Kirsten Potter, PT, DPT, MS

Professor of Physical Therapy Physical Therapy Department


Office: Van Ackeren 107


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Courses: PT Management of Neuromuscular Conditions I and II Lecture and Lab, Movement Science II Lecture and Lab

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Service: Chair – Rockhurst University Institutional Review Board; Chair – Departmental Student Engagement Committee; Co-Chair of the American Physical Therapy Association – Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy MS EDGE Committee to recommend outcome measures for patients with multiple sclerosis; Developer and Coordinator of the Balance and Mobility Clinic – Co-Sponsored by Department of Physical Therapy Education at Rockhurst University and Heartland Chapter of Parkinson’s Foundation; Member – Clinical Advisory Committee – Mid America Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society;  Member – Advisory Committee for the Shirley Ryan Ability Lab – Center for Rehabilitation Outcomes Research (Chicago, IL), Evaluating the Utilization and Efficiency of Wearable Exoskeletons for SCI Rehabilitation; Manuscript reviewer for Physical Therapy, Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy, International Journal of MS Care, and PTNow.

BS in Physical Therapy - State University of New York (Buffalo)
MS in Physical Therapy - Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science
DPT - Institute of Health Professions at Massachusetts General Hospital

Professional interests: Outcome measurement, Examination and treatment of patients with balance impairments, Adult neurological rehabilitation