Aaron Eaton, PT, DPT
Aaron Eaton, PT, DPT, is a member of the Clinical Education Team whose professional clinical experience includes inpatient acute and rehab, sub-acute rehab, outpatient orthopedics, and mental health/substance use disorder. He has provided care for Wounded Warriors as a physical therapist at the National Naval Medical Center (NNMC, now part of the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center at Bethesda) during the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. Since 2013, Aaron has been a physical therapist at the VA Boston Health Care System with a focus on the mental health and chronic spinal cord injury populations. He continues to practice clinically at VA Boston.
He has been a clinical instructor for multiple PT programs and is a certified clinical instructor through the American Physical Therapy Association. While at NNMC, he was the center coordinator for clinical education and later was the Clinical Education Director for the physical therapist assistant program at Montgomery College in Maryland.
BS, Physical Therapy, University of New England, Biddeford, ME
DPT, Physical Therapy, Simmons University, Boston, MA
Post-Graduate Certificate, Clinical Acupuncture, Briarwood College, Southington, CT
Presenter – Use of Battlefield Acupuncture Protocol for Treatment of Pain, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA, March 2019.
Co-Presenter – Incorporating Integrative Health into Physical Therapy, APTA of Massachusetts 2017 Annual Conference, Waltham, MA, October 2017.
Invited Panelist – Legislative Briefing for US Congressional Members and Staff, topic: Treatment of Military Members and Veterans with Traumatic Brain Injury; co-sponsored by the American Physical Therapy Association, American Occupational Therapy Association, and American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Washington, DC, September 2012.
Invited Panelist – Teaching at the Community College, American University – Center for Teaching, Research and Learning, Washington, DC, March 2012.