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Karen L Gordes
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Karen L Gordes P.T., D.Sc.P.T., Ph.D.

Academic Title: Assistant Professor
Primary Appointment: Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science
Administrative Title: Co-Director For Student And Faculty Affairs, Dpt Program
kgordes@som.umaryland.edu
Location: AHB 315C
Phone: 410.706.5209
Fax: 410.706.5221

Personal History:

Karen L. Gordes is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science. Dr. Gordes graduated with a Master’s degree in physical therapy in 1998, a Doctor of Science in Physical Therapy in 2003 and a Ph.D. in Public Policy, Evaluation and Analytical Methods in 2014. Her experience includes clinical practice and academic instruction in the area of orthopedics and interdisciplinary education. She has participated in research projects as a clinical examiner for the Maryland Center of MS as well as within the UMB PT department. Her current research interest is in the management of obesity from a public health approach.