Deborah Anderson, PT, Ed.D., PCS

Program Director
Downers Grove, IL

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Title
Program Director

Campus
Downers Grove, IL

College
College of Health Sciences - IL

Department
Physical Therapy

Program
Physical Therapy

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Office

630-515-6462

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dander@midwestern.edu

Education

Northern Illinois University | 2015 | Ed.D.
Rosalind Franklin University | 1991 | M.S.
Rosalind Franklin University | 1986 | B.S.

Publications

Anderson DK, Kenyon LK, Frost JS. A survey of pediatric PT professional education: relationships among curriculum delivery, faculty, and clinical education. JOPTE, 2020; 34(1): 28-32.

Anderson DK. Case study: Developmental Coordination Disorder in S.K. Effgen, Editor, Meeting the Physical Therapy Needs of Children-3rd Edition. Philadelphia, PA: F.A. Davis, accepted for publication.

Anderson DK, Cech D. Utilization of the Pediatric Modified Dynamic Gait Index: Issues of child development. Phys Occup Ther Pediatr, 2019;31:1-10.

Anderson DK, Furze J, Moore JG. Moving toward excellence in pediatric physical therapy education: a scoping review. Pediatr Phys Ther. 2019;31:95-113.

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

Bradley K, Schumacher C, Borchert J, Kliethermes MA, Anderson DK. The validity and reliability of a Tool for Assessing Ambulatory Care Pharmacist Practice (TAAPP). Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2018; 75, e816 – e827.
 

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

Organizations

American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), 1984 –present, Member

APTA Academy of Physical Therapy Education, 2006-Present, Member

APTA Academy of Pediatric Physical Therapy (APPT), 1986-Present, Member

APPT Academic and Clinical Education Special Interest Group (ACE-SIG), 2008-present, Member

            2017- 2019, Chair, Faculty Development Committee

            2019-present, Chair, ACE-SIG

Grants

Anderson DA (Principal Investigator) - Midwestern University, Furze J – Creighton University, Birkmeir M – The George Washington University, Dannemiller L – University of Colorado, Lundeen H – University of Mary, Moore J – University of Miami. (Co-Investigators). Funded: $4400.00. Excellence in Pediatric Physical Therapy Education: Teaching for the Future: Part II. 1/2/19 to 6/30/19, MWU College of Health Sciences – Research Facilitation Grant (RFG).

Anderson DA (Principal Investigator) - Midwestern University, Furze J – Creighton University, Birkmeir M – The George Washington University, Dannemiller L – University of Colorado, Lundeen H – University of Mary, Moore J – University of Miami. (Co-Investigators). Funded: $2445.00. Excellence in Pediatric Physical Therapy Education: Teaching for the Future: Part I. 1/1/18 – 6/30/18, MWU College of Health Sciences – Research Facilitation Grant (RFG).

Birkmeir M (Principal Investigator) – The George Washington University, Anderson DA – Midwestern University, Dannemiller L – University of Colorado, Furze J – Creighton University, Lundeen H – University of Mary, Moore J – University of Miami. (Co-Investigators). Funded: $25,000.00. Excellence in Pediatric Physical Therapy Education: Teaching for the Future. 11/10/17 – 12/30/19, George Washington University Emerging Scholars Pilot Grant Program.

Furze J (Principal Investigator), Anderson DA, Dannemiller L, Birkmeir M, Lundeen H, Moore J. (co-Investigators). Funded: $5,000.00. Excellence in Pediatric Physical Therapy Education: Teaching for the Future. 11/9/17 – 12/30/18, Academy of Pediatric Physical Therapy Research Grant.

Furze J (Principal Investigator) – Creighton University, Anderson DA – Midwestern University, Moore JG – University of Miami (co-investigators). Funded: $2500.00. Excellence in Pediatric Physical Therapy Education: A Systematic Review. 1/13/17 – 12/30/17, Academy of Pediatrics Systematic Review Grant