Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University
Jefferson College of Health Professions
Department of Physical Therapy

Hunter, Louis N.

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Louis N. Hunter, PT, DPT

Contact Dr. Hunter

901 Walnut Street
Room 513
Philadelphia, PA 19107

(215) 503-6017
(215) 503-3499 fax

Education

BS Health Studies, Boston University
MS Physical Therapy, Boston University
DPT Physical Therapy, MGH Institute of Health Professions

Certifications/Specialization

APTA Clinical Instructor Certification

University Appointment

Assistant Professor
Director of Experiential Learning and Global Initiatives 

Research and Clinical Interests

Pediatric Physical Therapy with focus on Neurologic Populations
Integrated Clinical Experience (ICE)
Community-Based Rehabilitation for Underserved Populations
Local and International Interprofessional Service-Learning
Global Health Education and Training for Healthcare Professionals

Presentations (peer reviewed)

Pilling LB, Bogen J, Hunter LN, Simmons R, Leon N, Plumb JD, Derman RJ.  Building Interprofessional Global Health Infrastructure at a University and Health System: Navigating Challenges and Scaling Successes.  Poster presentation at the 8th Annual Global Health Conference of the Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH); 2017 April 6th-9th; Washington, DC.

Bilski L, Clancy K, Dean V, Melfi D, Reardon K, Hunter LN. Application of Dual Task Performance in Pediatrics and Adults with Traumatic Brain Injury: A Systematic Review.  Poster presentation at the Brain Injury Association of Pennsylvania (BIAPA) Annual Conference; 2016 June 26th-28th; Lancaster, PA.

Leon, N, Hunter, LN, Plumb J, Simmons R, Pilling LB.  Engaging Your Students in Global Health Education and Practice Experiences Built into Your Curriculum.  Oral presentation at the 8th Annual Jefferson Faculty Days; 2016 June 14th-15th; Philadelphia, PA.

DelSanto S, Endriss K, Kirby B, Larson J, Warren K, Hunter LN.  The Feasibility of Improving Global Health Utilizing Service-Learning and Pro Bono Physical Therapy: A Systematic Review.  Poster presentation at the Annual Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA); 2016 February 17th-20th; Anaheim, CA.

Kern SB, Hunter LN, Marino R, Duff SV, Berzins D, Riekena H, Andrews M, Skaria J, Turoff D, Lenzo A, Nelson K.  Understanding the Healthcare Needs of Individuals Aging with Spinal Cord Injury.  Poster presentation at the Annual Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA); 2016 February 17th-20th; Anaheim, CA.               

Kern SB, Hunter LN, Marino R, Duff SV, Berzins D, Riekena H, Andrews M, Skaria J, Turoff D, Lenzo A, Alderfer J, Nelson K.  Understanding the Healthcare Needs of Individuals Aging with Spinal Cord Injury.  Poster presentation at the 4th International Spinal Cord Society (ISCoS) and American Spinal Injury Association (ASIA) Joint Scientific Meeting; 2015 May 14th-16th; Montreal, Canada.

Plumb J, Leon N, Hunter LN, Ankeny ML, Plumb E, Pilling LB.  The Global Health “Interactive Curricula Experience (iCE) Platform & App”: Technology that Enables Inter-professional Innovation.  Oral presentation at the 143rd Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association (APHA); 2015 October 31st-November 4th; Chicago, IL.

Pilling LB, Ankeny ML, Earle A, Plumb J, Plumb EJ, Hunter LN, Bogen J, Leon N.  The Global Health “Interactive Curricula Experience (iCE) Platform & App”: Technology that Enables Inter-professional Innovation.  Poster presentation at the 6th Annual Global Health Conference of the Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH); 2015 March 26th-28th; Boston, MA.

Kurth L, deArmas, E, Warmpole C, Abud A, Lenzo, Pilling L, Hunter, LN, Leon N.  Ebola Prevention to Recovery: A Student-to-Student Social Media Campaign.  Poster presentation at the 6th Annual Global Health Conference of the Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH); 2015 March 26th-28th; Boston, MA.                                            

Mount J, DeLaurentis R, Edger T, Henninger M, Kozitzky B, Whitely M, Hunter LN.  Effect of Treadmill Training versus Conventional Physical Therapy on Gait in People with Parkinson’s Disease: A Systematic Review of the Literature.  Poster presentation at the Annual Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA); 2013 January 21-24; San Diego, California.

Barakat N, Mohamed FB, Hunter L, Shah P, Faro SH, Samdani AF, Finsterbusch J, Betz R, Gaughan J, Mulcahey MJ.  Diffusion Tensor Imaging of the Normal Pediatric Spinal Cord Using an Inner Field of View Echo-Planar Imaging Sequence.  Oral presentation at the 50th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR); 2012 April 21-26; New York, New York.

Middleton DM, Mohamed FB, Barakat N, Hunter LN, Finsterbusch J, Faro SH, Shah P, Samdani A, Mulcahey MJ.  Evaluation of Motion Correction Methods for Pediatric Spinal Cord Diffusion Tensor Imaging in Normals and Patients with Spinal Cord Injury.  Oral presentation at the 50th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR); 2012 April 21-26; New York, New York.

Barakat N, Middleton D, Hunter L, Finsterbusch J, Faro S, Mulcahey M,
Samdani A, Mohamed F. An investigation of motion correction algorithms for pediatric spinal cord DTI in normals and patients with SCI. Poster session presented at: 19th Annual Conference of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM); 2011 May 7-13; Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Barakat, Hunter L, Finsterbusch J, Gaughan J, Samdani A, Mulcahey M, Betz R, Faro S, Mohamed F. Diffusion tensor imaging of the pediatric spinal cord using an inner-FoV EPI pulse sequence in normals and patients with SCI. Oral presentation at: 19th Annual Conference of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM); 2011 May 7-13; Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Mohamed FB, Hunter LN, Barakat N, Chia-Shang L, Sair H, Samdani A, Betz R, Faro SH, Gaughan J, Mulcahey MJ. Diffusion tensor imaging of the normal and injured pediatric spinal cord at 1.5T. Poster session presented at: 18th Annual Conference of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM); 2010 May 1-7; Stockholm, Sweden.

Courses Taught

PT 504 Advanced Human Anatomy Lab
PT 538 PT Practice Issues: Psychosocial Aspects of PT and PTs as Teachers and Learners
PT 545 Integrated Clinical Experience (ICE) I
PT 546 Integrated Clinical Experience (ICE) II
PT 645 Integrated Clinical Experience (ICE) III
PT 674 Pediatric Physical Therapy Practice
PT 628 Capstone Project I
PT 710 Capstone Project II
PT 711 Capstone Project III

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