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

DPT Admissions 
Email: umnptadmissions@umn.edu

Geriatric Residency Admissions
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

  • Save The Dates! 

    Please mark you calendar for the following Rehabilitation Science events:

    Friday, November 16, 1:00-2:00
    Seminar - Nicole Stout, DPT, CLT-LANA, FAPTA
    "Leading with Cancer Rehabilitation to Improve Survivorship Care" (This event is held in conjunction with Physical Therapy's annual Jack Allison Lecture)

    Monday, December 10, 3:30-4:30
    Seminar - Jason Carter, PhD, Associate VP for Research and Professor, Kinesiology and Integrative Phys, Michigan Tech University

    View more information and upcoming dates here. 

  • 19th Annual Jack Allison Lecture 

    "Cancer Rehabilitation: New Horizons for Rehabilitation Professionals"

    Saturday, November 17, 2018
    8:00 am - 4:30 pm
    McNamara Alumni Center, Minneapolis Campus

    Click HERE for more information and registration