Dr. Keshrie Naidoo is a Distinguished Teaching Associate Professor of Physical Therapy in the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences where she serves as Interim Chair of the Physical Therapy Program and the Director of the Clinical Residency in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy. She has taught at the MGH Institute as a lab instructor and term lecturer since 2002.
Dr. Naidoo did her professional preparation in physical therapy as an undergraduate at the University of Cape Town in South Africa. She completed her MS, with an orthopedic specialization, and transitional DPT at the MGH Institute, and received her Ed.D from Johns Hopkins University. Her specialization is in Entrepreneurial Leadership in Education.
Dr. Naidoo has been a Certified Clinical Instructor since 2004 and is a Board Certified Specialist in Orthopaedics Emerita. She has more than 25 years of clinical experience.
- BS, Physiotherapy, University of Cape Town, South Africa
- MS, Physical Therapy, MGH Institute of Health Professions
- DPT, MGH Institute of Health Professions
- EdD, Johns Hopkins University
Educational equity, belonging, mentoring, social justice and health equity
Dr. Naidoo has published numerous papers - some titles are highlighted below. You can view a complete listing of Dr. Naidoo's publications on Google Scholar or in her CV.
In addition, Dr. Naidoo regularly presents at conferences and industry events. Please see her CV for a complete list of presentations.
Transforming Writing Support Through Listening to Students: A Developmental Approach at the Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate (CPED) Convening.
Beyond Cultural Humility: Integrating Principles of Social Justice and Health Equity into Health Sciences Education at the Education Leadership Conference.
Virtual Faculty and Peer Mentoring to Promote Social Belonging Among Minoritized Physical Therapist and Nursing Students at Eastern Sociological Society Annual Meeting.
Teaching Online during the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Phenomenological Study of Physical Therapist Faculty in Brazil, Cyprus, and The United States at Turkish Annual Conference.
Navigating Higher Education: The Experiences of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Learners in a Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at Best Practices in Health Sciences Education.