Risa Granick, EdD, MPH, PT

Associate Professor of Clinical Physical Therapy and Program Director
rg2135@columbia.edu
Education
EdD Higher Education Administration, Nova Southeastern University
Fellowship in Geriatrics, Center for the Study of Aging, University of Pennsylvania
MPA Health Administration and Planning, New York University
MEd Human Development and Learning, Temple University
BS Physical Therapy, University of Pennsylvania
Professional Expertise
Organization and administration
Curriculum design methodology and evaluation Faculty development.
Project Director: US Department of Education training grants
Reader/consultant and team-leader: Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE)
Consultant in educational methodology to physical therapy programs on a national and international level
Manuscript Reviewer: Journal of Physical Therapy Education, American Physical Therapy Association

Honors and Awards
Award for Leadership in Education, Section for Education, American Physical Therapy Association
Lindback Award for Teaching Excellence, Hahnemann University
Alpha Eta National Honor Society for Health Professionals

Research Interests
Educational administration and methodology
Outcomes assessment research
Cost benefit analysis that correlates students’ clinical education experiences with associated clinical site benefits in today’s health care reimbursement environment

Teaching Responsibilities
Professional Development I and II
Electives (Coordinator)
Capstone Project advisement in education-related issues


Scholarly Productivity
Recent Publications
Kolodny R, Macht-Sliwinski M, Granick R, Morrone T, Turano J. (2006). Clinical mentorship: A precursor to the first full-time clinical experience.

American Physical Therapy Association, Combined Sections Meeting, San Diego, CA. Conference Proceedings.

Recent Presentations
Granick R, Hayes S. Leadership skills for the academic chair (Part II), American Physical Therapy Association, Annual Conference and Exposition, Denver, CO, June 2007.

Granick R, Hayes S. Leadership skills for the academic chair (Part I), American Physical Therapy Association, Annual Conference and Exposition, Orlando, FL, June, 2006.

Kolodny RB, Sliwinski M, Granick R, Turano J, Morrone T. Clinical Mentorship: A precursor to first full-time clinical experience. American Physical Therapy Association, Combined Sections Meeting, San Diego, CA, February, 2006.