Rachel Keith, PT, DPT

Academic Coordinator of Clinical Education, Instructor, PT Programs


San Marcos, CA


College of Health Sciences


Sports Medicine


Doctor of Physical Therapy, Loma Linda University
Bachelor of Arts in Kinesiology with an emphasis in Athletic Training, Point Loma Nazarene University

Research Interests

Post Concussion Treatment
Non Pharmaceutical Pain Management
International Clinical Education
Executive Leadership

Dr. Rachel Keith graduated from Point Loma Nazarene University with a Bachelor of Arts in Kinesiology with an emphasis in Athletic Training in 2005. She went on to complete her Doctor of Physical Therapy from Loma Linda University in 2009.

Prior to joining the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences as Academic Coordinator of Clinical Education and Instructor in April 2022, Dr. Keith worked outside the University in a variety of clinical and administrative roles. She has worked closely with C-suite executives and department directors while developing and executing operations of internal programs, such as community and athletic partnerships, sports medicine specialty practice and corporate compliance.

Dr. Keith’s research interests include international clinical education, pain management strategies, post-concussion treatment and executive leadership. She has a passion for mentorship, community outreach and continuous learning. She brings her experience and knowledge from the field, clinic and boardroom in effort to promote curiosity and encourage collaborative problem solving.