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Leslie B Glickman
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Leslie B Glickman P.T., Ph.D.

Academic Title: Assistant Professor
Primary Appointment: Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science
Additional Title(s): Director of Post-Professional Programs
Location: Allied Health Building 205A
Phone: (410) 706-4543
Fax: (410) 706-6387

Personal History:

Leslie Glickman, PT, PhD is Assistant Professor, University of Maryland, School of Medicine, Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science (PTRS). She is block leader for the professional issues curriculum and resource faculty for the clinical education blocks in the entry-DPT Program. She serves on several University of Maryland campus and department committees including the Global Health Interprofessional Council (GHIC) Steering Committee and Commission on Accreditation of Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) Steering Committee. Dr. Glickman has been an officer and leader in the Maryland Chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and on the national APTA Annual Conference Program Committee. She is a member of the APTA Sections on Education and Health Policy Administration (HPA), serves as a peer reviewer for the Journals of the HPA and Physical Therapy Education, an on-site reviewer for CAPTE, and a Federation for State Boards of Physical Therapy (FSBPT) Pro-Cert Reviewer. Dr. Glickman has been an active leader in Health Volunteers Overseas (HVO) and serves as the HVO Volunteer Program Director for the South American country of Suriname. She has travelled extensively throughout the world to less resourced and industrialized countries for business, volunteer consultation, and tourism. Dr. Glickman has presented continuing education courses, lectures, and posters, platforms, and programs at the APTA and other regional and international organization conferences on topics including the application of business and management principles to physical therapy, supported standing programs, the use of evidence in clinical practice, and student outcomes from global immersion and educational experiences. Research interests include student outcomes related to interprofessional, cultural competence, and cross-cultural experiences.

Research Interests:

  • Cultural competence
  • Global immersion experiences
  • Interprofessional education

Clinical Speciality:

Management, leadership, and administration

Grants & Contracts :

3/14-8/14 (Role: Principal Investigator)
Global Health Interprofessional Council Grant for Malawi 2014 Interprofessional Sustainability Project
Funding: $10,000


Selected Publications

Glickman, L. B. (1999). Characteristics of integrated delivery systems: An analysis of staff perceptions. Walden University, Minneapolis, Minnesota (doctoral dissertation). Dissertation abstract available through ProQuest: DAI-B 60/05, p. 2051, Nov 1999.

Glickman, L. B., Paleg, & G., Geigle, P. (2010). Supported standing: A systematic review of the literature. Journal of Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine: An interdisciplinary approach, 3(3), 197-213.

Chong, D., & Glickman, L. B. (2010). Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyradiculoneuropathy from a physical therapist perspective: A case report. Journal of Acute Care Physical Therapy, 1(1), 4-13.

John, E. B., Pfalzer, L. A., Glickman, L. B., Masaaki, S., Sabus, C., Okafor, U. A. C., Al-Jarrah, M. (2012). Establishing and Upgrading Physical Therapist Education in Developing Countries: Four case examples of service by Japan and United States PT Programs to Nigeria, Suriname, Mongolia, and Jordan. Journal of Physical Therapy Education, 26(1), 29-39.

Porciuncula, F., Johnson, C. C, &, Glickman, L. B (2012). The effect of vestibular rehabilitation on adults with bilateral vestibular hypofunction: A systematic review. Journal of Vestibular Research, 22, 283â?"298 DOI 10.3233/VES-120464.

Chong, D., Johnson, C. C., & Glickman, L. B. (2013). Physical Therapy Case Files: Acute Care (Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyradiculoneuropathy). Columbus, Ohio: Macmillan/McGraw Hill.

Paleg, G., Smith, B., & Glickman, L. B. (2013) Systematic review and evidence-based clinical recommendations for dosing of pediatric supported-standing programs. Journal of Pediatric Physical Therapy, 26(3), 232-47.

Reicherter, E. A., Gordes, K., Glickman, L. B., & Wruble-Hakim, E. (2013). Creating Disseminator Champions for Evidence-Based Practice in Health Professions Education:An Educational Case Report. Nurse Education Today.

Reuter, C. & Glickman, L. B. (2014). Reflections on an international immersion experience: A doctor of physical therapy student's perspective. Journal of Physical Therapy Education, 28(1), 16-22.

Links of Interest:

Health Volunteers Overseas