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Kathie Lampe, PT, DPT

Assistant Professor


Dr. Lampe is a Certified Wound Specialist and a Fellow in the American College of Certified Wound Specialists.

She teaches PT procedures, physical agents, patient care issues, and the integument course.

She has authored abstracts, articles, book reviews, and a book chapter on wound evaluation.

Read Dr. Lampe's CV (pdf)

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Education and Training


  • Doctor of Physical Therapy, St. Ambrose University
  • Fellow, American College of Certified Wound Specialists
  • Certified Wound Specialist, American Board of Wound Management
  • MPT, University of Iowa
  • BS, Loras College, General Science

Areas of Professional Interest


  • Wound Evaluation and Interventions
  • Lipedema
  • Psycho-social-emotional issues in patient care (i.e. Empathy)
  • Physical therapy residency
  • Upper quarter orthopedic conditions, especially cervical and shoulder

Recent Publications


Farrell K and Lampe K. Patient Outcomes with and without Implementation of a Neck Pain Classification System: Preliminary Analysis. Orthopedic Physical Therapy Practice. Vol. 30, No. 2, 2018.

Farrell K and Lampe K. Addressing neurodynamic irritability in a patient with adhesive capsulitis: a case report. Journal of Manual and Manipulative Therapy. Sept 2014.

Farrell K and Lampe K. Implementation of a Treatment Based Classification System for Neck Pain: A Pilot Study. Orthopedic Physical Therapy Practice. Vol. 23, No. 2, 2011.

Lampe K. General Evaluation. In: Kloth LC, McCulloch JM (ed). Wound Healing: Alternatives in Management. 4th Ed. FA Davis, Philadelphia, PA, 2011.

Lampe K. Chronic Venous Disease: Examination, Evaluation, and Intervention. Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy Journal, 2004; (15)1:13-22.

Lampe K. Wound Evaluation. In: Kloth LC, McCulloch JM (ed). Wound Healing: Alternatives in Management. 3rd Ed. FA Davis, Philadelphia, PA (2001).

Lampe K. Obstetrical/gynecological referral patterns to physical therapy. Women's Health Section Journal, 1998. (22) 2:6-9.

Lampe K. Electrotherapy: tissue healing and repair. Hand Therapy Journal, 1998; (11)2:131-139.

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More About Dr. Lampe

Courses Taught

Current Teaching Responsibilities in Entry-Level Physical Therapy Program:
DPT 520: Pathology and Medical Management I, Guest Lecturer, Summer Semester
DPT 560: Physical Therapy Procedures I, Course Instructor, Fall Semester
DPT 570: Physical Agents, Course Instructor, Spring Semester
DPT 600: Issues in Patient Care, Course Instructor, Fall Semester
DPT 674: Integumentary Therapeutics, Course Instructor, Spring Semester
DPT 715: Evidence-Based Practice IV, Guest Lecturer & Faculty Advisor, Spring semester
DPT 800: Applied Anatomy & Physiology, Guest Lecturer, Summer Semester
DPT 830: Management of the Medically Complex Patient, Case Advisor, Summer Semester

Misc. Teaching Responsibilities: SAU Physician Assistant, yearly guest Pressure Ulcers/Injury lecture

Honors and Awards
  • St. Ambrose University Graduate Professor of the Year (GSGA), May 2013
  • St. Ambrose University Advisory Professor of the Year (GSGA), May 2002
Professional Organizations

American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) member, 1988-present

Iowa Physical Therapy Association (IPTA) member, 1988-present

Current APTA Sections: Clinical Electrophysiology and Wound Management, Education Section and Orthopedic Sections

APTA Special Interest Group member for Wound Management; Academy of Clinical Electrophysiology & Wound Management (ACEWM) Section: ACEWM Writing Work Group

Member of American Academy of Wound Management and American College of Certified Wound Specialists

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