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Sheri R. Kiami


Associate Director of Graduate Affairs; Associate Clinical Professor; Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Leader for the School of Clinical and Rehabilitation Sciences

Physical Therapy, Human Movement, and Rehabilitation Sciences


Neurologic Physical Therapy
American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties


Dr. Sheri Kiami is an Associate Clinical Professor at Northeastern University in the Department of Physical Therapy, Movement & Rehabilitation Sciences. Her primary teaching responsibilities are in neurological rehabilitation, and she is the neurologic curriculum content leader within her department. She is former Chair of the American Physical Therapy Association of Massachusetts Neurologic Special Interest Group, and a board member of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health Falls Prevention Coalition. Dr. Kiami is an appointed member of the Dean’s Diversity Task Force, and a member of the Faculty Council’s Diversity Committee at the Bouve College for Health Sciences. She received her BS in Biology from Cornell University, and her Master’s and Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Simmons College with distinction. She is a Board Certified Specialist in Neurologic Physical Therapy by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties. Her clinical experience is in acute care at Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital, and currently in subacute rehabilitation at Sherrill House, Inc. Dr. Kiami’s research has focused on falls prevention among older adults, and the scholarship of teaching and learning concentrating on the use of interprofessional simulation and new technology to enhance educational outcomes and promote critical thinking skills among physical therapy students.