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K. Jackson Thomas

K. Jackson Thomas, PT, EdD

K. Jackson Thomas, PT, EdD
Professor
Division of Physical Therapy
151-B Rutledge Avenue, MSC 962
Charleston, SC 29425

Office: B341
843-792-4426

thomaskj@musc.edu

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Education

  • BS Physical Therapy, University of Central Arkansas (1987)
  • EdD Higher Education, College Teaching, University of Arkansas (1985)
  • MS Zoology - Anatomy/Physiology, University of Arkansas (1972)
  • BA Biology, Hendrix College (1968)

Areas of Teaching

  • Anatomy
  • Clinical Reasoning
  • Medical Imaging
  • Transforming Health Care for the Future

Research Interests

  • Non-traditional teaching methods for laboratory gross anatomy
  • Exercise and aging
  • Physical activity programs and physical activity behaviors among individuals with spinal cord injury

Recent Publications

  • Middaugh S, Thomas KJ, Smith AR, McFall TL, Klingmueller J. (2013). EMG Biofeedback and Exercise for Treatment of Cervical and Shoulder Pain in Individuals with a Spinal Cord Injury. Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation. 19;311-322.

Recent Presentations

  • Sword, D.O., Thomas, K.J., Wise, H.H., Brown, D. "A simplified method for evaluating cardiopulmonary auscultation skills in physical therapy students." Poster presentation. APTA Education Section Leadership Conference, Oct 2014. Kansas City, KS.

Recent Honors & Awards

  • MUSC Health Sciences Foundation Teaching Excellence Award—Educator-Lecturer Nominee, 2014
  • MUSC Health Sciences Foundation Teaching Excellence Award—Educator-Lecturer Nominee, 2013
  • College of Health Professions Anesthesia for Nurses Outstanding Didactic Instructor Award, 2012
  • MUSC Health Sciences Foundation Teaching Excellence Award—Educator-Lecturer Nominee, 2011
  • MUSC College of Health Professions Teacher of the Year, 2011
  • American Physical Therapy Association Dorothy Baethke-Eleanor J. Carlin Award for Excellence in Academic Teaching, 2011
  • College of Health Professions Anesthesia for Nurses Outstanding Didactic Instructor Award, 2010
  • MUSC Health Sciences Foundation Teaching Excellence Award—Educator-Mentor Nominee, 2009
  • College of Health Professions Anesthesia for Nurses Outstanding Didactic Instructor Award, 2009
  • MUSC Board of Trustees MUSC Master Teacher, 2007
  • College of Health Professions Anesthesia for Nurses Outstanding Didactic Instructor Award, 2006
  • MUSC Health Sciences Foundation Teaching Excellence Award—Educator-Mentor Nominee, 2006
  • MUSC Health Sciences Foundation Distinguished Faculty Service Award, 2006
 
 
 

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