Marsha Eifert-Mangine, PT, BSPT, ATC, EdD
Associate Professor
Mount St. Joseph University
Doctor of Physical Therapy Program
Dr. Eifert‐Mangine is an associate professor within the MSJ DPT program and has served as a faculty member in the program for over 25 years. Dr. Mangine completed her undergraduate degrees at Tomas More College, her BSPT degree at Washington University, and her master’s and doctorate degrees in education at the University of Cincinnati. Her current teaching responsibilities include research and evidence based practice, therapeutic modalities, and surface anatomy. Dr. Eifert‐Mangine is a certified athletic trainer through the National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA), and has served as athletic trainer for the U.S. National Diving Team, World Saddleseat Equitation Invitational Team and nine state championship football teams at Beechwood High School in Kentucky. She currently practices clinically for NovaCare Rehabilitation’s University of Cincinnati Athletics office treating foot and ankle pathologies in Division I athletes. She is an active member of the American Academy of Sports Physical Therapy (AASPT) and the College Athletic Trainers Society (CATS) and frequently presents continuing professional development courses on the management of sport related injuries and rehabilitation at local and national conferences. Dr. Eifert‐Mangine also holds a certification as a Certified Equine Rehabilitation Therapist (CERT). She currently serves as the Kentucky liaison to the Animal Special Interest Group of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Physical Therapy (AAOPT) and is expanding her clinical and research interests into the area of equine therapy.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Poster Description: Healthcare educators prepare workforce-ready graduates with the skills necessary to provide patient-centered care. Understanding safe/effective patient care is a team effort requiring a complex mix of formal and informal roles/responsibilities is critical to the execution of quality care. This poster will present an interactive method of examining the responsibilities of healthcare professionals and their roles as team members.Observational Research Design:A situational actively using interdisciplinary care delivery is used to help students explore various roles of…