Leslie J. Day
Associate Clinical Professor
Department of Physical Therapy, Movement & Rehabilitation Science, Faculty
Office: 301K Robinson Hall
Leslie Day earned her B.S. in Exercise Physiology from UMass Lowell, a M.S. in Applied Anatomy & Physiology from Boston University, and a Ph.D. in Biology from Northeastern University with her research on the kinematics of locomotion. She currently works as an Associate Clinical Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy, Movement and Rehabilitation Sciences at Northeastern University. Her main teaching role is in Gross Anatomy and Neuroanatomy courses. Students enjoy her clinical teaching style, use of technology and innovative teaching methods. She has received the University teaching with technology award three times and in 2009 was awarded the Excellence in Teaching Award. In 2017 she received national recognition for her teaching by being the recipient of the ADInstruments Sam Drogo Technology in the Classroom Award from the Human Anatomy & Physiology Society (HAPS). Her current research focuses on the effectiveness of different teaching pedagogies effect of student’s motivation and learning, including the ﬂipped-classroom and various technology.