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Post-Master's Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study (C.A.G.S.) Health Professions Education

Z. Annette Iglarsh, Ph.D., M.B.A., P.T.

Z. Annette Iglarsh, Ph.D., M.B.A., P.T.

Z. Annette Iglarsh, Ph.D., M.B.A., P.T.

Z. Annette Iglarsh, Ph.D., M.B.A., P.T.
Name
Z. Annette Iglarsh, Ph.D., M.B.A., P.T.
Professor Currently on Sabbatical
Title
Professor of Physical Therapy,Chair of the Department of Physical Therapy, Associate Dean SNHS
Phone
 617-521-2638
Office
300 The Fenway - S-316 Boston, MA 02115USA
Email

About

Dr. Iglarsh joined the faculty at Simmons College in July 2007 as the new Chair of the Physical Therapy Department in the School of Nursing and Health Sciences. She has been an active physical therapist for over 30 years. During this time she has practiced in academic, outpatient, acute, industrial, long-term care, and corporate healthcare settings. She has been elected to numerous state and national American Physical Therapy positions, including two terms as a member of the Board of Directors, and is a member of the Committee on Ethics and Legislation of the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy. Nationally known for her work in leadership, ethics and business management, Dr. Iglarsh has presented over 180 lectures nationally and internationally to healthcare practitioners, professional associations, academicians, students and corporate entities. Her numerous publications include two textbooks. She has completed an NIH/ University of Pittsburg Fellowship in Survival Skills and Ethics, the Summer Institute for Women in Higher Education Administration at Bryn Mawr College and the Bioethics Intensive Institute at the Kennedy Center at Georgetown University. Her scholarly work focuses on Ethics, Responsible Conduct in Research, Leadership and Mentorship.


Education

  • B.S.City College of NY
  • B.S. Physical Therapy Upstate Medical Center
  • MAT Individualized Education, Alaska Methodist University
  • MBA Executive Health Care Management, Loyola College of Maryland
  • Ph.D. Stress Management and Psycho-physiological Medicine, University of Maryland

Peer-reviewed Presentations at Scientific Conferences

  • "Leadership & Ethics", Z. A. Iglarsh, APTA Health Policy and Administration Section, LAMP-A New Beginning: The Institute for Leadership in Physical Therapy, Pittsburgh, PA (2009)
  • "HPA Student and New Professional Forum: Boundary and Practice Violations and Many Other Easy Ways to Sabotage Your Physical Therapy Career", Z. A. Iglarsh, S. Paru, N. Kirsch, APTA Health Policy and Administration Section, Combined Sections Meeting, Las Vegas, NV (2009)
  • "Revving Your Leadership Engine Islander", Z. A. Iglarsh, J. Bezner, J. Wilson, APTA Health Policy and Administration Section, Combined Sections Meeting, Las Vegas, NV (2009)
  • "Revisiting our Professional Generic Abilities: Have They Changed?" Z. A. Iglarsh, W. May, L, Kourtney, APTA Education Section, Combined Sections Meeting, Las Vegas, NV (2009)
  • "Ethics Remediation: What is Out there for PT and What the Literature Says", Z. A. Iglarsh, N. Kirsch, Federation of State Boards Annual Meeting, Minneapolis MN, (2008)
  • "Model practice Act Workshop", Z. A. Iglarsh, Facilitator, Federation of State Boards Annual Meeting, Minneapolis MN, (2008)
  • "Potential Liability of Research in Rehabilitation Clinical Settings, Value of RCR Education", 2008 RCR Education, Instruction and Training Conference, Z. A. Iglarsh, Office of Research Integrity, St. Loius, MN (2008)
  • "Leadership III: Revisited and Applied", Z. A. Iglarsh, M. Sinnott, APTA Health Policy and Administration Section, Combined Sections Meeting, Nashville, TN (2008)
  • "Responsible Conduct in Research Part II", Z. A. Iglarsh, APTA Section on Research, Combined Sections Meeting, Nashville, TN (2008)

Current Research Projects

  • Investigators: Z. Annette Iglarsh PT, PhD & Lynn Foord PT, PhD

    Research Focus: Ethical Behavior

    Title of Study: Development and Assessment of the Use of Video Cases to Teach Ethical Behavior to Doctor of Physical Therapy Students in Problem-Based Seminars

    Research Methods: Video Case Productions and Focus Groups

    Dissemination of Findings: Presentations of Program at American Physical Therapy Association and Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy, submission of manuscript for publication

    Funding Source: Simmons Presidents Research Award