Faculty and Staff : Full-Time Faculty

Helen L. Masin, PhD, PT

Primary Appointment:
Department of Physical Therapy, Miller School of Medicine, Associate Professor

Education: PhD Educational Leadership (1992), University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL

MMSc Pediatrics Physical Therapy and Education (1977), Emory University, Atlanta, GA BS Physical Therapy (1970), New York University, New York, NY

Service:
Co-Chair Cross Cultural and International SIG, APTA 2002-present
Consultant physical therapist for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing program a the University of Miami Debbie School 1999-present
Rape Aggression Defense Instructor for UM Women 1998 – present

Awards:
American Physical Therapy Association – Section on Pediatrics Dissertation Award 1992

Research:
Clinical Education
Cross Cultural Communication
Physical Therapy in Pediatrics

Selected Publications:
Masin, HL, “Communicating with Cultural Sensitivity” in Patient Practitioner Interaction, Gina Musolino, Slack Publishers, 2016, in press, 6th edition

Masin, HL, “Communicating to establish rapport and reduce negativity” in Patient Practitioner Interaction, CM Davis, Slack Publishers, 2016, in press, 6th edition

Masin, HL, “Communications in Physical Therapy in the 21st Century”, in Introduction to Physical Therapy, Michael Pagliarulo, Mosby, 2015

Masin, HL, “Communication” in Physical Therapy in the 21st Century”, in Introduction to Physical Therapy, Michael Pagliarulo, Mosby, 79-105, 2011, 5th edition

Masin, HL, “Communicating to establish rapport and reduce negativity” in Patient Practitioner Interaction, CM Davis, Slack Publishers, 127-141. 2011 5th edition

Masin, HL, “ Communicating with Cultural Sensitivity” in Patient Practitioner Interaction, CM Davis, Slack, Publishers, 143-155. 2011, 5th edition

Masin, HL, “Cross Cultural Communication” in Cultural Competence: A Life Long Journey to Cultural Proficiency, Ronnie Leavitt, Slack Publishers, 2010.

Masin, HL, in Introduction to Physical Therapy, “Communications in Physical Therapy”, M Pagliarulo.ed. St Louis, Mosby Publishers, 2007

Masin, HL, in Educating Physical Therapists as Primary Care Practitioners—Competencies for the Learner and Faculty Development, “Affective education and Participant Centered Problem Solving for Educators,” Darbonne and Bartolett Publishers, Baton Rouge, LA, 2004

Masin, H.L., Cross Cultural Rehabilitation an International Perspective, R. Leavitt, ed. “Cross Cultural Parent Education” London, WB Saunders, 339-359, 1999

Masin, H.L., in Patient Practitioner Interaction, 4th edition, CM Davis, ed “Communicating to establish rapport and reduce negativity using Neurolinguistic Psychology” Thorofare, NJ, Slack Publishers, 132-146, 2006.

Masin, H.L., in Patient Practitioner Interaction, 4th edition, CM Davis, ed, “Communicating with Cultural Sensitivity”, Thorofare, NJ, Slack Publishers, 149-162, 2006

*Masin, H.L., *In Early Intervention Vergara E.R., Adams, S., and Beckman D. Contemporary Therapies for Infants and Toddlers: Preferred Approaches in Implementing Early Intervention, M. Graham and D Bryant, Ed, New York, Guilford Press, 253-287, 1993.

Courses Taught
PTS 633 – Communication in Physical Therapy
PTS 710 – Clinical Internship I
PTS 711 – Clinical Internship II
PTS 803 – Clinical Internship III
PTS 804 – Clinical Internship IV