Kurt Williams, PT, DHSc, DPT, MS

Title: Teaching Associate
Division: Physical Therapy

Kurt Williams is a physical therapist and teaching associate in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine. Dr. Williams teaches foundational courses within the DPT program. He has over twenty years of clinical experience in outpatient orthopedic and sports medicine. His doctoral work focused on bicycle fitting and repetitive stress injuries. He also received a certification in teaching and learning. Dr. Williams also has a master's degree in Exercise Physiology, with his thesis focusing on muscle fatigue. He received his master's and transitional doctor of physical therapy from Shenandoah University, his doctorate of health sciences from the University of St. Augustine, and his master's in exercise physiology from the University of Oregon.

Education and Training

  • University of St. Augustine, Doctor of Health Sciences, 2019
  • Shenandoah University, transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy, 2006
  • Shenandoah University, Master of Physical Therapy, 1998
  • University of Oregon, Master of Science in Exercise Physiology, 1994 
  • The Evergreen State College, Bachelor of Arts, 1990 

Clinical Interests

  • Repetitive stress injuries
  • Bicycle fitting 
  • Orthopedic and sports injuries

Teaching Interests

Dr. Williams' primary teaching responsibilities are in the anatomy lab. He also teaches and assists in courses throughout the physical therapy curriculum.

Research Interests

  • Bicycle fitting 
  • Repetitive stress injuries
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