Mary S. Swiggum, PT, PhD, PCS
- PhD, Texas Woman's University, Houston, Texas
- MHS, University of Indianapolis, Indianapolis, Indiana
- BSPT, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts
Licensure Information/Registration Number
- Licensed Physical Therapist; Louisiana Board of Physical Therapy Examiners
- Pediatric Certified Specialist, American Physical Therapy Association, American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties; 1995-present
- American Physical Therapy Association
- Pediatric Section of the American Physical Therapy Association
- Education Section of the American Physical Therapy Association
- Council on Exceptional Children
- Neurodevelopmental Treatment Association
- Swiggum M, Hamilton ML, Gleeson P, Roddey T. Assessment and management of pain in children with cerebral palsy: implications for pediatric physical therapy. Pediatric Physical Therapy. 2010; 22(3):330-335.
- Swiggum M, Hamilton ML, Gleeson P, Roddey T. Pain assessment and management in children with neurological impairment: practice patterns of pediatric physical therapists. Pediatric Physical Therapy. 2010; 22(1):86-92.
- Swiggum M. Predictors of Fine Motor Performance in Children Born with Low Birth Weight. Virginia Physical Therapy Association Annual Conference. 2010. Herndon, Virginia.
- Tupper S, Swiggum M. Procedural Pain in Pediatrics. Canadian Physiotherapy Association Annual Conference. 2010. St. John's, Newfoundland.
- Swiggum M, Hamilton ML, Gleeson P, Roddey T. Pain Assessment and Management in Children with Neurological Impairment: Practice Patterns of Pediatric Physical Therapists. American Academy of Developmental Medicine and Cerebral Palsy Annual Meeting. 2009. Phoenix, Arizona.
Funded Grant Activity
- Development of Assistive Technology Resource Center, The Children's Miracle Network. 2000. $10,000.
- Development of community at-risk intervention program for infants and toddlers. 1999. $150,000.
- Development and coordination of community identification and referral system for infants and toddlers at risk for developmental delay, The Rapides Foundation. 1998. $100,000.
Honors and Awards
- Outstanding Mentor Redbud Award, Texas Women's University, 2009
- Caremark Orthopedic Award for Academic Excellence, University of Indianapolis, 1995
- DPT 723 Integrated Case Application Lab Level I
- DPT 725 Motor Develop & Motor Behavior Across the Lifespan
- DPT 815 Physical Therapy with Special Populations I
- DPT 823 Integrated Case Application Lab Level II
- DPT 923 Physical Therapy with Special Populations II
- DPT 923 Integrated Case Application Lab Level III