Dr. Greco is an assistant professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Doctor of Physical Therapy Division. Dr. Greco is a physical therapist, educator, and researcher with specific interests in clinical education and curricular content and retention. Dr. Greco is an active member of the APTA and provides service at both the local and national levels. Dr. Greco is also an active member of the American Council of Academic Physical Therapy (ACAPT) participating in several task forces and as a member of their educational research committee.
- Ed.D, University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences, 2019
- DPT, Stony Brook University, 2012
- BS, Physical Therapy, Ithaca College, 1993
- PT 631 Professional Practice I
- PT 742 Foundational Pediatrics
- PT 745A Advanced Therapeutic Handling in Pediatrics
- PT 601, 611, 621: Clinical STEPs I, II, III
- PT 701: Clinical Steps IV
- PT 801, 802, 803: Terminal Clinical Experiences I, II, II
Dr. Greco has over 20 years of pediatric physical therapy experience, primarily working with infants and toddlers through the New York State Department of Health (NYS- DOH) Early Intervention program.
Dr. Greco’s clinical and teaching experience has influenced her interest in educational research. Her recent work includes projects related to linking curriculum to contemporary practice as well as understanding how the different methods of communication between clinical education stakeholders can impact their relationships and the student learning experience. Dr. Greco was recently awarded grant funding from the APTA Academy of Education for her research investigating relationships among the different stakeholders involved in Doctor of Physical Therapy clinical education.
Bayliss J., Schack-Dugre J., Hoang T., Watkins M., Mitchell K., Mariano M., Greco J., Colgrove Y., Wheeler E., Kiyota H., Pientok C., Stephens L, McCarthy C., Canham L., McBride G; Gleeson P. “Impact of Pre-Admission Observation Hours on Key Physical Therapist Clinical Education Stakeholders: Qualitative Analysis.” Journal of Physical Therapy Education 36 no.4 (2022): 341-347
Hoang T., Watkins M., Bayliss J., Schack-Dugre J., Mitchell K., Mariano M., Greco J., Colgrove Y., Wheeler E., Kiyota H., Pientok C., Stephens L, McCarthy C., Canham L., McBride G; Gleeson P. “Impact of Pre-Admission Observation Hours on Key Physical Therapist Clinical Education Stakeholders: Qualitative Analysis.” Journal of Physical Therapy Education 36 no.2 (2022): 122-127.
Greco J., Hochman L., Jung MK., Silberman N. “Clinical site visits: Exploring the perspectives of the Director of Clinical Education.” Journal of Physical Therapy Education 35, no.4 (2021): 330-339.
Greco J., Lamberg E.M. “Students’ retention of biophysical agents curriculum from first to third year of study.” Internet Journal of Allied Health Sciences 19 no,2 (2021): 1-7.
Greco J, Kupczynski L, Silberman N, Hammock A. “The clinical site visit: Perspectives of physical therapist students.” Journal of Physical Therapy Education. 34, no.4 (2020): 321-33.
Greco J., Lamberg E.M. “Trends in biophysical agents: Curriculum in entry-level Doctor of physical therapy programs across the United States.” Journal of Physical Therapy Education 34 no. 2 (2020):138-149.
Greco J., Lamberg E.M., McKenna R.F., & Muratori L.M. “Trends in the availability and usage of biophysical agents among physical therapists in the United States.” Physical Therapy Reviews 23, no. 2 (2018): 116-123.
Greco J., Hochman L., Applebaum D., McCallum C. (2022). APTA Academy of Physical Therapy Education Research Award. Project title: Relationships in DPT Clinical Education: Voices of the Key Stakeholders. Grant amount: $12,417.00
Adams T., Greco J., Mikush C., McKee L. (2022) Duke University Interprofessional Education Care Center (IPEC) research grant. Project title: Duke OT and PT High School ImpACT Program. Grant amount: $7995.00.
Awards and honors
- American Physical Therapy Association Academy of Education Adopt-a-Doc award, 2018
- NY/NJ Clinical Education Consortium Research Award, 2018, 2020
- Alpha Eta—National Honor Society for Allied Health Professionals, 2016
- Stony Brook University Student Award for General Excellence, 2012
- Ithaca College Faculty Award for Outstanding Service, 1993
- Ithaca College Excellence in Research Award, 1993