The promotion, maintenance, and restoration of health
As a licensed physical therapist with over 15 years of clinical experience, Sadye’s focus on health promotion spans across the lifespan with considerations for chronic disabilities, psychosocial, and cultural competence aspects of wellness from policy to practice. She earned her undergraduate and master degrees at the University of Central Florida in Micro and Molecular Biology and Physiotherapy, respectively, and advanced her studies with a PhD in Biomechanics/Human Movement Studies (under Dr. Angela Rosenberg) from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Sadye also served as a board member with the NC Council on Developmental Disabilities and Partnerships in Assistive Technology.
As a HRSA Maternal and Child Health NC-Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disorders (LEND) Fellow in Physical Therapy, Sadye’s fellowship focused on developing a curriculum in cultural competence and public health as part of the interdisciplinary leadership training for undergraduate, graduate, and postdoctoral fellows in a variety of disciplines, including Audiology, Education, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Public Health, Physical Therapy, Psychology, Social Work, and Speech and Language Pathology. As an Assistant Professor in Physiotherapy in the Schools of Medicine at Duke University and the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, she also developed and led global service learning initiatives for physical therapy graduate students at UNC-Chapel Hill and Duke University in collaboration with Obras Sociales del Santo Hermano Pedro in Antigua, Guatemala. She was formerly a science quality control editor with American Journal Experts addressing the barrier of English as the language for science.