Roberta Gatlin

Roberta Bertie Gatlin, PT, ScDPT, PCS graduated from University of Memphis in 1986 with a BS in Special Education and from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center Department of Physical Therapy in 1989 with a BS in Physical Therapy. She completed her Doctorate of Science in Physical Therapy in 2013. She received her Board Certified Pediatric Clinical Specialty in 2001 and recertification in 2011. Her experience draws from over 25 years of pediatric work within the NICU and0-3 year population. She is currently Assistant Professor at UTHSC College of Health Professions in Memphis, TN.Bertie currently provides clinical care for two metropolitan NICUs and PT services for the University Therapists outpatient department. Her research focus is on sound levels in the NICU and the late preterm infant and their risk for developmental delay. She currently holds the Regional VI Director Position and vice-chair position for the NICU specialty interest group for the Academy of Pediatric Physical Therapy of the APTA

Disclosure: Financial: Roberta Gatlin receives a speaking fee from Education Resources for this course. Non-Financial: Roberta Gatlin is on the membership Board of the APTA.

Roberta's Courses:

Intervention in the NICU: A Neurodevelopmental Approach

Treating Infants and Families in the NICU and Beyond

What others are saying:

"This is the 1st NICU lecture I have attended.  The information was presented extremely organized and covered many, many important topics when dealing with the premie population.  Presenter presented information very clearly and gave numerous information to help bring back to integrate in my work.  She provided hands on opportunities that were helpful as well.  Excellent examples provided.  Excellent opportunity for feedback." - L Czerwinski, OT

"Roberta was an excellent speaker and a wealth of knowledge in the NICU neurodevelopmental approach to therapeutic interventions."-Katherine Lowry, OT

"Roberta did a great job of covering not only NICU therapeutic foundations, but also provided us with a good understanding of medical considerations when working with this population. Very worthwhile!"-Kari Badger, PT

"Roberta presented information in a practical manner-she is a wealth of knowledge!"-Brenda Prosser, OT

"Roberta's clinical experience coupled with her ability to relay this information in an educational setting makes for a unique and valuable learning experience. Her style is laid back, but thorough."-D. Brooke Sanders, OT