Eric Pelletier PT, DPT, PCS

Eric Pelletier PT, DPT, PCS

Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy

Education

BS (Boston)

MSPT (Boston)

DPT (Temple) 

Synopsis

Dr. Pelletier is a board-certified pediatric clinical specialist whose career focus has been in the management of infants and toddlers.  He currently serves on the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties and is a site reviewer for the American Board of Physical Therapy Residency and Fellowship Education.  He serves the American Physical Therapy Association Section on Pediatrics as the Vice Chair of the Academic and Clinical Faculty Special Interest Group.  He earned his doctor of physical therapy degree from Temple University and both a master of science in physical therapy and a bachelor of science degree from Boston University.  As a clinician, Dr. Pelletier has travelled abroad to provide instruction and support to physical therapists in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates to help them improve their care of children with cerebral palsy and related neurological disorders.  His current teaching responsibilities include Neuroanatomy, Neuroscience, Neuropathology, and Pediatrics.  Research interests are focused on factors that impact the motor development of infants and toddlers.

Selected Scholarly Activity

Pelletier, ES (Ed.) Physical Therapy Case Files: Pediatrics. McGraw-Hill Education.  In Press

Schreiber, J, Rapport MJ, Martin K, Furze J, Moerchen VA, Lundeen H, Pelletier E. Experiential Learning with Children: An essential component of professional physical therapy education. Ped Phys Ther (accepted for publication)

Ward, K. D. and Pelletier, E. Academic-community partnerships for experiential learning, evidence-based practice, and knowledge translation.  Platform presentation at Teaching Professor Conference.  Atlanta, GA May 2015.

Pelletier, E, Moore J, Furze J, Rapport MJ.  Pediatric Residency Education and Development: Meeting the needs of Resident’s Effectively. Platform Presentation at American Physical Therapy Association Section on Pediatrics Annual Conference. St. Louis MO. October 2014.

Ward, K. D. and Pelletier, E. Academic-community partnerships for experiential learning, evidence-based practice, and knowledge translation.  Platform presentation at the Section on research preconference course, American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting.  Las Vegas, NV February 2014.

Contact Information

Mailing address: University of Sciences
600 South 43rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4495
Email:

e [dot] pelletier [at] usciences [dot] edu