Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy
- August 2009- June 2012, Probono physical therapy services, NeuroResources, Oklahoma City, Okla.
- October 2004- October 2011, Probono physical therapy services, Rylyn Meacham Center, Oklahoma City; Okla.
- July 1997 – July 2004, Lead Physical Therapist on Acquired Brain Injury Unit, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Winston Salem, N.C.
- January 1996 – June 1997, Contract Physical Therapist, Alachua General Hospital, Gainesville, Fla.
- February 1992 – June 1994, Physical Therapist, Mount Ascutney Hospital and Health Center, Windsor, Vt.
- January 1991 – February 1992, Traveling Physical Therapist, Health Tour; Andover, Mass.
- October 1989 – September 1990, Physiotherapist, Canterbury Area Health Board, The Princess Margaret Hospital, Christchurch, NZ
- July 1987 – September 1989, Physical Therapist, North Country Hospital, Newport, Vt.
- August 1986 – May 1987, Traveling Physical Therapist, Travcorps, Malden, Mass.
- September 1984 – July 1986, Physical Therapist, University of Tennessee Memorial Research Center and Hospital, Knoxville, Tenn.
- Doctor of Philosophy – Nova Southeastern University
- Master of Health Science (MHS) – University of Florida
- Bachelor of Science (BS) in Physical Therapy (PT) – University of Vermont
- Certified as a Specialist in Neurologic Physical Therapy by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties in 1996, recertified in 2006, and awarded Emeritus status in June 2016.
Nemmers, TM, Jorge M, Leahy T. Health literacy and aging: an overview for rehabilitation professionals. Topics in Geriatric Rehabilitation. 2013;29(2):79-88.
Leahy TE. Impact of a limited trial of walking training using body weight support and a treadmill on the gait characteristics of an individual with chronic, incomplete spinal cord injury. Physiotherapy Theory and Practice. 2010;26(4):1-7.
Leahy TE, Bowman TG, France T, Kreil E, Litwiler T, Tanner J. “Test-retest reliability of the NeuroCom Limits of Stability test when used with college athletes.” Poster presentation: APTA Combined Sections Meeting; February 2016.
Leahy T, Bowman T, France T. “Reliability and generalizability of the Limits of Stability test when used with college athletes.” Poster presentation: Virginia Physical Therapy Association Annual Meeting; October 2015.
Elam P, Leahy T, Elam S. “A 3-year integrated approach to enhancing DPT student core values.” Poster presentation: APTA Combined Sections Meeting; February 2015.
Leahy T, Blackinton M, Livingston S, Cheng MS. “Balance performance among intercollegiate football players and the relationship to performance on a neurocognitive test.” Poster presentation: APTA Combined Sections Meeting; January 2013.
Leahy T, Blackinton M, Livingston S, Cheng MS. “Balance performance among intercollegiate football players and the relationship to performance on a neurocognitive test.” Platform presentation: VPTA Annual Meeting; October 2012.
Leahy T, Thacker M. “The Utilization of concussion management guidelines by rural and urban high school coaches: a descriptive study.” Poster presentation: APTA Annual Conference and Exposition; June 2011.
Nemmers T, Jorge M, Leahy T. “Aging Adults with Low Health Literacy: Implications for Patient Education”. Course presented at APTA Annual Conference and Exposition; June 2010.
Leahy T. “Impact of a Limited Trial of Walking Training Using Body Weight Support and a Treadmill on the Gait Characteristics of an Individual With Chronic Incomplete Spinal Cord Injury.” Poster presentation at APTA Annual Conference and Exposition; June 2009.
Leahy TE. “Infusing Core Values Through Service Learning in a Pro Bono Clinic.” Poster presentation at APTA Annual Conference and Exposition; June 2008.
Jorge M, Leahy T. “Incorporating Service Learning in Physical Therapy Curriculum to Foster Professional Core Values.” Poster Presentation at the World Conference of Physical Therapists; June 2007.
Mayes B, Seybold S, Garrett T, Jorge M, Leahy T. “Investigation of Automatic Reciprocal Gait and Speech Recovery in an Individual Status Post Frontal Lobe Stroke Using Body Weight Support Treadmill Training.” Poster presentation at APTA Annual Conference and Exposition; June 2006.
- American Physical Therapy Association (APTA): Neurology Section, Education Section
Dr. Leahy’s primary teaching responsibility at Lynchburg is in the neuromuscular dysfunction track.
In her spare time, Dr. Leahy enjoys outdoor activities including hiking, biking, and gardening.