Meghan Warren, PT, PhD

Meghan Warren Associate Professor
Northern Arizona University
Physical Therapy, Flagstaff Campus
Phone: 928-523-5035
Fax: 928-523-9289

Professional Interests:

Dr. Warren has over 20 years of clinical experience primarily in the areas of acute care rehabilitation. Current teaching responsibilities include: evidence based practice, cardiopulmonary therapeutics, acute care, and wound care. Dr. Warren contributes broadly across research studies, performing statistical analyses, as well as research with clinical functional testing measures. 


  • University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MInnesota, 2002-6. Doctor of Philosophy, Epidemiology, 2006.
  • Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1997-1998. Master of Public Health, Epidemiology, 1998.
  • Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, 1987-1991. Bachelor of Science, Physical Therapy, 1991.

Select Publications

  •     Smith CA, Chimera NJ, Wright N, Warren M. Interrater and intrarater reliability of the Functional Movement Screen. J Strength Cond Res. 2012. In Press.
  •   McPoil TG, Warren M, Vicenzino B, Cornwall MW. Variations in foot posture and mobility between individuals with patellofemoral pain and those in a control group. J Am Podiatr Med Assoc. 2011;101(4):289-96.

    Potretzke AM, Warren M, Schmitz KH, Gottsacker TS, Jensen, MD. Relationship between insulin sensitivity and long-term weight change in adults. Endocr Pract. 2011;17(1):58-64.

    Warren M. Exercise prescription for the older adult with Type 2 Diabetes. Top Geriatr Rehabil. 2010;26:221-32.

      Warren M, Schmitz KH. Safety of strength training in premenopausal women: musculoskeletal injuries from a two-year randomized trial.Am J Health Promotion. 2009;23:309-14.

     Cook, JR, Warren M, Ganley K, Prefontaine P, Wylie JW. A comprehensive Joint Replacement Program for total knee arthroplasty: a descriptive study. BMC Musculoskel Disord. 2008;9:154

     Warren M, Petit MA, Hannan PJ, Schmitz KH. Strength training effects on bone mineral content and density in premenopausal women. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2008;40:1282-8.

     Schmitz KH, Warren M, Rundle A, Gross M, Kurzer MS. Effects of aerobic exercise training on oxidative stress, endogenous estrogens, and body size among young, eumennhoreic women. Cancer Epidemiol Biomark Prevent. 2008;17: 220-3.

     Schmitz KH, Hannan PJ, Stovitz SD, Bryan CJ, Warren M, Jensen MD. Effect of strength training on adiposity in premenopausal women: The Strong, Healthy, and Empowered Study. Am J Clin Nutr. 2007; 86: 566-72.

     Warren M, Schreiner PJ, Terry JG. The relationship between visceral fat measurement and torso level  – is one level better than another? The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study, 1990-1992. Am J Epidemiol. 2006; 163:352-8.