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Stacey Zeigler

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Stacey Zeigler, PT, MS, GCS
Clinical Professor
Clarkson University
Potsdam, NY 13699

Teaching interests
Dr. Zeigler has been teaching at Clarkson since January 2003 in the areas of leadership, practice management and professionalism.  She also is the course coordinator for the cardiopulmonary/exercise semester and teaches other specialty areas of practice such as geriatrics, hospice care, and lymphedema management.  Students most often comment that Dr. Zeigler’s teaching is organized, clear, clinically applicable and inspiring as she demonstrates passion and enthusiasm for all of the content she teaches as well as for the profession of physical therapy.

Research interests
Dr. Zeigler has focused her research interests in the areas of her teaching and clinical practice.  She has had research presentations on various aspects of practice management as well as autonomy for physical therapists.   She is  focused on a National Institute on Health grant funded project related to reducing falls in the elderly population through technological application of shoe sensors to determine activity specific fall risk.  This is an exciting collaborative project with PT and engineering, one of the greatest assets of being at Clarkson.

Recent publications
provide reference of 2-5 of most recent research papers, presentations

J. Hardage, S. Zeigler, J. Blackwood, T, Gravano, G. Hartley, J Heitzman, J. Libera, K. Miller.  Development of a Statement on Autonomous Practice.  Special Interest Paper.  Journal of Geriatric Physical Therapy.  April 2012; 35: 82-85.

C. Richardson, S. Zeigler.  “Leading Chaos:  Harnessing the Power of Disorganization to You and Your Patient’s Advantage.” New York Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference.  November 10, 2012.  Rochester, NY.
S. Zeigler, D. Clark.  “Empowering Aging Adult Autonomy: The Use of Decision Aids to Promote Improved Health Outcomes.”  Aging and Society: An Interdisciplinary Conference.  November 5, 2012.  Vancouver, Canada.  

I. Gorman, R. Sandstrom, S. Zeigler.  “Health Reform and Professional Autonomy: The Good, The Bad, and The Opportunities.  Approved for presentation at Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association.  January 22, 2012. San Diego, CA.

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