Karen Mueller, PT, DPT, PhD
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Dr. Mueller’s clinical and professional interests are in the areas of neurological rehabilitation, professional communication, health and wellness, and end of life care. She is the author of the text, Communication from the inside out: Strategies for the engaged professional (FA Davis, 2010) and has authored several articles pertaining to the role of physical therapy intervention in end of life care. Dr. Mueller is currently the Chair of the American Physical Therapy Association Oncology Section Hospice and Palliative Care Special Interest Group and serves on the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization Rehabilitation Therapy Steering Committee. More recently, she has been conducting wellness coaching for patients with neurologic disease and exploring the neurological correlates of mindfulness.
Education and certifications Accordion Closed
Doctor of Physical Therapy, University of Montana, 2012
Doctor of Philosophy, Health Professions Education/Health Promotion Union Institute and University, 2002
Master of Science, Physical Therapy, Northwestern University, 1987
Bachelor of Science, University of Missouri, 1979
Certified Health and Wellness Coach, American College of Sports Medicine, 2013
Teaching areas/courses taught Accordion Closed
PT 586 Clinical Communication
PT 635 Neurophysiologic Therapeutics I
PT 636 Neurophysiologic Therapeutics II
PT 678 Psychosocial Aspects of Rehabilitation
PT 687 Professional Development Seminar
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