Faculty and Staff Directory

Lynn Jeffries, PT, DPT, PhD, PCS

Director of Clinical Education
Associate Professor


Contact Information:

Oklahoma City Campus
AHB 3092

Schusterman Campus
2D29

Oklahoma City: (405) 271-2131 ext. 47131
Tulsa: (918) 660-3280

Lynn-Jeffries@ouhsc.edu


Education:

DPT, Doctor of Physical Therapy, Alabama State University, Montgomery, AL, 2012
Ph.D., Allied Health Sciences, Interdisciplinary Leadership, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK, 2003
M.S.  Pediatric Physical Therapy, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK, 1994
B.S.  Physical Therapy, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK, 1987


Teaching:

PHTH 8362 Clinical Education I - Course Director
PHTH 8383 Clinical Education II - Course Director
PHTH 9124 Clinical Education III - Course Director
PHTH 9224 Clinical Education IV - Course Director
PHTH 9253 Case Defense – group facilitator
PHTH 9152 Clinical Reasoning in Physical Therapy II  – group facilitator 
PHTH 8154 Neuro Rehabilitation for Children – Co Course Coordinator
AHS 5153 Foundations of Evidence-based Practice – Course Director


Societies and Organizations:


Member, Alpha Eta Honor Society


Research Interests:

Pediatric Physical Therapy
Early Intervention
Outcomes of children with cerebral palsy
School based physical therapy services 
Clinical Education


Funding:

  • Jeffries, L.M. (PI), $44,877, Exploring Knowledge Translation in School Based Physical Therapy. OCAST Funded, July 2017-June 2018.
  • McCoy, S, (PI). Bartlett, D., Chiarello, L., Palisano, R., Jeffries, L.M., LaForme Fiss, A.,(Co-PIs) $1,906,955 (total) $139,050 (Oklahoma, portion) . Developmental Trajectories of Impairments, Health, and Participation of Children with Cerebral Palsy. Funded by PCORI, May 2013-April 2016
  • Bartlett, D., McCoy, S., Chiarello, L. Palisano, R, Jeffries, L. M., LaForme Fiss, A, Gorter JW, Hanna S.  (Co-PIs) $1,00,439. Developmental Trajectories of Impairments, Associated Health Conditions, and Participation of Children with Cerebral Palsy. Funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research. April 2012 – March 2017
  • Effgen S, (PI)  McCoy S, Chiarello L, Jeffries L. (Co-PIs) $851,820. Relationship of Student Outcomes of School-Based Physical Therapy Services. Funded by Institute for Education Sciences. July 2011-June 2014.
  • Johnston, J, (PI) Jeffries, L. M. (CO-PI) $12,000, Oklahoma Farming Families: Disability Status and Impact. Funded by Southwest Center for Agricultural Health, Injury Prevention, and Education Center. February 2011-August 2011
  • Jeffries, L. M., (PI) Nemmers, T., Anderson, Q. $890.00. Community Fall Prevention Program. Funded by the Oklahoma Physical Therapy Foundation. Spring 2011
  • Bartlett, D. (PI), Chiarello, L. Westcott McCoy, S., Jeffries, L. M., LaForme Fiss, A. $39,220, Funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research: Knowledge Translation Supplement.  “Collaborating with Parents and Therapists to Develop Dissemination Products:  The Move & PLAY study."  May 2010 to April 2011.
  • Johnson, J., Jaco, L., Jorge, M., Jeffries, L. M.; $750.000, Funded by the USDA AgrAbility – Oklahoma AgrAbility Project, April 2010-2014 PI, $25,496, Funded by the Presbyterian Health Foundation, Title: Pediatric physicaltherapy for young children with cerebral palsy: Current interventions and suggestions about effectiveness for gross motor and self-care activity. 2008-2009 (one year no cost extension).
  • Bartlett, D. (PI), Chiarello, L., McCoy, S., and Palisano, R., (Co-PI), Jeffries, L, M. (Oklahoma Regional Coordinator). $925,315 Canadian Dollars, Funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research. Title: Understanding Determinants in Basic Motor Abilities, Self-Care, and Play in Young Children with Cerebral Palsy. 2007-2010 (one year no cost extension).


Service:

Oklahoma Physical Therapy Association – Chief Delegate and Bylaw Chairperson
Section on Pediatrics of the American Physical Therapy Association – Practice Committee, Early Intervention SIG
Child Health Advisory Task Force, Oklahoma Health Care Authority
Academic and Clinical Educators SIG


Selected Publications:

  • Effgen, S.K., McCoy, S. W., Chiarello, L.A., Jeffries, L.M., Starnes, C., & Bush, H. (2016). Outcomes for students receiving school-based physical therapy as measured by the School Function Assessment.  Pediatric Physical Therapy. 28, 371-378.
  • Chiarello, L., Bartlett, D., McCoy, S., Palisano, R., Jeffries, L. M., Fiss, A., & Wilk, P. (2016) Determinants of participation in family and recreational activities of young children with cerebral palsy. Disability and Rehabilitation, 25, 2455-2468. 
  • Chiarello, L.A., Effgen, S.K., McCoy, S. W., Jeffries, L.M., Starnes, C., & Bush, H. (2016). Student outcomes of school-based physical therapy as measured by Goal Attainment Scaling. Pediatric Physical Therapy. 28, 277-284.
  • Effgen, S.K., McCoy, S. W., Chiarello, L.A., Jeffries, L.M, & Bush, H. (2016). Physical therapy related child outcomes in school: An example of practice based evidence methodology. Pediatric Physical Therapy, 28, 47-56.
  • Jeffries, L.M., Fiss, A, McCoy., S & Bartlett, D. (2016) Description of primary and secondary impairment in young children with cerebral palsy. Pediatric Physical Therapy, 28, 7-14.   ADD
  • Prehn, J, McEwen I,Jeffries L, Jones M, Daniels T, Goshorn E, & Marx C. (2015) Decreasing sound and vibration during ground transport of infants with very low birth weight.Journal of Perinatoloty, 35, 110-114.
  • Bartlett D, Chiarello L, McCoy S, Palisano R, Jeffries L, LaForme Fiss A, Wilk P. (2014) Determinants of self-care participation of young children with cerebral palsy. Developmental Neurorehabilitation. 17(6): 403-413.
  • LaForme Fiss A, Chiarello LA, Bartlett D, Palisano RJ, Jeffries L, Almasri N, Chang H-J. (2014) Family ecology of young children with cerebral palsy.  Child: Care, Health and Development. 2014; 40(4): 562-571.
  • Bartlett, D., Chiarello, L., McCoy, S., Palisano, R., Jeffries, L. M., LaForme Fiss, A., Rosenbaum, P., & Wilk, P. (2014)  Determinants of gross motor function of young children with cerebral palsy: A prospective cohort study. Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology. 56(3), 275-282.
  • McCoy, S, Bartlett, D, Yocum, A, Jeffries, L. M., Chiarello, L, LaForme Fiss, A. & Palisano, R. (2014) Development and validity of the early clinical assessment of balance for young children with cerebral palsy. Developmental Neruorehabilitation. 17(6): 375-383.

Book Chapters

  • Jeffries, L .M. & Fiss A. The International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health (ICF): Focusing on the Environment. In T. Catalino & L. E. Meyer (Eds.), Environment: Promoting meaningful access, participation, and inclusion (DEC Recommended Practices Monograph Series No. 2) (pp.19-32). Division of Early Childhood, Washington, DC, 2016.   ADD
  • Jeffries, L. M.  Individual Family Service Plan (IFSP). In I. R. McEwen (Ed.). Providing Physical Therapy Services: Under Parts B & C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act. (pp.67-75). American Physical Therapy Association, Alexandria, VA, 2009.
  • Kolobe, H., Jeffries, L. M., & Smith, J. The natural environment.  In I. R. McEwen (Ed.). Providing Physical Therapy Services: Under Parts B & C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act. (pp. 99-106). American Physical Therapy Association, Alexandria, VA, 2009.