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Jamie Greco, PT, DPT, EdD

Jamie Greco, PT, DPT

Jamie Greco, PT, DPT, EdD

Executive Director of Clinical Education
Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Physical Therapy
Stony Brook University

Phone: 631-444-7392
Email: jamie.greco@stonybrook.edu


Dr. Greco received her BS in Physical Therapy from Ithaca College in 1993 and went on to complete her t-DPT degree at Stony Brook University in 2012.  Dr. Greco received her Doctorate in Education from the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences in 2019.  Dr. Greco’s dissertation, The Clinical Site Visit: Perspectives of Physical Therapist Students, was selected to receive an Adopt-a-Doc Scholarship Award from the APTA Academy of Physical Therapy Education.

Dr. Greco is the Executive Director of Clinical Education and responsible for the administration and coordination of the four clinical practice courses across both campuses. Dr. Greco teaches in other courses, including Biophysical Agents in Physical Therapy and Growth and Development across the Lifespan. Dr. Greco also assists in the pediatric rehabilitation coursework.

Dr. Greco’s early clinical practice primarily encompassed treatment of the adult neurological population while working at Helen Hayes Hospital. Dr. Greco gained diverse experiences through clinical rotations in aquatics, traumatic brain injury, burns and orthopedic trauma, practicing in both inpatient and outpatient settings in New York and North Carolina. In 1996, she joined the staff at Duke University Medical Center - Lenox Baker Children's Hospital, focusing her clinical practice on inpatient pediatric rehabilitation. She returned to Long Island in 1999 where she continued her pediatric practice in early intervention, preschool and school-based settings. Currently, she maintains an active caseload working with infants and toddlers through the Suffolk County Department of Health Early Intervention Program.

Dr. Greco is an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association and has served as the New York State representative for the Academy of Pediatrics. Dr. Greco is also active in the NYPTA, serving as the recording secretary, and currently the treasurer for the Long Island District of the NYPTA.  She has attended Lobby Day and Delegate Assembly.  Dr. Greco is a member of the NY/NJ Clinical Education Consortium, currently serving as the Vice Chair. Her scholarly interests are primarily in physical therapy education, with a focus on clinical education, curriculum, and teaching methods.


Publications

Greco J & Lamberg E. (In press) Biophysical agents curriculum in entry-level physical therapist education programs across the United States: A survey. J Phys Ther Educ.

Greco J, Lamberg EM, McKenna RF & Muratori LM. (2018) Trends in availability and usage of biophysical agents among physical therapists in the United States. Phys Ther Rev. 1-8.

Peer-Reviewed Presentations

Greco J, Cesiro J, McKenna R & Miale S. (2019, Oct) An interactive eBook for a biophysical agents course in a DPT program: A pilot study. Poster presentation, APTA Academy of Physical Therapy Education Educational Leadership Conference. Bellevue, WA.  

Greco J, Lamberg E. (2018) Trends in biophysical agents: Curriculum In entry level Doctor of Physical Therapy programs across the United States. Poster presentation, APTA Combined Sections Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

Greco J, Conroy C, Cesiro J, Selkowitz D. (2017) Biophysical agents: Linking the clinic, classroom and current evidence.  Education session  at APTA Combined Sections Meeting, San Antonio, TX.

Greco J, Sniffen JM, Lamberg EM, Martino S, McKenna R, Zou C, Muratori LM. (2016) Cognitive-motor interference in typically developing children: how much is too much? Poster session at the American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting, Pediatrics Section, Anaheim, CA.

Greco J, Muratori L. (2016) Current trends in modality usage and clinicians’ perceptions of importance in physical therapy clinical practice and DPT curriculum. Poster session at the American Physical Therapy Association Educational Leadership Conference, Phoenix, AZ.

Greco J. (2016) Current trends in modality usage and clinicians’ perceptions of importance in physical therapy clinical practice and DPT curriculum. Platform session at the American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting, The Academy for Clinical Electrophysiology and Wound Management, Anaheim, CA.

Grants

Greco J. (2018) APTA Academy of Physical Therapy Education Adopt-a-Doc Research Award.

Greco J. (2018) NY/NJ Clinical Education Consortium Research Award. 

Greco J & Cesiro J. (2016) An ebook for a biophysical agents course for DPT students: An alternative to the powerpoint presentation and a window to more active learning. Grant awarded by Teaching and Learning  Enhancements with New Technology (TALENT) Project at Stony Brook University.