Kari Miller, PT, DPT, EdD

Assistant Professor

Dr. Miller is a Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Geriatric Physical Therapy. She teaches courses related to her specialty area of geriatrics and her research interests pertaining to psychosocial dimensions of healthcare.

Read Dr. Miller's CV (pdf)


  • EdD, Creighton University, Interdisciplinary Leadership
  • DPT, St. Ambrose University
  • BS, St. Ambrose University, Exercise Science
  • ABPTS Geriatric Clinical Specialist
  • State of Wisconsin License 12282-24
  • State of Iowa License 005298

Certifications and Licensure

  • American Physical Therapy Association, Member
  • Academy of Geriatric Physical Therapy, APTA, Member
  • Academy of Physical Therapy Education, APTA, Member
  • Iowa Physical Therapy Association, APTA, Member

My favorite spot on campus is the grotto because it's simple yet beautiful, and it's a great place of gathering on Wednesday nights during the school year for spiritual and social growth.

Dr. Karolyn Miller


Miller KA, Dailey DL, Lampe KE. Older Adult and Caregiver Empathy Simulation with Second Year Doctor of Physical Therapy Students. APTA Combined Sections Meeting, Virtual (Poster Presentation), 2021

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Courses Taught

DPT 531 Functional Anatomy
DPT 560 PT Procedures I, lab assistant
DPT 600 Issues in Patient Care
DPT 640 Cardiopulmonary Therapeutics, lab assistant
DPT 760 PT Procedures II, geriatrics
DPT 670 Orthotics and Prosthetics
DPT 800 Applied Anatomy and Physiology


Interprofessional Health Clinic, student supervisor

Social Justice Committee, St. John Vianney Catholic Church

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