Dr. Deborah Echternach

Dr. Kristen Jagger


Areas of Interest:

Community Based Programs for Children with Special Needs
New advancements in Pediatric Physical Therapy Treatment
Aquatic Therapy
Assistive Technology
Orthotics and Gait in Children with Neurological Impairments

Teaching Responsibilities:

AHPT 884  Pediatric Physical Therapy


Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, VA
September 2006 – December 2008
Course of Study: Doctorate of Physical Therapy
Degree: DPT (2008)

California State University, Long Beach
Long Beach, CA
September 1975 – January  1978
Course of Study: Physical Therapy
Degree: B.S. (1978)

Representative Publications/Presentations (last 5 years):

Moderator: Radford University Interdisciplinary Symposium Nov.  2012, 2013, 2014

Poster Presentation for VPTA conference ’12  research: Meniscal Composite score: A     
Report on 2 Cases Oct. 2012

Presentation for VPTA District meeting: What’s New in Pediatric PT? March 2010


APTA Pediatric Certified Specialist  2009
Early Intervention Certification  2009
Assistive Technology Professional Certification  2009
Advanced Credentialed Clinical Instructor,  APTA  2008
Credentialed Clinical Instructor,  APTA  2007
Sensory Integration Certification  1992
NDT Neuro-Developmental Treatment Certification, Adult Hemiplegia  1990