Lorie Kroneberger, PT, DPT, GCS

Lorie Kroneberger Assistant Clinical Professor, Academic Coordinator of Clinical Education
Northern Arizona University
Physical Therapy, Flagstaff Campus
Phone: 928-523-7433
Fax: 928-523-9289

Professional interests

Dr. Lorie Kroneberger was appointed to the Northern Arizona University Department of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training in July 2007. Lorie has been a Board Certified Specialist in Geriatric Physical Therapy since 2008, and her professional experience includes practice in outpatient orthopedic, acute care hospital, skilled nursing unit, home health, and inpatient rehabilitation settings. Dr. Kroneberger is certified by the American Physical Therapy Association as a trainer for the Credentialed Clinical Instructor Program, and as founding Chair of the Arizona Physical Therapy Association’s Clinical Education Special Interest Group, she is active in promoting the professional development of the Program’s clinical instructors. Her research interests include collaborative learning and technology in physical therapy education. She is developing and refining online communities of practice for both students and clinical educators

Education and Certifications

DPT – Northern Arizona University, 2008

BS Physical Therapy – Mount St. Mary’s College, 1982

Specialist Certification in Geriatrics – American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties, 2008

Certified Trainer – APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor Program, 2012

Teaching area/Courses taught

Dr. Kroneberger provides clinical and academic instruction as the Program’s Academic Coordinator of Clinical Education, and areas in which she contributes to the NAU PT curriculum include Patient Management, Cardiopulmonary Therapeutics, Medical Therapeutics, Life Cycle II, Clerkships and Internships.

Recent publications/Professional presentations

Kroneberger, L., & Bierwas, D. (2012) Completing the PT CPI. Clinical Education Update. Phoenix, AZ: AzPTA Clinical Education SIG.

Kroneberger, L. (2012) If You Build It, Will They Come? Incubating Clinical Education Communities of Practice.  Combined Sections Meeting 2012. Chicago, IL: American Physical Therapy Association.

Kroneberger, L. (2010) Using Wikis for Collaborative Learning and Lessons Learned. Southwest Institute for Learning with Technology. Flagstaff: Northern Arizona University.