Keshrie Naidoo, PT, DPT, EdD
- Distinguished Teaching Associate Professor
- Director of Curriculum
- Coordinator of the Clinical Residency in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy
Dr. Keshrie Naidoo is a Distinguished Teaching Associate Professor of Physical Therapy in the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences where she serves as the Director of the Academic Curriculum for the Doctor of 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 20 years of clinical experience, most recently as a Clinical Manager at Bay State Physical Therapy in Quincy.
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.
The purpose of this award is to honor an MGH Institute of Health Professions (IHP) faculty member who has achieved distinction in the early stages of a research career by developing a program of research that is recognized for 1) creating new knowledge that significantly impacts the scientific basis of his or her field of practice, and 2) advancing the research mission of the IHP.
Mass General Brigham and MGH Institute of Health Professions
The aim of TEAL is to:
For abstract entitled ‘Supporting Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Learners in a Doctor of Physical Therapy Program’ awarded by Physical Therapy Learning Institute
For abstract entitled ‘Development of Domains of Competence for Student Outcomes in a Doctor of Physical Therapy Program’ awarded by Physical Therapy Learning Institute