Department of Rehabilitation Sciences
Waters College of Health Professions

Kathleen Schaefer

Director of Clinical Education and Assistant Professor

Contact Information:

Office: Armstrong Campus-Armstrong Center – Room 234
Phone: 912-344-3315


BA French,University of Virginia
MBA, College of Williams & Mary
MSPT, Armstrong Atlantic State University
DPT, Simmons College

Dr. Schaefer joined the faculty in May 2008.  She teaches clinical and professional basics, legal and management issues, courses in geriatrics as well as a clinical simulation course. She is a member of the Education and Acute Care sections of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). She continues to work at one of the local hospitals in both acute care and in-patient rehabilitation.  With a work history in corporate and manufacturing environments, she brings a unique perspective to the delivery of health care.

Dr. Schaefer has been an active member of the APTA since 1999. She is also a volunteer with the Edel Caregiver Institute, a service of Hospice Savannah.

Last updated: 1/4/2019

Georgia Southern University Armstrong Campus 

Department of Rehabilitation Sciences Dept # 4902
11935 Abercorn Street
Savannah, GA 31419