Name: Julie Gahimer
Areas of Expertise: Health promotion, instructional design, neurological rehabilitation, service
learning, online teaching and learning, professional issues
Background: Gahimer has received numerous awards for her role in community leadership
and service learning, including the University of Indianapolis Teacher of the Year award in
2012. She has presented at many international, national and local professional meetings and has
authored multiple publications in the areas of patient education and community health education.
Research Interests: Community health education, online teaching and learning, service learning
HSD, Indiana University
MS, Physical Therapy, University of Indianapolis
BS, Physical Therapy, St. Louis University
Fun fact: I have three daughters who were recently on three different continents in the same
Favorite things about UIndy: I love the fact that I can work at a place where the people are so
friendly, the environment is one of hospitality and the motto is "education for service."
Click to view Dr. Gahimer's CV with publications, including Jensen, G, Mostrom, E. Handbook of Teaching and Learning for Physical Therapists. Gahimer, J. "Community health promotion: Evolving opportunities for physical therapists." 2013, 3rd ed..