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Sara Kraft

Sara Kraft

Sara Kraft, PT, DPT, NCS, ATP
Associate Professor
Division of Physical Therapy
151-B Rutledge Avenue, MSC
Charleston, SC  29425

Office: B303
843-792-0091
kraftsv@musc.edu

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Education

  • Doctorate of Physical Therapy, Medical University of South Carolina (2008)
  • Masters in Health Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina (1996)
  • BS Physical Therapy, Medical University of South Carolina (1996)
  • BS Biology, College of Charleston (1990-1993)

Areas of Teaching

  • Neuromuscular Examination and Intervention
  • Clinical Reasoning

Recent Grants

  • July 2014 - July 2015  Principal Investigator
    "Evidence in Education and Practice ( CREATOR) Project"
    Interdivisional/Interdepartmental/Intercollege Seed Grant Program
    $6,000
  • July 2013 - July 2014  Co-Principal Investigator
    "iPad Therefore I Can: Assessment of IPads technology at the CARES Therapy clinic"
    Interdivisional/Interdepartmental/Intercollege Seed Grant Program
    $5,000

Recent Publications

  • Wager, K.A., Annan-Coultas, D., Coker-Bolt, P., Seif, G., and Kraft, S. (In press). Interprofessional Partnerships: Implementing an Electronic Health Record in a Student Run Free Clinic. The Journal of Health Administration Education. Winter 2015, 133-147.
  • DiPiro, N.D., Krause, J.S., Saunders, L.L., Brotherton, S., & Kraft, S. (2014). Pain and fatigue as mediators of the relationship between mobility aid usage and depressive symptomatology in ambulatory individuals with spinal cord injury. Spinal Cord. 52, 316-321.
  • Seif GA, Coker-Bolt P, Kraft S, Gonsalves W, Simpson K, Johnson E. (2014). The development of clinical reasoning and interprofessional behaviors: service-learning at a student-run free clinic. Journal of Interprofessional Care 2014.
  • Saunders, L.L., DiPiro, N., Krause, J.S., Brotherton, S., & Kraft, S. (2013). Risk of fall related injuries among ambulatory participants with spinal cord injury. Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation. 19(4), 259-266.
  • Saunders LL, Krause JS, DiPiro ND, Kraft S, Brotherton S. (2013). Ambulation and secondary complications related to devices after spinal cord injury. Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine.
  • Kraft SV, Wise HH, Jacques P, Burik J. (2013). Discharge Planning Simulation: Training the Interprofessional Team for the Future Workplace. Journal of Allied Health, 42(3), 175-181.

Recent Presentations

  • Kraft S, Seif G, Coker-Bolt P, Dean J, Giles A, Woodbury M. "Translating Evidence Into Practice: An Effective Educational Model." Poster presentation. American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting, Feb 2016. Anaheim, CA.
  • Kraft S, Bowden M. "Strength training after Stroke." South Carolina Chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association Annual Spring Conference, May 2015. Greenville, SC.
  • Kraft S, Wager K, Seif G, Coker‐Bolt P, Annan-Coultas D. "The assessment and implementation of an electronic health record in an interprofessional student-run free clinic." Association of Schools for Allied Health Professions (ASAHP) Conference, Oct 2014. Las Vegas, NV.
  • Kraft S; Coker-Bolt P. “Early Power Mobility for Children With Neuromuscular Disorders.” Poster presentation. American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Next Conference, June 2014. Charlotte, NC.
  • Seif, G., Kraft, S., Coker‐Bolt, P., Gonsalves, W., Simpson, K. (2014, May) "Participation in a student run free clinic impacts student clinical reasoning as measured by the self-assessment of clinical reflection and reasoning (SACRR). Institutes of Medicine Global Forum on Innovation in Health Professional Education, May 2014. Washington, DC.
  • Kraft, S., Seif, G., Coker-Bolt, P., Gonsalves, W., Johnson, E. Simpson, K. "The economic impact of a student run free clinic as a safety new provider for uninsured patients." Institutes of Medicine Global Forum on Innovation in Health Professional Education, May 2014. Washington, DC.
  • Kraft S, Seif G, Coker-Bolt P, Simpson K, Johnson E, Gonsalves W. "The Economic Impact Of A Student-Run Free Clinic As A Safety Net Provider For Uninsured Patients." 2013 Annual Association of Schools for Allied Health Professions (ASAHP) Conference, Oct 2013. Orlando, FL.
  • Kraft S, Seif G, Coker-Bolt P, Simpson K, Johnson E, Gonsalves W. "The Development of Clinical Reasoning and Interprofessional Behaviors: Service-Learning at a Student-Run Free Clinic." 2013 ASAHP Conference, Oct 2013. Orlando, FL.
  • Coker-Bolt, P., Gonsalves, W., Simpson, K., Kraft, S., Seif, G., and Johnson, E. “Changes in interprofessional attitudes and clinical reasoning following participation in a student-run free medical clinic.” Collaborating Across Borders VI Conference: Interprofessional Collaboration: Transformative Change from the Classroom to Practice, June 2013 Vancouver, Canada.
  • Kraft S, Seif G, Coker-Bolt P, Simpson K, Johnson E, Gonsalves W. "Innovative Health Care Delivery: How a Student-Run Free Clinic Improved Interprofessionalism, Enhanced Clinical Reasoning, and Saved the Community $800,000 Through Service Learning." American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Annual Conference, June 2013. Salt Lake City, UT.
  • Kraft S, Seif G, Coker-Bolt P, Simpson K, Johnson E, Gonsalves W. “Participation in an interprofessional service learning course and a student run free clinic impacts student clinical reasoning as measured by the Self-Assessment of Clinical Reflection and Reasoning (SACRR).” Poster presentation. APTA Annual Conference, June 2013. Salt Lake City, UT.
  • Saunders L, Krause J, DiPiro N, Brotherton S, Kraft S. "Ambulation and complications related to devices after spinal cord injury." APTA Annual Conference, June 2013. Salt Lake City, UT.
  • Coker-Bolt, P., Gonsalves, W., Kraft, S., Seif, G., & Simpson, K. “Measurement of Student learning and Economic Impact of a Student Run Free Medical Clinic.” American Occupational Therapy Association National Conference and Exposition, Apr 2013. San Diego, CA.

Recent Honors & Awards

  • Commission on Higher Education Commendation of Excellence in Service Learning, 2015
  • College of Health Professions Service Award Nominee, 2015
  • College of Health Professions Service Award Nominee, 2014
  • MUSC Foundations Teacher of the Year Award - Educator-Lecturer Award, 2013
  • APTA Neurology Section Excellence in Neurological Education Award, 2013
  • MUSC College of Health Professions Teacher of the Year Award, 2012
  • MUSC College of Health Professions Teacher of the Year Award, 2011
 
 
 

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