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Dr Anderson has held multiple leadership roles in health care. She earned a BA in physical therapy from the College of St Scholastica, Duluth, MN; MBA from the University of St Thomas, St Paul, MN; and PhD from Walden University in health services management with a concentration in health policy. She has been the director of rehabilitation for two different hospital systems; corporate consultant for a long term care national organization; director of operations for a multistate territory for a national rehabilitation company; health plan executive for a managed Medicaid health plan; research coordinator for a VA Medical Center; medical writer; researcher; and adjunct faculty member. Dr Anderson has been a licensed physical therapist since 1979 and a geriatric clinical specialist for 20 years. Dr Anderson has published articles, books, and book chapters. Dr Anderson teaches Health Policy in the tDPT program and co-teaches in the Evidenced Based Practice course. She can be reached at email@example.com.
Carl received his Master of Arts degree in Physical Therapy from The College of St. Scholastica in 1995. He has been a Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopedic Physical Therapy since 2002. In 2007, Carl completed his transitional Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree through Des Moines University. He has worked as part of the tDPT program at CSS since 2008. Carl has worked in an outpatient orthopedic setting for the past twenty years. In addition to evaluation and treatment of conditions of the spine and extremities he has significant experience in the areas of gait evaluation, orthotic prescription, industrial medicine and work injury management.
Dr. Bruce Allen Franke Jr. is a clinical specialist, researcher and fellowship instructor in orthopedic manual physical therapy in his private practice of twenty years in Tucson AZ. Bruce received his Bachelors degree in Physical Therapy from the College of St. Scholastica, in Duluth MN in 1987 and his Master of Sciences in Orthopedic Physical Therapy through the University of St. Augustine, in 2001. He completed his doctoral studies in the DSc program at Andrews University in 2016 with his research on inter-tester reliability for pelvic kinetic testing and the association to lower quarter movement impairments. Bruce is a Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopedic Physical Therapy (OCS) with the American Physical Therapy Association, a Fellow in the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists (FAAOMPT), and a fellowship instructor and faculty with the North American Institute of Orthopedic Manual Therapy (NAIOMT). Bruce has presented research related to lumbopelvic pain impairments at the several nationally and internationally and has been instructing courses in examination, manual therapy and therapeutic exercise for more than 25 years. Bruce joined as adjunct faculty in the EBP course in the tDPT program at the College of St. Scholastica in the fall of 2016.
Originally from Duluth, Minnesota, Holly Tanner received a Master of Arts in physical therapy in 1995 from St. Scholastica, from where she also completed the transitional doctoral PT degree in 2013. She has practiced in several settings including home health and inpatient, and has spent the majority of clinical care in outpatient orthopedics. Holly has been an instructor within Physical Therapy programs both at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, WA and at the College of St. Scholastica. Holly is ABPTS certified in Orthopedics and Women's Health, is a licensed massage practitioner, a certified clinical instructor through the APTA, and is certified in pelvic rehabilitation and in pelvic muscle dysfunction biofeedback. She currently lives in Seattle where she shares time in clinical practice, as the Director of Education for the Herman & Wallace Pelvic Rehabilitation Institute, and as a consultant with Medbridge Education.