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Julia Chevan

  • PT, PhD, MPH, OCS
  • Professor of Physical Therapy
  • Springfield College
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Recent publications

  • The physical therapist informatician as an enabler of capacity in a data-driven environment: an administrative case report.

    • Daley K
    • Krushel D
    • Chevan J
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  • Leadership Development of Rehabilitation Professionals in a Low-Resource Country: A Transformational Leadership, Project-Based Model.

    • Pascal M
    • Mann M
    • Dunleavy K
    • et al.
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Professional experience

Professor of Physical Therapy

Springfield College

September 2008 - Present



Virginia Commonwealth University, Medical College of Virgnia

July 2001 - May 2006(5 years)


Quinnipiac University

September 1993 - May 1995(2 years)


University of Massachusetts - Amherst

September 1985 - January 1989(3 years)


Boston University

September 1980 - May 1985(5 years)

Research interests


Julia Chevan graduated with a BS degree in physical therapy from Boston University in 1985. Since that time, she has worked in a variety of clinical settings mostly focused on providing care for patients with orthopedic problems. In 1993 she joined the faculty of Springfield College where she now serves as Professor and Chair in the Department of Physical Therapy. Julia is a board certified clinical specialist in orthopedic physical therapy through the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties and has passed the credentialing examination with the McKenzie Institute. Her academic background includes advanced degrees in public health from the University of Massachusetts, in orthopedic physical therapy from Quinnipiac University and a doctoral degree in health studies from Virginia Commonwealth University. Julia’s research interests have drawn her into examining health services issues related to the care of persons with low back and neck pain. In addition to her professional life Julia is the mother and soccer coach for two young children who can almost run faster than she can.

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