Mary Jane Rapport

Mary Jane Rapport PT, DPT, PhD, FAPTA

Professor, Pediatric Physical Therapy Residency Program Director
  • Physical Therapy (SOM)


Primary Phone:303-724-9148

Mailing Address:
  • CU Anschutz

Children's Hospital

13123 East 16th Avenue

Aurora, CO 80045

Teaching Responsibilities

DPTR 5141: Human Growth and Development, Lab Assistant and Lecturer
DPTR 6712: Professional Development II, Course Coordinator and Instructor
DPTR 6503: Neuro Conditions III, Lab Assistant

DPTR 6713: Professional Development III, Course Coordinator and Instructor

DPTR 5711: Professional Development I, Instructor (Lecture and Facilitator) 
DPTR 6502: Neuro Conditions II, Lab Assistant
DPTR 7212: Electives, Co-Coordinator, Independent Study Electives

Areas of Expertise

Pediatric physical therapy

Education, Licensure & Certifications

University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus, Denver, CO
Doctor of Physical Therapy, 2009
John F. Kennedy Center (now JFK Partners), University of Colorado, Denver, CO
Post-Doctoral Fellow, Integrated Related Services, Teaming, Consultation, and Leadership, 1998

Kent State University, Kent, OH
Doctor of Philosophy, Special Education and Education Administration (dual major), 1994
Kent State University, Kent, OH
MA, Early Childhood/Special Education, 1988

The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
BS, (Allied Health) Physical Therapy, 1981

University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado
Pre Physical Therapy Undergraduate Courses, 1979

Licensure Information
Colorado Physical Therapy License #PTL.0005938
Alaska Physical Therapy License #139992


Colorado Department of Education, Special Services Provider, School Physical Therapist (0-21) – #153524
Alaska DEED Trainings toward completion of Type C Special Services Certificate 
AAMC Medical Education Research Certificate (MERC) – completed February 2019
BLS for Healthcare Providers – renewed April 2019
NDT Certified (not current) – Pediatrics 





Bud DeHaven Award for Extraordinary Service, Section on Pediatrics of the American Physical Therapy Association, 2014

Catherine Worthingham Fellow of the American Physical Therapy Association (FAPTA), 2013

Susan B Effgen Advocacy Award, Section on Pediatrics of the American Physical Therapy Association, 2013

Academy of Medical Educators, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, 2010

Lucy Blair Service Award, American Physical Therapy Association, 2008

Emerging Leaders Program, University of Colorado, June 2007-May 2008

New Professional Award, awarded by The Higher Education and Student Personnel Program of Kent State University, 1998

Merit Recipient, Division of Technology and Special Services, Special Education Program, University of Colorado at Denver, 1998 

Merit Recipient, Department of Special Education, University of Florida, 1996

Graduate Student Senate Excellence in Teaching Award, Kent State University, 1994

Graduate Student Senate Excellence in Research Award, Kent State University, 1993 

Akron Public Schools Ambassador Award, 1992, 1993