Laurie Ray, PT, MPT, PhD

Laurie Ray, PT, MPT, PhD

Associate Professor
Division of Physical Therapy
Department of Allied Health Sciences
3005 Bondurant Hall, CB# 7135
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7135
OFFICE: (919)636-1827 FAX: (919)966-3678

Email address: mailto:laurie_ray@med.unc.edu

School-Based Physical Therapy Website
 www.med.unc.edu/ahs/physical/schoolbasedpt 

PT_RayLaurie.jpg

Research
Background
& Interests

Related services under IDEA legislation, providing services in the least restrictive environment, embedded therapy

Reverse inclusion, service delivery for students with multiple or severe disabilities (especially high school students)

Transition out of school and into the community

Translational/action research for school based physical therapy

Appropriate workload for school-based physical therapists and therapist assistants; Retention of school-based practitioners

Appropriate cost recovery for school-based services

 Education

PhD, Educational Psychology, Measurement & Evaluation, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2011

MPT, Physical Therapy, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1999

BA, Interdisciplinary Studies, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1990

Teaching

 

PHYT 880, Child and Family Assessment and Intervention

Lectures for UNC-Chapel Hill, WCU, ECU, Elon University, Winston-Salem State University 

Selected Publications

 Please see this PubMed Link for peer reviewed publications

Professional Societies

American Physical Therapy Association

National Alliance for Medicaid and Education

Council on Exceptional Children

Honors

Thorpe/Mitchell Diversity Leadership Faculty Award, 2009