Division of Physical Therapy

physical rehab


Our mission
is to improve the physical well-being and quality of life of people in the state of Minnesota and throughout the world by training scholarly physical therapists, developing researchers in rehabilitation science, and discovering new knowledge. We aim to empower:

1) DPT graduates from the Division of Physical Therapy with didactic knowledge, clinical skills, and translational abilities to bring prevailing best practice into the clinic
2) Ph.D. graduates from the Division of Rehabilitation Science with the talents to discover and disseminate rehabilitation breakthroughs
3) Physical therapist graduates from the Geriatric Clinical Residency program with specialized clinical / academic skills to enhance care for the elderly.

Contact Us

Liz Goebel
Admissions Coordinator
Phone: 612-624-2662
Email: goebe005@umn.edu

Becky Olson-Kellogg, PT, DPT, GCS, CEEAA
Geriatric Residency Director
Phone: 612-624-6591
Email: olso0184@umn.edu

Mailing Address: 

Division of Physical Therapy
MMC 388
420 Delaware Street SE
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN  55455