Carol Maritz PT, EdD, GCS

Carol Maritz PT, EdD, GCS

Vice Chair, Department of Physical Therapy

Faculty Liaison and Clinical Supervisor of Mercy Pro Bono Clinic

Associate Professor of Physical Therapy

Education

BA (Glassboro)

MS (St. Joseph's)

EdD (Nova Southeastern)

Research Interests

 


  • Wellness and Health Promotion Programming for Underserved Communities

  • Effects of Exercise on Elderly African American Women

  • Student Learning Outcomes Associated with Experiential Learning Opportunities

 

Synopsis

Dr. Maritz is a board-certified geriatric clinical specialist. She holds a doctoral degree in education from Nova Southeastern University in Florida, a master's degree in gerontology from Saint Joseph's University and a physical therapy certificate from Hahnemann University. She also earned a BS in biology from Glassboro State College (now Rowan University). Dr. Maritz is a member of the geriatric and education sections of the American Physical Therapy Association and sits on the board of directors of ElderNet of Lower Merion and Narberth. She has presented at numerous conferences and has co-authored publications on aging and teaching methodologies.

Selected Scholarly Activity

Maritz CA, Zappin R. Creation of a model to promote the development of professional behaviors in students. J Student-centered Learning. 2007; in press.

Johnson MP, Martiz CA, Lefever G. The Mercy Circle of Care: An interdisciplinary, multi-institutional collaboration to promote community health and professional education. J of Physical Therapy Education. In press.

Cafiero A, Maritz C. Impact of exercise on age-related changes and pathological manifestations sssociated with aging. J Pharm Pract. 2003; 16, 1:5-14.

Maritz CA, Kohler K. Using education as an intervention for the community-dwelling frail elderly to minimize the complications of diabetes mellitus. J Geriatr Phys Ther. 2001; 24:24. (Abstract)

Maritz CA, Ohles J. Evaluating the effectiveness of integrating electronic technology and distance learning into physical therapy education. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 1997;78:905-906. (Abstract)

Ohles J, Maritz C. Integrating core computer competencies into a traditional curriculum: A collaborative approach. Medical Reference Services Quarterly. Fall 1998; 17:3.

Peer-Reviewed Presentations: (Most Recent)

Zappin R, Maritz CA. Behavioral Modeling by Faculty Leads to Increased Student Achievement. Workshop - Teaching Professors Conference. 2006; Nashville, TN.

Zappin R, Maritz CA. Promoting Professional Behavior and Self Directed Learning through Student Developed Wellness Presentations. Poster Presentation - American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting. February 2005; New Orleans, LA.

Maritz CA, Johnson, MP. Developing a Multi-Disciplinary Model of Care: The Role of the Physical Therapist in Changing the Healthcare Paradigm. Poster Presentation - American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting. February 2005; New Orleans, LA.

Maritz CA, Kohler, K. Monitoring Functional Status Of The Community-Dwelling Frail Elderly Using The Functional Independence Measure. Poster Presentation - American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting. February 2003; Tampa, FL.

Maritz CA, Kohler K. Using Education as an Intervention for the Community-Dwelling Frail Elderly to Minimize the Complications of Diabetes Mellitus. Poster Presentation - American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting. February 2002; Boston, MA.

Maritz CA. Developing a Faculty Mentor Process: Describing a Model from the Mentor’s Perspective. Poster Presentation - American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting. February 2001; San Antonio, TX.

Johnson MP, Maritz CA. Competency Testing: A Model for Assessment. American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting. February 2000; New Orleans, LA.

Maritz CA. A Model of Faculty Peer Review: Enhancing A Program’s Curriculum. American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting. February 2000; New Orleans, LA.

Professional Information

 


  • Member APTA, Member of Geriatric and Education Sections

  • Member, Board of Directors for ElderNet of Lower Merion and Narberth

 

Contact Information

Office location: Glasser Hall Room 102
Mailing address: Box 39
University of Sciences
600 South 43rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4495
Office Phone: 215.596.8683
Email:

c [dot] maritz [at] usciences [dot] edu