Rebecca Ditwiler, PT, DPT
University of South Florida
School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences
Dr. Rebecca Edgeworth Ditwiler PT, DPT, OCS is an Associate Professor and practicing physical therapist in the School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences at the University of South Florida in Tampa. She is the DPT Program Coordinator for Interprofessional Education and Professional Practice. She serves on the APTA Ethics and Judicial Committee, served on the Florida Physical Therapy Board of Directors, as the FPTA West Central District Chair, and as the FPTA Nominating Committee amongst other service. Dr. Ditwiler received APTA’s Emerging Leader Award in 2016 and is part of USF’s Academy of Distinguished Educators.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
The Future of Healthcare: The Transformative Role of Emerging Technology in Interprofessional Practice
Lightning Talk Description: This Lightning Talk will describe an interprofessional education session that immersed students in a problem-based learning model that challenged interprofessional students to conceptualize a healthcare technology that advances access to centralized data and communication among stakeholders to optimize health outcomes. Lightning Talk participants will gain insight into development of a session focused on team-based approaches to address contemporary healthcare issues from a patient-centered approach across the continuum of population health through innovative…