Ohio University

Janice Howman

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Assistant Clinical Professor and Academic Coordinator

Howman is an APTA Credentialed and Advanced Credentialed CI. She is a trainer for the Credentialing Program and faculty for its Train-the-Trainer course. She served on APTA’s Credentialed CI Workgroup from 2014-2017, serving as chair from 2015-2016. She was an academic director-at-large on the National Consortium of Clinical Education (NCCE) Board and is currently serving as chair. She teaches in the clinical education and professional development portions of the curriculum and co-directs the Rehabilitation Services in Botswana program. Her research interests include clinical education and interprofessional education through international service learning.

Education

  • DPT, Physical Therapy, University of Kentucky, 2011
  • MEd, Education, Ohio University, 2006
  • BS, Physical Therapy, Bowling Green State University, 1986

Research Interests

  • Clinical education
  • Pediatrics
  • Interprofessional education during international service learning

Publications

  • McCallum, C, Mosher, P, Howman, J, Engelhard, C, Euype, S, Cook, C. Development of Regional Core Networks for Administration of Physical Therapist Clinical Education. Journal of Physical Therapy Education. 2014; 28 (Suppl. 1):39-47.
  • Effgen, SK, Howman, JL (2013). Serving the Needs of Children and their Families. In: Effgen, SK, ed. Meeting the Physical Therapy Needs of Children.
  • Effgen, SK, Howman, JL (2013). Child Appraisal: Examination and Evaluation. In: Effgen, SK, ed. Meeting the Physical Therapy Needs of Children.
  • Howman, J, Wilkinson, T, Engelhard, C, Applebaum, D. Collaborations in Clinical Education: Coordinating Top-Down and Bottom-Up Efforts to Advance Best Practices in Physical Therapist Education. Journal of Allied Health. 2018 Fall:47(3):e67-e74.

Grants

  • Teaching Effectiveness Research Grant, Ohio University College of Health Sciences and Professions (2016) for pilot study comparing an international service learning interprofessional education model with traditional domestic experiences.
  • Dean’s Challenge for Innovation Award, Ohio University College of Health Sciences and Professions, $20,000, awarded April 2018. For a proposal entitled Use of Structured Service Learning and a Reflective Electronic Portfolio to Facilitate Professional Development of Graduate Physical Therapy Students.

Awards and Honors

  • 2014, The Lee Cibrowski Faculty Advising and Mentorship Award

University/Professional Service

  • Chair for the National Consortium of Clinical Educators (NCCE)
  • Faculty for APTA’s Credentialed Clinical Instructor Program Level I Train-the-Trainer Course
  • Trainer for APTA’s Credentialed Clinical Instructor Program Level I