Deborah K Anderson, PT, EdD, MS, PCS

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: professionalism in PT education/clinical education, the scholarship of teaching and learning, and pediatric physical therapy,

Publications

Anderson,  D. K. , Furze,  J., Moore,  J. G. (2018). Moving toward excellence in pediatric physical therapy education: a scoping review. Pediatric Physical Therapy, accepted
for publication
.

Bradley, K., Schumacher, C., Borchert, J., Kliethermes, M. A., & Anderson, D. K. (2018).  The Validity and Reliability of a Tool for Assessing Ambulatory Care Pharmacist Practice (TAAPP). American Journal of
Health-System Pharmacy
, accepted for publication.

Anderson DA. (2018). Adult Use of Clickers & Personal Response Systems. In CA McCollough (Ed.) STEM The Pedagogy of Promise. (pp. 79-87). Stuyvesant Falls, NY: Rapid Intellect Group.

Anderson, D. K. & Hall, K. D. (2018). Reliability, internal consistency, and minimal detectable change of the APTA Professionalism in Physical therapy: Core Values Self-Assessment. JOPTE, 32(2): 145-150.

Cech, D., Krzak, J., & Anderson, D. (2017). Linking the Essential Core Competencies to Pediatric Content in an Entry-Level Physical Therapy Education Curriculum: A Case Report. JOPTE, 31(4): 89-94. 

Anderson, D. K. (2017). Adult use of clickers & personal response systems. Academic Exchange Quarterly, 21(2): 56-64.

Kenyon, L., Anderson, D. K., & Frost, J. G. (2017). A Survey of Pediatric Clinical Education in DPT Professional Education. JOPTE, 31(3): 105-113.

Noronha S, Anderson DK, Lee M, Krumdick ND, Irwin KE, Burton-Hess J, Ciancio M, Wallingford M, & Workman GM. (2016) Professionalism in Physician Assistant, Physical Therapist, Occupational Therapist, Clinical Psychology and Biomedical Sciences Students. Journal of Allied Health, 45(1): 71-78.

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

Anderson, D. (2015). ARS Technology: Impact on Adult Learning. Academic Exchange Quarterly, 19(4), 129-136.

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.