Dr. Lynn Jeffries
Lynn Jeffries, PT, DPT, PhD, PCS is an Associate Professor at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. She is the director of clinical education and teaches pediatric content in the physical and occupational therapy programs and evidenced based practice in the Doctor of Science program. She has been involved in pediatric physical therapy working clinically in many settings (EI, Schools, outpatient, and acute care). She currently is chair of the Practice Committee for the Section of Pediatrics of APTA and has severed in many elected positions within the state association. Dr. Jeffries was a regional coordinator for the Move & PLAY study and is currently co-PI for the PT COUNTS study examining the relationship of student outcomes to school-based physical therapy services and co-investigator for the On Track and Engagement in Pediatric Rehabilitation studies.
Areas of Focus
Pediatric Physical Therapy, Early Intervention, Outcome of children with cerebral palsy, School based physical therapy services
The purpose of the Move & PLAY study was to gain a better understanding of the child, family, and service delivery factors that support the development of movement abilities and participation in self-care, recreation, and play of preschool children with cerebral palsy (CP).