Deborah Kartin, P.T., Ph.D.
Dr. Deborah Kartin is a UW professor and physical therapist in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine. She is also the Graduate Program Coordinator, and Director of the PhD Program in Rehabilitation Science.
Dr. Kartin is committed to incorporating an interdisciplinary perspective
in her teaching. She is the instructor for a series of courses in the
DPT program that includes content related to professional development,
evidence-based practice, measurement, and critical analysis of the
research literature. She also teaches in the core courses for the PhD
Program in Rehabilitation Science.
As a physical therapist, Dr. Kartin's clinical interests include neonatal
intensive care, early intervention, and pediatric developmental
Dr. Kartin's research interests include the effects of prenatal exposure to alcohol and other drugs, the development of postural control and balance, and cerebral palsy.
Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Medicine