Donald Shaw

Professor - Physical Therapy Program

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Bachelor of Science
George Williams College, Downers Grove, IL
Health and Physical Education
May, 1969
 
Masters of Science
George Williams College, Downers Grove, IL
Physical Education
May, 1971
 
Doctor of Philosophy, Ph.D.
Kent State University, Kent, OH
Exercise Physiology
May, 1986
 
Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy
Texas State University, San Marcos, TX
Physical Therapy
December, 1996
 
Doctor of Ministry, D.Min.
Southern Evangelical Seminary, Matthews, NC
Apologetics
April, 2010
 

Phone: (623) 518-2386 ext. 103
Email:  

Courses Taught
  • PTH 518 Research Methods in Physical Therapy  
    Course Director
  • PTH 519 Critical Inquiry
    Course Director
  • PTH 534 Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Physical Therapy
    Course Director
  • PTH 720 Evidence Based Practice 1
    Course Director
  • PTH 730 Evidence Based Practice 2
    Course Director
Research Interests & Expertise Areas
  • Physiologic responses to fighting fires in desert heat conditions
  • Electrocardiographic profiles of firefighters during routine shift work

Honors & Awards

2005: Faculty Excellence Award for Outstanding Scholarship, College of Health Professions, Texas State University

2005: Best Oral Presentation, College of Health Professions Research Forum, Texas State University

2004: Presidential Award for Excellence in Scholarship and Creative Activities - Runner Up, Texas State University

2004: Outstanding Alumnus, Department of Physical Therapy, College of Health Professions, Texas State University

2003: Lighthouse Professor Award, Campus Life Ministries/Campus Faculty Forum, Texas State University

2002: Dean’s Award, Excellence in Teaching, College of Allied Health Professions, East Carolina University

1999: Awarded Fellowship, American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation, George Williams College

1969: R. Tait McKenzie Award, Leadership in Physical Education, George Williams College


Publications and Presentations

Bierwas D, Leafman J, Shaw DK. The evidence-based practice beliefs and knowledge of physical therapy clinical instructors. Internet J Allied Health Sci and Pract. 2016:14(3):1-12.

Bierwas D, Leafman J, Wallace L, Shaw DK, Fehrer S. Physical therapy clinical instructor self-reported evidence-based practice use. Internet J Allied Health Sci and Pract. 2015;13(4):1-9.

Shaw DK, Potter, D. Is the Young Men's Christian Association "Christian"? Some historic and contemporary research examined. Christian Apologetics Journal. 2014;12(1):87-115.

Cahalin L, LaPier TK, Shaw DK. Sternal precautions: is it time for change? Precautions verses restrictions–a review of literature and recommendations for revision. Cardiopulm Phys Ther J. 2011;22(1):5-15.

Shaw DK. Overview of telehealth and its application to cardiopulmonary physical therapy. Cardiopulm Phys Ther J. 2009;20(2):13-18.

Marshall SM, Shaw DK, Honles GL, Sparks KE. Interdisciplinary approach to the rehabilitation of an 18-year-old patient with bronchopulmonary dysplasia using telerehabilitation technology. Respir Care. 2008;53(3):346-350.

Cade WT, Fantry LE, Nabar SR, Shaw DK, Keyser RE. Impaired oxygen on-kinetics in persons with human immunodeficiency virus are not due to highly active antiretroviral therapy. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2003;84:1831-1838.

Cade WT, Fantry LE, Nabar SR, Shaw DK, Keyser RE. A comparison of Qt and a-vO2 in individuals with HIV taking and not taking HAART. Med Sci Sport Exer. 2003;35(7):1108-1117.

Shaw DK. The CAPRI story: two decades of innovation and service. J Cardiopulm Rehabil. 2001;21(6):392-395.

Shaw DK, Heggestad-Hereford JR, Southard DR, Sparks KE. American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Telemedicine Position Statement. J Cardiopulm Rehabil. 2001;21(5):261-262.

Shaw DK, Artois JW, McCord AM, Stravakas P, Jenkins WL. Efficacy of telemedicine in the evaluation of patients with cardiopulmonary disease. Phys Ther Case Reports. 2000;3(1):37-39.


Professional Memberships

American Physical Therapy Association, 1995-present

  • Home Health Section, 2006-present
  • Cardiopulmonary Section, 1995-present
  • Acute Care Section, 2016-present

American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation, 1986-present

  • Florida Association, 2013-present
  • Arizona Association, 2009-present
  • Texas Association, 2002-2008
  • Tennessee Association, President, 1990-1994
  •  Ohio Association, 1986-1989

American College of Sports Medicine, 1972-present

  •  Florida Chapter, 2013-2014
  • Arizona Chapter, 2009, 2015-2017
  • Texas Chapter, 2002-2008
  •  Southeast Chapter, 1989-2001
  • Midwest Chapter (board member), 1975-1988

Conferences Attended

  • Arizona APTA -Spring Conference 2017
    Phoenix, AZ
  • APTA Combined Sections Meeting 2016
    Anaheim, CA
  • AACVPR Annual Meeting 2015
    Washington, DC
  • AACVPR Annual Meeting 2014
    Denver, CO
  • APTA Combined Sections Meeting 2014
    Las Vegas
  • AACVPR Annual Meeting 2013
    Nashville, TN
  • Arizona APTA Fall Meeting 2013
    Phoenix, AZ
  • AACVPR Annual Meeting 2012
    Orlando, FL
  • APTA Combined Sections Meeting 2012
    Chicago, IL
  • APTA Combined Sections Meeting 2010
    San Diego, CA
  • Arizona APTA Leadership Conference 2009
    Phoenix, AZ
  • APTA Combined Sections Meeting 2009
    Las Vegas, NV
  • CAPTE Self-Study Workshop 2008
    Phoenix, AZ
  • APTA Combined Sections Meeting 2008
    Nashville, TN
  • APTA Combined Sections Meeting 2007
    Boston, MA

 

Grants Received

  • Faculty Incentive Grant - $2,000 - Electrocardiographic Reponses to Fighting Fires in Desert Heat Conditions, Franklin Pierce University, Goodyear, Arizona, 2016 (Principal Investigator)
  • Faculty Incentive Grant - $6,697 - Electrocardiographic Reponses to Fighting Fires in Desert Heat Conditions, Franklin Pierce University, Goodyear, Arizona, 2015 (Principal Investigator)
  • Research Grant - $204,000 (The PSH Foundation) Development of the Telehealth Program (Transtelephonic Exercise Monitoring) in the Department of Physical Therapy, Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas, 2003-2006 (Principal Investigator)
  • Research Grant - $150,000 (The PSH Foundation) Continued development of the Telehealth Program in the Department of Physical Therapy, Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas, 2006 - 2007 (Principal Investigator)
  • APTA Home Health Section Grant - $5,000 - Real-Time Telerehabilitation as an Adjunct to Physical Therapy Home Visits Following Total Knee Arthroplasty, Midwestern University, Glendale, Arizona, 2009 (Co-Principal Investigator)
  • Faculty incentive Grant - $2,120 - Efficacy of Using Telehealth Technology to Provide Sternal Precaution Education to Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Patients in a Skilled Nursing Facility, Midwestern University, Glendale, Arizona, 2008 (Co-Principal Investigator)

Service

  • Arizona Physical Therapy Association - Spring Conference, Invited Presentation, Four Studies Challenging Conventional Thought Regarding Vital Signs - 2017
  • APTA Home Health Section - Certification Planning Committee - 2017
  • Arizona Physical Therapy Association - Fall Conference, Invited Presentation, Select Topics in Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy (four lectures)- 2011

University Service:

  • Franklin Pierce University
    Member, Institutional Review Board, 2015-present

Department Service:

  • Franklin Pierce University
    Member, Assessment Committee, 2015
  • Electives Instructor (Apologetics), Grace Bible Church, San Marcos, Texas, 2006-2007
  • Member, Budget Committee, Grace Bible Church, San Marcos, Texas, 2006-2008
  • Expert Witness, Bellinger & DeWolf, LLP, Dallas, Texas, 2004
  • Expert Witness, Bredehoft & Associates, LLP, Dallas, Texas, 2004
  • Physical Therapist, Texas Physical Therapy Association Fitness Screening Day, Austin, Texas, 2003
  • Member, Nominating Committee, Davidson County Tennessee, American Heart Association, 1993-1994
  • Chair, Healthsite Committee, Davidson County Division, American Heart Association, 1992-1994