Keshrie Naidoo, PT, DPT, EdD
Dr. Keshrie Naidoo is a Distinguished Teaching Assistant 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.
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
Naidoo, K., Kaplan, S., Roberts, C.J., Plummer, L. (2022) Three Stressed Systems: Health Sciences Faculty Members Navigating Academia, Healthcare, and Family Life during the Pandemic. Education Sciences. 12, 483. https://doi.org/10.3390/educsci12070483
Naidoo K, Plummer L, McKean M, Mack A, Bowdle G, Mullins M, Gore S. (2022) Virtual Mentoring from Faculty and Peers to Promote Social Belonging Among Minoritized Physical Therapist and Nursing Students. Healthcare. 10, 416. https://doi.org/10.3390/healthcare10030416
Naidoo K, Baldwin J, Lesar J, Plummer L. (2022) Narrative Analysis to Track the Development of Clinical Reasoning during Residency. Journal of Clinical Education in Physical Therapy. https://doi.org/10.52214/jcept.v4.8496
Naidoo K, Yuhaniak H, Borkoski C, Levangie P, Abel Y. (2021) Networked Mentoring to Promote Social Belonging Among Minority Physical Therapist Students and Develop Faculty Cross-Cultural Psychological Capital. Mentoring and Tutoring: Partnership in Learning. 1-21.
Cahn P, Gona CM, Naidoo K, Truong K. (2021) Disrupting Bias Without Trainings: The Effect of Equity Advocates on Faculty Search Committees. Innovative Higher Education. 1-20. doi: 10.1007/s10755-021-09575-5
Plummer, L., Belgen Kaygısız, B., Pessoa Kuehner, C., Gore, S., Mercuro, R., Chatiwala, N., Naidoo, K. (2021) Teaching Online during the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Phenomenological Study of Physical Therapist Faculty in Brazil, Cyprus, and The United States. Education Sciences. 11, 130. https://doi.org/10.3390/educsci11030130
Tiwari, D., Naidoo, K., Chatiwala, N., Bartlo, P. L., Triola, A., Ong, B., & Gore, S. (2021). Exploratory Analysis of Physical Therapy Process of Care and Psychosocial Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Physical Therapists. Physical Therapy. pzab088, https://doi.org/10.1093/ptj/pzab088
Naidoo, K., Clock, C.R., Rimmel, L., Wong, J., Plummer, L. (2020) Navigating Without a Compass: How Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Physical Therapist Students Persist in Higher Education. Journal of Best Practices in Health Professions Diversity, 13(2), 120-142.
Naidoo, K., Plummer, L., Clock, C. R., & Rimmel, L. (2020). Leveraging Community Cultural Wealth to Bridge the Divide Between Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Learners and Physical Therapy Culture. Journal of Best Practices in Health Professions Diversity, 13(1), 1-15.
Naidoo, K., Yuhaniak, H., & Abel, Y. (2020). An Ecological Systems Approach to Exploring Facilitators and Barriers to Success for Minority Students Enrolled in a Doctor of Physical Therapy Program. Health Professions Education, 6(3), 394-405. doi:10.1016/j.hpe.2020.06.001