Torey Gilbertson, PT, PhD, DPT, PCS

Title: Assistant Teaching Professor
Division: Physical Therapy

Torey Gilbertson is a physical therapist and assistant teaching professor in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine. He is interested in evidence-based instruction and providing his students with the best learning outcomes possible. He has a DPT degree from Pacific University in Oregon, a PhD in Rehabilitation Science from the University of Washington, and is a board-certified clinical specialist in pediatric physical therapy.

Education and Training

  • University of Washington, PhD in Rehabilitation Science, 2015 
  • Pacific University, Doctor of Physical Therapy, 2003 
  • University of Wyoming, Bachelor of Science in Health Science, 1999

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Physical Therapy Specialists certified specialist in pediatric physical therapy

Notable Awards

  • Eagle Scout
  • President's Honor Scholarship (University of Wyoming) 
  • University of Washington Distinguished Teacher Award nominee

Clinical Interests

  • Improving movement and performance in children with congenital musculoskeletal disorders such as cerebral palsy.

Teaching Interests

His teaching responsibilities are in the pediatric and general curriculum within the Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) program. He also assists with teaching anatomy for the DPT, Master of Occupational Therapy, and Master in Prosthetics and Orthotics program.

Research Interests

Dr. Gilbertson is not currently involved in research, but has an interest in studying factors related to improved student performance in didactic coursework.

Recent Publications

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