- Bachelor of Science, Accounting, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 2007
- Doctor of Physical Therapy, Belmont University, Nashville TN, 2012
- Sports Physical Therapy resident, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, 2013
- Certified strength and conditioning specialist, National Strength and Conditioning Association
- Board certified specialist in sports physical therapy
Experience and Interests
As a former full scholarship collegiate athlete, Kate understands an athlete’s perspective on injury and rehabilitation and brings it into her practice at our Ohio State campus location. Her passion for sports, especially basketball, and for working with athletes of all ages and levels drive her clinical interests in functional movement, injury prevention and sports rehabilitation of lower extremity injuries.
Kate is the clinical co-coordinator of our ACL injury prevention program, which aims to decrease risk of knee injury and improve the athlete’s biomechanics with jumping and agility activities. She is also a member of our Sports Residency faculty, hip outcomes team and is certified in trigger point dry needling.Kate is actively involved in research; she serves as a reviewer for the International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy and as a clinical outcome research coordinator, which emphasizes communication between researchers and clinicians to promote evidence-based physical therapy practice.