Katie Myers, PT, DPT

Katie Myers
Co-Director of Clinical Education; Assistant Professor in Orthopaedic Surgery

311 Trent Drive

Dr. Katie Myers is passionate about exploring innovative approaches to deliver high-quality clinical education curricula, including focusing on clinical instruction and student learning. She is active in the APTA at both local and national levels.


  • DPT, University of South Alabama, 2008
  • MSPT, Ithaca College, 2002
  • BS, Ithaca College, 2001


  • PT 635: Professional Practice II
  • PT 601, 611, 621: Clinical STEPs I, II, III
  • PT 701: Clinical Steps IV
  • PT 801, 802, 803: Terminal Clinical Experiences I, II, III


Acute Care, Oncology Rehabilitation


The changing landscape of healthcare and the growth of PT education programs has resulted in a renewed focus on the sustainability of the clinical education component of the DPT curriculum.  Dr. Myers’ interests include the application of curriculum development processes to clinical education, supporting clinical educators' teaching competency, and development of professional development opportunities to support excellence in clinical education. 

Recent Publications

  • Myers K, Bilyeu C, Covington K, Sharp A. Clinical Teaching Competencies in Physical Therapist Education: A Modified Delphi Study. Phys Ther. 2022;102(7): pzac063, https://doi.org/10.1093/ptj/pzac063

  • Wilkinson T, Manella K, Myers K, et al. Part 2. Payment for Clinical Education Experiences in Physical Therapy: Perspectives from Stakeholders. J Phys Ther Educ. 2021;35(4):294-306.