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Sara North, PT, DPT, M.Ed

Director of Educational Innovation and Evaluation, Division of Physical Therapy

Sara  North

Contact Info

snorth@umn.edu

Office Phone 612-625-8138

Office Address:
Division of Physical Therapy
311 Children's Rehab Ctr
426 Church Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Mailing Address:
Division of Physical Therapy
MMC 388
420 Delaware St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Director of Educational Innovation and Evaluation, Division of Physical Therapy

Assistant Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine

Co-Director of UMN Health Sciences Interprofessional Education


DPT, Northwestern University (Physical Therapy), 2006

PhD in progress, University of Minnesota (Evaluation Studies), Anticipated 2024

M. Ed, Carroll University (Education: Community Health Educator), 2017

BS, University of Wisconsin - Madison (Kinesiology, Psychology, w/ Honors and Distinction), 2004

Summary

I am a Minnesota transplant from Wisconsin, joining the U in 2018. I have come to love the Twin Cities more than I could have imagined, and now "Home is on both sides of the river"! I have a passion for moving things from good to great and thriving in the gray unknown, collaborating toward a vision of excellence to benefit those we serve.

Professional Associations

  • Minnesota Physical Therapy Association, PT Director
  • American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), Member; Member of Education Section
  • Minnesota Physical Therapy Association (MNPTA), Member
  • American Evaluation Association, Member

Research

Research Summary/Interests

Research areas of interest revolve around interprofessional education and innovative clinical and pedagogical models within educational and clinical settings.

Clinical

Board Certifications

  • Physical Therapist Licensure, Minnesota Board of Physical Therapy
  • Certified American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Advanced Clinical Instructor 
  • Certified American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Clinical Instructor