Lynn Frank, PT, DPT

Academic Coordinator of Clinical Education

Lynn is a Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Neurologic Physical Therapy, is trained in neurodevelopmental treatment for adults with hemiplegia, and is a credentialed trainer for both APTA's Clinical Instructor Credentialing Level 1 and Level 2 programs.

She collaborates in implementing individual student plans for clinical education, assists with neuromuscular therapeutics and coordinates the course on management of the medically complex patient. Her clinical practice includes acute care and rehabilitation.

Read Lynn's CV (pdf)

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Education and Training

  • MPT, University of Iowa Physical Therapy
  • BA, University of Iowa General Science


  • Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Neurologic Physical Therapy
  • APTA Advance Clinical Instructor Trainer 
  • APTA Credentialed Trainer
  • APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor
  • Certification in Neurodevelopmental Treatment of Adult Hemiplegia

Recent Publications and Presentations

Frank LM. Intense In-Home Physical Therapy for a Patient 17 Years Post-Traumatic Brain Injury - A Case Report. Poster Presentation, APTA Combined Sections Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, February 2015

Sass K, Frank LM, Thiele A, Newton A, Hartung SJ, Bork B. Physical Therapy Clinicians' Perspectives on Clinical Education. Journal of Physical Therapy Education. 2011. 25(3):46-52.

Courses Taught
  • DPT 515 Professional Seminar, Fall Semester
  • DPT 630 Neuromuscular Therapeutics, Fall Semester
  • DPT 680 Clinical Education, Fall Semester
  • DPT 782 Clinical Education, Fall Semester
  • DPT 784 Clinical Education, Fall Semester
  • DPT 580 Clinical Education, Winter Semester
  • DPT 780 Clinical Education, Spring Semester
  • DPT 582 Clinical Education, Summer Semester
  • DPT 781 Clinical Education, Summer Semester
  • DPT 830 Management of the Medically Complex Patient, Summer Semester
Honors and Awards

St. Ambrose Physical Therapy Program Special Recognition Award, 2000

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