Continuing Education

Continue to expand your skills and knowledge with our Continuing Education Program. We offer an annual lecture and other educational courses. 

Jack Allison Memorial Lecture

The Jack Allison Memorial Lecture is held every fall. Please see the information below or view the pdf attached.

The next Jack Allison Memorial Lecture will take place in the fall of 2018. More information will be available closer to the date! 

Memorial Lecture


Learn More About Jack Allison

Jack Allison seated in a chair. John D. Allison

Jack Allison was a beloved professor of Physical Therapy at the University of Minnesota. He received his baccalaureate degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Minnesota in 1954. He served as a physical therapist in the U.S. Army at Valley Forge Hospital from 1954-1955 and at the University of Minnesota Hospital from 1956-1957.  His teaching career in the Program in Physical Therapy at the University of Minnesota extended from 1957-1993.  With outstanding vision and leadership, he served as the Director of the Program from 1978-1993. He was an accomplished educator endeared by all students. In 1992, he received the prestigious Horace T. Morse – University of Minnesota Alumni Association Award for his outstanding teaching talent. He was an inventor of two patents on devices related to supporting the head during physical therapy and measuring head mobility. He served on numerous committees and in elected positions at both the state and national levels of the American Physical Therapy Association. He was a renowned speaker on health care insurance and served as a consultant for Blue Cross/Blue Shield. Above his many professional accomplishments, he will be remembered most by the 1000 physical therapy students whom me taught in his career for his genuine friendliness, helpfulness and dignity shown to all.

Evening Education Series

We have three upcoming courses in our Evening Education Series this Spring, 2018! This Includes 2 contact hours of Category 1 continuing education plus a snack and beverage for $15!

Tuesday, March 6, 2018, 6:30-8:30 PM
Linda Koehler, PhD, PT, CLT-LANA
Axillary Web Syndrome

Tuesday, March 27, 2018, 6:30-8:30 PM
Laura Gilchrist, PT, PhD
Chemotherapy Induced Peripheral Neuropathy (CIPN)

Tuesday, April 10, 2018, 6:30-8:30 PM
Megan McCallum, PT, DPT
2017-2018 Geriatric Resident

Click here to register.
For more information contact Maureen Boxrud at or 612-626-6415. 
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