Malorie Novak

Interim Vice Chair and Program Director

Malorie Novak

Interim Vice Chair and Program Director

Associate Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

College of Allied Health Sciences
Department of Physical Therapy

  • (706) 721-1518
  • EC-1342


  • Ph.D., Physical Therapy/Therapist Nova Southeastern University -, 2009

  • DPT, Physical Therapy/Therapist Chatham College, 2004

  • MPT, Physical Therapy/Therapist Gannon University, 1994

  • BS, Biology/Biological Sciences, General Gannon University, 1992


  • Online Teaching Certification Augusta University, 2020

  • Certified Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner University of Tennessee, 2014

  • South Carolina Physical Therapy License South Carolina State Board of Physical Therapy, 2014

  • Credentialed Clinical Instructor American Physical Therapy Association, 2004

  • Certificate of Advanced Competency in Home Health Home Health Section of the American Physical Therapy Association, 2020

  • Georgia Physical Therapist License GA Professional Licensing Brd, 2007

  • Certified OASIS Specialist-Clinical OASIS Answers, 2019

  • PTL GA Professional Licensing Brd, 2007

  • BLS AHA, 2014

Awards & Honors

  • Educational Innovation Institute Educational Research Award Augusta University, 2014

  • Outstanding Service Award Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy, 2014

  • Phi Kappa Phi National Collegiate Honor Society Augusta University, 2014

  • Item Writer's Hall of Fame Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy, 2013

  • Academy of Educators Augusta University, 2012

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • PTHP 9394

  • PTHP 8361

  • PTHP 8315

    Prof Practice Expectations 5
  • PTHP 8214

    Prof Prac Expec IV
  • PTHP 7212

    Prof Prac Expectations II
  • PTHP 9171

    Integrated Patient Management
  • PTHP 9116

    Prof Prac Expectations 6
  • PTHP 7111

    Prof Prac Expectations I


Selected Recent Publications

  • Jefferson Scale of Lifelong Learning-Health Professions Students Version (JeffSLL-HPS): An Instrument to Measure Health Professions Students’ Orientation Toward Lifelong Learning, 2014
  • Measuring health professions students’ orientation toward lifelong learning, 2014
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • DREAM: Critical Synthesis Package of Jefferson Scale of Physician Lifelong Learning, 2013
  • The National Physical Therapist Assistant Examination’s First Time Pass Rates and Their Relationships to Education Program Faculty Attributes, 2011
    Journal Article, Professional Journal
  • Translation of the Parents’ Evaluation of Developmental Status (PEDS) Developmental Screening Tool for Identification of Developmental Delay in Children from Birth to Five Years of Age in the Karagwe District of Northwestern Tanzania, East Africa: A Pilot Study, 2006
    Journal Article, Professional Journal

Department Service

  • Academic Success Committee 2020 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair

College Service

  • Faculty Focus Group, Institutional Effectiveness Advisory Committee’s Student Learning Objectives Improvement Task Force 2021 - Present

    Role: Attendee, Meeting
  • Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Research Council Subcommittee 2020 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • AU College of Allied Health Sciences Academy of Health Science Educators 2020 - Present

    Role: Attendee, Meeting

University Service

  • Title IX 2021 - Present

  • Title IX 2021 - Present

Professional Service

  • Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy Resolutions Committee 2021 - Present

    Role: Member
  • Internet Journal of Allied Health Sciences and Practice 2009 - Present

    Role: Reviewer, Journal Article