Doctor of Physical Therapy Program Director
Dr. Engelhard earned her BHS in Physical Therapy from the University of Kentucky; a Master’s in Business Administration from Thomas More College and her EdD from the University of Cincinnati. Dr. Engelhard is a tenured, Associate Professor in the Department of Rehabilitation, Exercise, and Nutrition Sciences at the University of Cincinnati. She has a strong clinical and management background in nursing homes, acute rehabilitation, and home health. She currently serves as the Physical Therapy Program Director. She has earned Emeritus status for her Board-Certified Geriatric Clinical Specialist certification, a graduate of the American Physical Therapy Association's Educational Leadership Institute, and a credentialed Clinical Trainer for the APTA Clinical Instructor Credentialing Course.
Bachelor's Degree, University of Kentucky 1990 (Physical Therapy)
Master's Degree, Thomas More College 2002 (Business Administration )
Doctoral Degree, University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH, 2012 (Curriculum and Instruction - Instructional Design and Technology Focus)
1990 -1991 Physical Therapist, Associated Healthfocus, Corpus Christi, TX
1991 -1992 Physical Therapy Offsite Supervisor, Associated Healthfocus, Houston, TX
1992 -1995 Area Director of Physical Therapy, Rehability, Inc (Associated Healthfocus), Houston, TX
1995 -1997 Co-owner, Therapy Alliance, Inc., Houston, TX
1997 -2002 Physical Therapist, HealthSouth Corporation, Edgewood, KY
2002 - Adjunct Professor, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
2002 -2003 Physical Therapist, St. Elizabeth Hospital-Skilled Unit, Covington, KY
2003 -2006 Regional Director of Operations, The Nursing Home Group/In-House Rehabilition Solutions, West Chester, OH
2006 -2013 Assistant Professor, of Clinical, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
2013 -2018 Assistant Professor, Tenure Track, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
2018 -To Present Associate Professor, Tenure, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
Grant: #CCTST Community Health Grant Investigators:Brown, Bethanne; Engelhard, Chalee 01-01-2014 -05-31-2015 Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center CCTST Community Health Grant Role:Collaborator $8,150.00 Awarded Level:Private Non-Profit
Investigators:PI – Anant Kukreti, Co-Is Ken Simonson, Carol Tonge, Chalee Engelhard, Monica Wilkins and Margaret Hanson State of Ohio COFSP: “Diversifying Yield and Retention in Engineering, Sciences and Allied Health Role:Co-Investigator $928,125 Active Type:Grant
Investigators:Christine McCallum, Chalee Engelhard, Donna Applebaum and Valerie Teglia. -12-01-2016 APTA Trends, Issues, and Challenges and the Director of Clinical Education Role:Co-Investigator $10,000 Completed
Grant: #012702 Investigators:Engelhard, Chalee 01-05-2020 -01-04-2021 American Physical Therapy Association Assessing the Director of Clinical Education roles/responsibilities task fit impact: A Delphi study Role:PI $9,187.75 Awarded Level:Private Non-Profit
Engelhard C., Protas D., Stanley R. (1993. )Diurnal Variations in Blood Pressure and Walking Distance in the Elderly. Physical Therapy, 73 (6 ),Author
Engelhard, C and Seo, K (2010. )Abstracts of Current Literature. [Peer commentary on "Past, present, and future trends in teaching clinical skills through web-based learning environments" by Regan J and Youn E] .[Abstract]Journal of Physical Therapy, 24 (3 ),79
Engelhard, C. and Seo, K. (2010. )Abstracts of Current Literature. [Peer commentary on the paper "The replacement of 'paper' cases by interactive online virtual patients in problem-based learning" by Poulton, T., Conradi, E., Kavia, S., and Hilton, S.] .[Abstract]Journal of Physical Therapy , 24 (3 ),80
Peer Reviewed Publications
Seo, K. & Engelhard C. (2014. )Using Constructivist Tri-Dimensional Design Model for Online Continuing Education for Health Care Clinical Faculty .American Journal of Distance Education , ,28 (1 ),1 -12
McCallum CA, Mosher, PD, Howman J, Engelhard C, Euype S, Cook CE (2014. )Development of Regional Care Networks for the administration of physical therapist clinical education .Journal of Physical Therapy Education , ,21 (3 ),39 -47
Engelhard C, Seo K (2015. )Assessing the Effectiveness of a Clinical Instructor Online Training Module as Measured by Student Perception and Sustained Best Practices. In press .Journal of Allied Health, ,44 (1 ),17-24
Engelhard, Chalee; Seo, Kay Kyeong-Ju (2015. )Assessing the effectiveness of a clinical instructor online training module as measured by student perception and sustained best practices. Journal of allied health, ,44 (1 ),17-24
Cook, Chad E; Landry, Michel D; Covington, Jeffrey Kyle; McCallum, Christine; Engelhard, Chalee (2015. )BMC medical education, ,15 ,148
Cook, Chad; Engelhard, Chalee; Landry, Michel D; McCallum, Christine (2015. )Journal of educational evaluation for health professions, ,12 ,44
Allsbrook, Katlin; Atzinger, Carrie; He, Hua; Engelhard, Chalee; Yager, Geoffrey; Wusik, Katie (2016. )Journal of genetic counseling, ,
Covington, Kyle; McCallum, Christine; Engelhard, Chalee; Landry, Michel D; Cook, Chad (2016. )Do Differences in Programmatic Resource Investments Result in Different 3-Year Pass Rates on the U.S. National Physical Therapy Examination? .Journal of allied health, ,45 (1 ),27-32
Riley, Sean P; Covington, Kyle; Landry, Michel D; McCallum, Christine; Engelhard, Chalee; Cook, Chad E (2016. )Journal of educational evaluation for health professions, ,13 ,17
Engelhard, Chalee; Leugers, Rebecca; Stephan, Jenna (2016. )Journal of educational evaluation for health professions, ,13 ,26
Engelhard C, Brown, B, Lonneman W, Warner, D, Kishigawa, A (2018. ).Journal of Interprofessional Education and Practice., ,10 ,76
Engelhard C, McCallum C, Applebaum D, Teglia V. (2018. )Development of an Innovative Taxonomy and Matrix through Examination of the Director of Clinical Education Roles and Responsibilities .Journal of Physical Therapy Education, ,
McCallum C, Engelhard C, McCallum C, Applebaum D, Teglia V. (2018. )Trends, issues and challenges and the Director of Clinical Education: preparing for a new direction in physical therapist clinical education .Journal of Physical Therapy Education, ,
Howman J, Wilkinson T, Engelhard C, Applebaum D. (2018. )Collaborations in Clinical Education: Coordinating Top-Down and Bottom-Up Efforts to Advance Best Practices in Physical Therapist Education .Journal of Allied Health, ,
Brown B, Engelhard C, Lonneman W, Warner, D. (2018. )All together now: health professions students as health coaches within a diabetes self-management program in an urban, underserved clinic .Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning, ,10 (12 ),
Holder A, Engelhard C, Oriolo V, Versteeg M, Kallen E, Riggs M. (2014. )Cincinnati VA Medical Center and University of Cincinnati postprofessional residency in geriatric physical therapy partnering in collaborative care. .Gerinotes, 21 (3 ),20
Zoretic B, Kolena E, Thomas M, Engelhard C, Smith R. (2015. )From Ohio to Quintana Roo, a Reflection on Service Learning by DPT Students from the University of Cincinnati. Gerinotes, 21 (4 ),21
Seo, K., Pellegrino, D., & Engelhard, C. (2012. )Designing Problem-Driven Instruction with Online Social Media .Charlotte, NC ,Information Age
Engelhard, C. & Seo, K. (2012 )Going from Obsolete to Innovative: Empowering Problem-Based Learning with Online Social Media Designing Problem-Driven Instruction with Online Social Media .(pp. 3-19).Charlotte, NC,Information Age
Hall,W., Arndt, A., Engelhard, C., Ramsey, M. & Vogt, S. (2008. )The "E" Also Stands for "Existing: E-Portfolio Development Using the Tools at Hand-Co-Presenter; Talking Poins: Students Panel Weighs in on E-Portfolio Use-Co-Panelist .Ohio Learning Network Conference , Columbus, OH.
Engelhard, C. &Seo K. (2009. )Raising the Bar: Providing Clinical Educators with Quality Web-based Training Resources .Round table Presentation at AECT International Conference, Lousiville, KY.
Engelhard, C. & Seo, K. (2011. )Constructing Successful Outcomes with the Challenging Student .Platform presentation at the Educational Leadership Conference, Clearwater Beach, FL.
Seo, K. & Engelhard, C. (2013. )Integrating Web-based Resources into Clinical Educaton and Practice .Ohio Physical Therapy Association, Columbus.
McCallum, C, Engelhard C, & CookC (2015. )Do different clinical education models lead to differences in 1st time and ultimate pass rates among CAPTE accredited programs? .Platform presentation at Combined Sections Meeting- APTA, Indianapolis, IN.
(2011. )Managing the Challenging Student .Mercy Fairfield, Cincinnati, OH.
(2014. )Exploring Today's Student Characteristics and Incorporating Successful Teaching Tools .Annual CSC Symposium, Cincinnati, OH.
(2014. )Challenging Situations in Supervision .Cincinnati Genetic Counseling Supervision Conference- Cincinnati Children's Hospital, Cincinnati, OH.
Engelhard C, Both A, Apke T, McCallum C, Pollacek A. (2016. )In the Pursuit of Excellence: Reframing Your Clinical Education Program. Educational session at Educational Leadership .ELC, Phoenix. Level:National
Doherty M, Engelhard C, Banks A, Dages J. (2016. )Impact of an interprofessional experience on student collaborative competencies in a pain management clinic. .ASAHP, New Orleans, LA. Level:National
Boone, X, Engelhard C, Ryan M, McCormick K (2016. )Global Health Interprofessional Teamwork and Service Learning. .Midwest Global Health Conference, Lexington, KY. Level:Regional
McCallum C, Engelhard C, Applebaum D, Teglia V. (2017. )Trends, Issues and Challenges and the Director of Clinical Education: Preparing for a New Direction in Physical Therapist Clinical Education. CSM, San Antonio, TX. Level:National
Engelhard C, McCallum C, Applebaum D, Teglia V. (2018. )Development of an Innovative Taxonomy through Investigation of the Director of Clinical Education Roles and Responsibilities .CSM, New Orleans, LA. Level:National
Engelhard C. and Banks, A. (2018. ) Impact of an interprofessional experience on student collaborative competencies. .CAHS Annual Symopsium, Cincinnati, OH. Level:University
Engelhard C, McCallum C, Applebaum D, Teglia V. (2018. )The rising phoenix in academic physical therapy: revelations about clinical education .Educational Leadership Conference, Jacksonville, Florida. Level:National
Seo, K. & Engelhard C. (2013. )Make it 3D!: A New Online Paradigm for Continuing Professional Develoment of Clinical Instructors .Poster presentation at E-Learn 2013- World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education, Las Vegas, NV. .
Engelhard, C. & Seo, K. (2014. )Identifying and Maintaining Clinical Instructors (CIs) Best Practices Measured Through Student Preceptions and CI Practice .Poster presentation at Combined Sections, Las Vegas, NV. .
Darnell M, Goad A, Leugers R & Engelhard C. (2015. )Can certain admission variables be predictors in academic success in a Doctor of Physical Therapy program? .APTA - Combined Sections, Indianapolis, IN. .
Engelhard C, McCallum C, & Cook C. (2015. )). Using evidence to support curricular change in Physical Therapy programs. Interactive poster presentation .Lily Conference, Oxford, OH. .Level:International
Leugers R, Engelhard C, Stephan J, Tran A (2016. )The effectiveness of letters of recommendation and pre admission data to predict students who will have a professional behavior intervention during a clinical rotation .NEXT, Nashville, TN. .Level:National
Engelhard C, McCallum C (2016. )A description of current curricular design models used in physical therapy clinical education and their relationship to pass rates on the National Physical Therapy Examination. NEXT, Nashville, TN. .Level:National
Engelhard C, Leugers, R, Ambrose S, Murphy C. (2018. )Innovative Clinical Faculty Development: A Strategic Roadmap to Change Attitudes, Beliefs and Adoption of the Clinical Collaborative Model. CSM, New Orleans, LA. .Level:National
Brown B, Engelhard C, Lonneman W, Kishigawa A, Warner D. (2018. )The implementation and assessment of health professions students as health coaches within a DSME program. .AADE, Baltimore, MD. .Level:National
1997 Geriatric Certified Specialist American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS)
2007 Credentialed Clinical Instructor American Physical Therapy Association
2007 Board Certified Geriatric Specialist Renewed Geriatric Specialist status. American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties Status:Recipient Level:National
2008 Credentialed Trainer for the APTA Clinical Instructor Education and Credentialing Program
2009 College of Allied Health Sciences Service Award
2013 College of Allied Health Sciences Innovative Use of Technology in Teaching Award
2018 Distinguished Physical Therapy Educator Award, University of Mount Saint Joseph Status:Recipient Level:University Type:Recognition
(Advisor , Physical Therapy students )2006 -To Present
(Member, PTA Advisory Board )2009 -To Present
(Academic Director, VAMC Cincinnati- Geriatric Residency )2012 -To Present
(Member, Price Hill Clinic Interprofessional Team )2013 -To Present
(Facilitator, CAHS Mid-Collegiate Touch Point )2014
American Council of Academic Physical Therapy (National Consortium for Clinical Educators )Secretary Type:Service to Professional Associations Level:National 2015 -2018
American Council of Academic Physical Therapy (Payment for Clinical Education Taskforce )Member Type:Service to Professional Associations Level:National 2016 -2019
Geriatrics, Physical Therapy, curricular design, qualitative research, clinical education
1988 -To Present: American Physical Therapy Association
1990 -1997: Texas Chapter-American Physical Therapy Association
1997 -To Present: Kentucky Chapter-American Physical Therapy Association
2007 -To Present: Ohio Chapter - American Physical Therapy Association
Education Section-American Physical Therapy Association
Geriatric Section-American Physical Therapy Association
1998 -2002: Secretary Kentucky Chapter, American Physical Therapy Association,
1999 -To Present: Annual Volunteer Erlanger Lions Club, Kentucky
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