Deborah K Anderson, PT, EdD, PCS

Associate Program Director and Associate Professor


Midwestern University
College of Health Sciences
Physical Therapy Program
Alumni Hall 320I
555 31st St.
Downers Grove, IL 60515

Office: (630) 515-7281
e-mail: dander@midwestern.edu

EDUCATION

B.S. Physical Therapy UHS/Chicago Medical School, North Chicago, IL 1986
M.S. Physical Therapy UHS/Chicago Medical School, North Chicago, IL 1991
Ed.D. Adult and Higher Ed. Northern Illinois University, Dekalb, IL 2015

RESEARCH SUMMARY

My research agenda has three branches, all of which have current projects: pediatric physical therapy, professionalism in PT education/clinical education, and the scholarship of teaching and learning.

Publications

Kenyon, L., Martin, K., Birkmeier, M., & Anderson, D. (2015). Innovation in Pediatric Clinical Education.  Pediatric Physical Therapy, 27:178-186

Noronha S, Anderson DK, Lee M, Krumdick ND, Irwin KE, Burton-Hess J, Ciancio M, Wallingford M, & Workman GM. (2015) Professionalism in Physician Assistant, Physical Therapist, Occupational Therapist, Clinical Psychology and Biomedical Sciences Students. Journal of Allied Health.

Anderson, D. (2015). Catherine: Early intervention.  In S. Cahill & P. Bowyer (Eds.). Cases in Pediatric Occupational Therapy: Assessment and Intervention. Thorofare, NJ: Slack Inc.

Anderson, D., & Burns, S. (2013). One minute assessment: Student perception of learning gains. College Student Journal, 47(1), 219-225.  

Anderson, D. & Irwin, K. (2013). Self-assessment of professionalism in physical therapy education. WORK: A Journal of Prevention, Assessment, & Rehabilitation, 44, 275-281.

Anderson, D. (2013) Case study: Developmental Coordination Disorder in S.K. Effgen, Editor, Meeting the Physical Therapy Needs of Children-2nd Edition. Philadelphia, PA: F.A. Davis.

Anderson, D. (2011). Adult learning with audience response systems. Academic Exchange Quarterly, 15(3), 30-36.