Julie Echsner Gahimer, PT, HSD


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Name: Julie Gahimer

Title: Professor

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

Education 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 month. 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..