Joan Darbee PT, PhD

Lecturer, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Division of Physical Therapy

Dr. Darbee has been a faculty member in the Division of Physical Therapy at the University of Kentucky since 2000. Dr. Darbee received her B.S. in Physical Therapy in 1973 from the University of Pittsburgh and her M.S. in Physical Therapy in 1983 from Boston University. In 2000 she received her Ph.D. in Exercise Science from the State University of New York at Buffalo in 2000.

Educational Focus

Doctor of Physical Therapy
  • Foundational Skills in Physical Therapy
  • Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy
  • Pathology and Clinical Application
  • Management of Neurological Systems (Spinal Cord Injury)
  • Special Elective: Hippotherapy
  • Special Elective: Exercise Physiology
  • Diagnosis and Management of the Complex Patient I & II
  • Research: Analysis and Outcomes
Transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy
  • Evidence Based Practice
  • Complex Patient
  • Exercise Physiology

Research / Scholarship

  • Acute care education
  • Airway clearance

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Joan Darbee, Ph.D.

Joan Darbee PT, PhD
Senior Lecturer, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Division of Physical Therapy
darbee@uky.edu

Room 204B Wethington Building
900 South Limestone Street
Lexington, Kentucky 40536-0200
(859) 218-0590
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