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Susan Smith, PT, DPT, PCS

Smith 15Assistant Professor
School of Physical Therapy
Room 2131


Susan Smith comes to the University of the Incarnate Word from Greenwood, Mississippi where she had been a practicing clinician for over seven years. Originally from Las Vegas, NV, Susan earned her Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences at the University of Nevada, Reno in 2000 and graduated from Creighton University in 2004 with a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. In 2010 Susan became a Certified Pediatric  Clinical Specialist. She taught Anatomy and Physiology at Mississippi Delta Community College from 2005-2011.

Her areas of interest include infant powered mobility, physical activity for children and adults with developmental disabilities and medical outreach. Licensed to practice in Mississippi and Texas.


  • Teaching


    Academic Year 2 Coordinator

    Integrated Pediatric Content

    Professional Critical Self-Reflection Series

  • Service

    School of Physical Therapy




    Profession and Community

  • Scholarship

    Selected past 10 years


    Book Chapters

    Peer-reviewed Publications

    Peer-reviewed Presentations