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Sara Aucoin, PT, DPT

Sara Aucoin, long hair, green shirt
Lecturer, Anatomy & Physiology Lab 1
Department: 
Online Prerequisites for the Health Professions

Dr. Aucoin has a background in studying health and human sciences. She received her undergraduate degree in Kinesiology: Exercise Science from the University of New Hampshire where she was a four-year varsity letterwinner for their volleyball team. She then earned her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Washington University in St. Louis and is now recognized as an APTA board-certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist. While at Washington University in St. Louis, she was recognized for her academic excellence and was a Guebert-Lake Scholarship recipient. During her time there, she was a research assistant studying the impact of physical therapy in the Emergency Department. Dr. Aucoin’s clinical expertise has been in treating individuals with orthopedic and neurological conditions. Specifically, most of her recent interests lie in working with young athletes and individuals diagnosed with Ehlers Danlos Syndrome or hypermobility syndromes. She currently practices as a member of the Spaulding Rehabilitation Network at their Framingham Outpatient Center. In addition to her clinical interests, Dr. Aucoin teaches Anatomy and Physiology I and Anatomy and Physiology I Lab in our Online Prerequisites for the Health Professions program.


Education

BS, Kinesiology: Exrercise Science, University of New Hampshire
DPT, Washington University in St. Louis, School of Medicine

Presentations

Aucoin, S., Callahan, A., Soughley, A., Squires, A. Understanding the Hypermobile Patient and Physical Therapy Management of this Complex Patient Population. Speaker, APTA Northeast Regional Annual Conference (2021)

Aucoin, S., Bellm, E., Mains, J., Piskulic, D. Little Big Leagues:  Youth Overhead Athlete Performance Considerations for Swings, Strokes, and Throws. Speaker, APTA Combined Sections Meeting 2021. (2021)