Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Kirsten Potter Joins PT Faculty

The Department of Physical Therapy Education is very pleased to welcome a new full-time faculty member to campus this spring semester.

Kirsten Potter, PT, DPT, MS, NCS earned a BS in Physical Therapy from the State University of New York in Buffalo, an MS in Physical Therapy from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science and her Doctor of Physical Therapy from the Institute of Health Professions at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.

Dr. Potter has previously been a member of the Physical Therapy faculty at the University of New England in Portland, Maine and Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois. While at the University of New England, she earned the President’s Award from the Maine chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association and the Founder’s Award from the Department of Physical Therapy.

Dr. Potter has earned Neurological Clinical Specialist status from the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialists and will teach primarily in the area of neuromuscular physical therapy.

We could not be more pleased to welcome Dr. Potter to Rockhurst. She will be a tremendous addition to our department.