Christina Anderson, PT, DPT

Director of Clinical Education/Assistant Professor

651-690-7806

ceanderson@stkate.edu

Christi Anderson joined the DPT faculty in 2013 as Assistant Professor and Director of Clinical Education. She is a graduate of the Physical Therapy Program at St. Catherine University, receiving her Master of Physical Therapy degree in 2001 and returning to complete her transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy degree in 2010. She holds a bachelor’s degree from St. Olaf College.

Dr. Anderson practiced clinically for 12 years in the areas of acute care, home care, and geriatrics. She has worked closely with DPT students in various capacities including ICE Clinical Faculty, Clinical Instructor, Site Coordinator of Clinical Education, and now as the Director of Clinical Education. Dr. Anderson teaches various topics throughout the DPT curriculum related to clinical education and practice management. Her research areas of interest include PT education and specifically clinical education.

Doctor of Physical Therapy
St. Catherine University, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2010

Master of Physical Therapy
College of St. Catherine, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2001

Bachelor of Arts, Biology
St. Olaf College, Northfield, Minnesota, 1998

St. Catherine University, Master of Physical Therapy program scholarship, 2000 – 2001

Anderson C, Dutton L, K Asfahl, C Colling, M Pauly, K Swanson. (2018). Levels and sources of stress in physical therapy students.

Dutton L, Anderson C, Medinger K, Nordahl C, Orman D, Scott S. (2017). Perceived levels and sources of stress among doctor of physical therapy students.

Anderson C, Eckert J. (2018). The impact of length of terminal clinical experiences for physical therapy students and clinical instructors.

Richardson L, McGill R, Anderson C, Buxell L, Harris L & Rovick L. (2017). Framing the Value of Clinical and Field Education [Position Paper].

Anderson, C, Richardson, L., Rovick, L., Harris, L., McGill, R. & Buxell, L. (2014). Without fee or covenant: the University case for value added clinical and field education.

Assistant Professor and Director of Clinical Education, St. Catherine University, 2013–Present

Physical Therapist, Case Manager, Fairview Home Care and Hospice, 2013

Physical Therapist, Fairview Health Services, 2004–2013

Physical Therapist, RehabCare Group, 2002–2004

Physical Therapist, Aegis Therapies, 2001–2002

Dutton L, Anderson C, Medinger K, Nordahl C, Orman D, Scott S. Perceived levels and sources of stress among doctor of physical therapy students. Poster presentation, APTA Combined Sections Meeting, February 2018.

Richardson L, McGill R, Anderson C, Buxell L, Rovick L. Framing the Value of Clinical and Field Education. Poster presentation, Interprofessional Education Summit, St. Paul, MN, April 2017.

Anderson C, Richardson L, McGill R, Buxell L, Harris L, Rovick L. Framing the Value of Clinical and Field Education. Poster presentation, Education Leadership Conference, Phoenix, AZ, October 2016.

Richardson L, McGill R, Anderson C, Buxell L, Harris L, Rovick L. Framing the Value of Clinical and Field Education. Poster presentation, St. Catherine University Faculty Workshop, St. Paul, MN, August 2016.

Richardson L, McGill R, Anderson C, Buxell L, Harris L, Rovick L. Fostering community/university partnerships through clinical and field education. Presented at St. Catherine University Faculty Workshop, St. Paul, MN, September 2015.

Anderson, C, Gehrke, A. & Nash, K. (2012). "The Collaborative Model of Clinical Education: Multiple Students with One Clinical Instructor." St. Catherine University Doctor of Physical Therapy Program Continuing Education