BS, Ursinius College
MS, Texas Woman's University
PhD, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
ABPTS Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS)
Licensed Physical Therapist in VA
- Gross Anatomy
- Exercise Physiology
- Outcomes following orthopedic surgeries
- Obesity prevention and management
- Innovative teaching strategies in the DPT curriculum
Dr. Skye Donovan has been part of Marymount’s faculty since 2008. Her areas of practice include orthopedics and sports medicine. Dr. Donovan has a very active research agenda, presents her research at national meetings (e.g. APTA, ACSM and Arthroscopy Association of North America) and publishes in a variety of peer-reviewed rehabilitation and health care management journals.
Dr. Donovan is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and the American Association of Clinical Anatomists (AACA). Dr. Donovan also is a member of the obesity prevention task force of the Arlington County Healthy Community Action Team, a project dedicated to promoting wellness and disease prevention.
Dr. Donovan has received several grants to support her research, most recently she was awarded $2000 to fund a Go Baby Go initiative at Marymount University to build and modify ride on cars for children with special needs. She is also part of a pilot grant using 3D printers in rehabilitative technology projects.
Skye is extremely active in the APTA and has served as a member 2009-15 and as Chair (2013-14) of the NEXT conference program committee.
The first time Dr. Skye Donovan saw a Go Baby Go! car in action she was moved to tears.
Donovan, an associate professor of physical therapy, and s...