Interim Dean, College of Nursing and Health Professions
College of Nursing and Health Professions
Three Parkway Building, 7th Floor, MS 7502
Sue Smith, PT, PhD, joined the Drexel faculty in 2004. She has over 40 years clinical experience at a variety of practice sites and over 20 years faculty experience. She primarily teaches in the PhD program in Rehabilitation Sciences. Dr. Smith has served as the principal or co-investigator in 19 funded research proposals. She has presented at local, regional, national, and international meetings and has published in a variety of journals. Dr. Smith has also authored or coauthored several book chapters. In addition, she has served as the major research advisor for over 15 students earning post-professional MS or PhD degrees. Currently she directs the pro bono Osteoporosis Education and Exercise Program at Drexel.
Her clinical, teaching and research focus is orthopedic and geriatric physical therapy with emphasis on quantitative evaluation, spinal pain, osteoporosis and health promotion.