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Rebecca Keefer PT, DPT, CCS

Senior Clinical Instructor
  • Physical Therapy (SOM)
  • General Faculty

Dr. Rebecca Keefer, PT, DPT, CCS graduated from Pepperdine University in 2007 with a Bachelor of Science in Sports Medicine.  She received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of Colorado in 2011.  Becca has been practicing at the University of Colorado Hospital (UCH) for 13 years, primarily in the medical, cardiac, and cardiothoracic ICUs. She became a board certified specialist in cardiovascular and pulmonary physical therapy (CCS) in 2017 and is passionate about promoting physical therapy in the ICU, improving outcomes for patients who are critically ill, and working closely with the heart and lung transplant teams.  Becca has previously acted as a site coordinator of clinical education at UCH.

Dr Keefer is passionate about teaching both in the clinical setting as well as in the academic setting with the CU DPT program.  She is a member of the clinical education team and has taught primarily within the Medical Conditions courses.  She also acts as a Capstone instructor, assists with the Examination/Evaluation and Foundations of Intervention courses, and co-coordinates the Acute Care Elective.

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