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Paul Higgins

Assistant Professor
Department of Rehabilitation Sciences
  • DPT, Simmons College (with distinction) 
  • MPT, American International College
  • BS, Rhode Island College

860.768.4851
phiggins@hartford.edu
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Paul Higgins

Teaching Focus

Assistant Professor Paul Higgins DPT,MPT,ATC,CSCS educates students in Functional and Clinical Gross Anatomy, Orthopedic Pathology, Clinical Modalities and Research. He also serves as a clinical instructor for the physical therapy program’s clinical integration series, as first year DPT students learn hands-on, in the clinical setting at University Physical Therapy, LLC.  In the community, he is an integral part of a license requirement for Occupational Therapists in New Jersey, as he instructs a 30 hour licensure requirement for therapists using physical modalities.

Professional Interests

Paul Higgins continues to treat patients in his co-owned outpatient physical therapy office, University Physical Therapy, LLC.  His area of interest clinically is sport related injuries and post-surgical rehabilitation, having begun his career as an athletic trainer.  His research focus is on the effectiveness of clinical modalities in the treatment of pathology as well as sport-specific training and athletic performance.

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