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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 B. Glickman, PT, PhD: Dr. Glickman is an assistant professor at the University of Maryland, School of Medicine, Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science. In addition to teaching the professionalism courses in the entry-DPT program, she has active service and scholarly agendas. Her population focus for these areas has been the underserved/less resourced communities locally, regionally, and internationally. Dr. Glickman has and continues to investigate student outcomes during experiences with these populations particularly related to the development of interprofessional and cultural competency skills. Collaborations with professional organizations include the APTA (American Physical Therapy Association), WCPT (World Confederation for Physical Therapy), and HVO (Health Volunteers Overseas). Dr. Glickman conducted funded research in Malawi (2014 & 2015), is an active leader in the University’s Global Health Interprofessional Council (GHIC), and an active participant in the Center for Global Education Initiatives, which promotes faculty and student global interprofessional education and activities She has published peer-reviewed journal articles related to her international experiences and has presented programs and posters throughout the world. Dr. Glickman has been an active member of the APTA for many years, serving in multiple leadership positions at the local level and participating in national committees.

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