Christina Wisdom

Associate Professor of Physical Therapy
Saint Luke's College of Nursing and Health Sciences
Van Ackeren 131


EdD Leadership in Higher Education, Baker University
DPT Physical Therapy, Washington University in St. Louis
B.S.E. Education, Concentration: Sports Science, University of Kansas

Professional Licensures and Certifications 

True Sport Certified Coach, True Sport - 2022
United States Track & Field Level I Track & Field Coach Certified, United States Track & Field - 2022
Youth and Adult Mental Health First Aid Certified , Mental Health First Aid - 2022
Rockhurst University Online Instructor Certification, - 2020
Certificate in Leadership Development, Section on Health Policy and Administration, American Physical Therapy Association - 2013
APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor, American Physical Therapy Association - 2010
Clinical Specialist in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy , American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties - 2009
Physical Therapist State of Missouri, Missouri Board of Registration for the Healing Arts - 2008
Certified Lymphedema Specialist, Norton School of Lymphatic Studies - 2007
Physical Therapist State of Kansas, Kansas State Board of Healing Arts - 2006


Christina Wisdom, PT, DPT, is a tenured associate professor of physical therapy. She is board-certified in orthopedic physical therapy by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties and a certified lymphedema therapist. She teaches professional and leadership development, as well as musculoskeletal courses. In addition, Wisdom is chair of the program effectiveness committee that oversees the DPT curriculum at Rockhurst University, and is chair of the inter-professional education committee of the College of Health and Human Services. 

Wisdom is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and the APTA leadership development committee. She also belongs to the education, orthopaedic, health policy and administration, as well as women's health sections of the APTA. She acts as bylaws chair and is on the board of directors for the Kansas Physical Therapy Association. Clinically, Wisdom practices at Foundational Concepts, LLC, an outpatient orthopedic and pelvic health physical therapy practice in Kansas City.