HSD, Indiana University
MS, PT, University of Indianapolis
BS, PT, St. Louis University
Julie Gahimer is a professor. Her doctoral degree is in College and School Health. Dr. Gahimer teaches in the areas of neurorehabilitation, service learning and professional development in the DPT program, and the core neurological track courses, as well as Instructional Design and Delivery, Health Promotion, and Professional Issues courses in the postprofessional program.
She has participated in, conducted, and organized numerous continuing education courses and workshops pertaining to health promotion, instructional technology and neurorehabilitation throughout the country. Dr. Gahimer is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), as well as the Education, Geriatric and Neurology Sections of the APTA.
Dr. Gahimer has presented multiple symposiums, platform and poster presentations at International, national and local professional meetings. She authored multiple publications in the areas of patient education and community health education. She developed several successful programs, including Clinical Update (a UIndy continuing education program), Community Patient Resource Group (CPRG), as well as the online training related to best practices in online teaching and learning at UIndy.
Her major clinical interests include rehabilitation of adults with neurological injury and disease. Julie was honored for her work at the Baxter YMCA by receiving a 2007 Community Leadership Award from the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports. In 2009, Julie received the Distinguished Faculty/Staff Alumni Award at the annual appreciation luncheon on campus. The UIndy Alumni Association Board of Directors selected Julie from several outstanding nominees recognizing her consistent dedication and superior service at UIndy, outstanding professional accomplishments, and her personal commitment to the University’s mission “Education for Service".