous faculty searches for positions within HSC: Spring

Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program service:

Elected member of Search Committee for Program Director for the DPT program Fall 2014-Spring 2015
DPT Student Advising for  all DPT Classes
Other DPT Program Service including: weekly DPT program faculty meetings, biannual retreats, assistance with DPT Prestige Speaker Day, Urban Ivy Tea, DPT Orientation (active in both planning and coordination of the events themselves)
Outcomes management for Doctoral Physical Therapy Program. Fall 2013 to 2021. Outcome management committee
Clinical Education Committee  2016-present
Residency Committee 2017-present
Professional Service:
Director 1 for Ohio Physical Therapy BOD 2019-2022
Delegate for the Ohio Chapter of APTA 2014-2017
Reviewer for Education Section for CSM poster and Platform abstract submissions, July 2014-2018
Member of OPTA Research Committee 2013- present
Moderator at Education Leadership Conference APTA, Greenwich CT, for a two hour session in regards to Clinical Education. 2013
Delegate for the Ohio Chapter of APTA 2012-2014
Delegate for the Ohio Chapter of APTA 2009 -2011
President of the Nevada Chapter of APTA 2004-2005
President Elect of the Nevada Chapter of APTA 2002-2004
Community Service:
Provision of pro bono Physical Therapy services at Care Alliance, St. Clair Ave. Cleveland , Ohio

Advisory Committee for UHHS Orthopedic Physical Therapy Residency 2017-present
Research Grants:
FSI Grant : Milidonis M, Keehan J. Co-investigators. ┬┐Improving Mobility through Community Health Clinics for Disadvantaged Individuals.┬┐
$4985.00 Awarded
Awarded March 18, 2019 thru June 1, 2020

FSI Grant May 2015- May 2016: Physical Therapy for Medically Underserved Adults.
Mary Milidonis and Jane Keehan.
Amount: $4989.00