Jody Feld, DPT, PhD
Duke University Doctor of Physical Therapy Program
Dr. Jody Feld earned a Master of Physical Therapy from Hahnemann University in 1995, a Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) from Stony Brook University in 2005, and a PhD in Human Movement Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2019. She is a Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Neurologic Physical Therapy. Dr. Feld is an Assistant Professor in the Duke University School of Medicine. Her teaching efforts are focused on neurologic rehabilitation. As a clinician scholar, her long-term research goal is to reduce mobility disability in people living in community with subacute neurological conditions.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
The complexity in caring for older adults necessitates interprofessional collaborative practice (IPCP). To enhance competence in geriatrics and IPCP, a team comprised of MD, NP, PA, and DPT students provided annual wellness visits (AWV) and follow-up visits for older adults in a half-day hybrid telehealth/in-person clinic over 4-to-21-week blocks with direct interprofessional (IP) faculty observation with a focus on mobility, mentation, medications, multi-complexity, and what matters most to patients (the 5Ms). Student evaluation tools included: (1) pre-post self-assessed readiness for IPCP (…