Marcie Swift

Associate Professor of Physical Therapy
College of Health and Human Services
Van Ackeren 127

Degrees 

Ph.D. Rehabilitation Science, University of Kansas
M.S. Physical Therapy, University of Kansas
B.S. Life Science, Kansas Sate University

Professional Licensures and Certifications 

Online Instructor Certificate, Rockhurst University - 2018
Fellow, Re-certification, American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy - 2014
Healthcare Educator Certificate, University of Kansas, School of Nursing - 2006
Fellow, American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy - 2003
Manual Therapy Certificate, Kaiser Permanente, PT Residency in Advanced Orthopedic Manual Therapy - 2001
Manual Therapy Certificate, Kaiser Permanente, PT Residency in Advanced Orthopedic Manual Therapy - 2000
Physical Therapist State of Kansas, State of Kansas #11-02408 - 1994
Physical Therapist State of Missouri, State of Missouri #112215 - 1994

Biography 

Marcie Swift, PT, Ph.D., FAAOMPT, is an associate professor and teaches in the orthopedic track of the physical therapy program. Swift received her Master of Science in physical therapy in 1996 and her Ph.D. in rehabilitation sciences in 1997 — both from the University of Kansas. Swift collaborates with other healthcare and community partners to provide inter-professional simulation experiences for nursing and physical therapy students. She investigates evaluation methods of student performance and clinical reasoning, including the use of standardized patients in Objective Structured Clinical Examinations. 

Swift is a graduate of the Kaiser-Hayward Advanced Orthopedic Manual Therapy Fellowship Program in Oakland, California, and is a fellow in the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists. Her primary area of practice has been orthopedic manual physical therapy with a focus on the treatment of patients of all ages with spinal disorders.