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International Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

International Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Open Access

ISSN: 2329-9096

+44 1300 500008

Tiffany Shubert

Tiffany Shubert

Research Scientist

Biography
Dr. Tiffany E. Shubert is the president of Shubert Consulting, and holds adjunct positions as a Scientist at the UNC Center for Aging and Health, the Institute on Aging and the UNC Division of Physical Therapy. She is recognized as a leader in falls prevention and has collaborated with the CDC to identify key components in the translation and dissemination of evidence-based falls prevention programs. Dr. Shubert received a BA in Communication at the University of California at San Diego, a Master’s of Physical Therapy from the University of California at San Francisco, and her Ph.D. from the Curriculum in Human Movement Science at UNC Chapel Hill.Dr. Shubert’s research is focused on identifying factors that contribute to healthy aging, falls prevention, and developing multi-disciplinary community based interventions to create a continuum of care for older adults. Dr. Shubert was the team lead for a project to develop, implement, and evaluate an evidence-based balance improvement program delivered at senior centers by physical therapists in collaboration with fitness professionals. She is the lead author of the North Carolina Roadmap for Healthy Aging, an interactive wiki designed to inventory health promotion programs for each county to facilitate referral and utilization of community-based programs. She is currently funded through the Carolina Geriatric Education Consortium to develop and disseminate best practice falls prevention for clinicians across the continuum of care. As president of Shubert Consulting, her work is focused on improving current clinical practice and identifying non-traditional delivery systems, including gaming technology, to create a continuum of care for older patients. Dr. Shubert is a founding member and leader of the North Carolina Falls Prevention Coalition, and an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association.
Research Interest

Dr. Shubert’s research is focused on identifying factors that contribute to healthy aging, falls prevention, and developing multi-disciplinary community based interventions to create a continuum of care for older adults, Rehabilitation, Healthcare.

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