Research Faculty

Cory Christiansen

Cory Christiansen PT, PhD

PROFESSOR
  • Physical Therapy (SOM)

Email Address:cory.christiansen@cuanschutz.edu

Mailing Address:
  • CU Anschutz

Fitzsimons Building

13001 East 17th Place

Aurora, CO 80045

  • Rehabilitation Researcher, Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center, VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System, Denver, CO
  • Director, Interdisciplinary Movement Science Laboratory
  • Co-Director, Restore Research Group
Teaching Responsibilities
Fall
DPTR 5101: Movement Science I, Course Coordinator
DPTR 6102: Movement Science II, Course Coordinator 

Mentoring

Rehabilitation Science PhD 
Chelsey Anderson (2017-present), Primary Mentor
Matthew Miller (2015-present), Primary Mentor
Brian Loyd (2012-18), Co-Mentor
Brecca Gaffney (2013-17), Co-Mentor
Michael Bade (2008-12), Co-Mentor

Post-Doctoral Fellowship
Paul Kline, DPT, PhD (2017-present), Primary Mentor
Amanda Murray, DPT, PhD (2014-16), Primary Mentor
Roger Paxton, PhD (2013-16), Co-Mentor
Joshua Winters, CSCS, PhD (2012-14), Co-Mentor

Mentored Awards
Team Oriented Training Across the Translational Sciences Spectrum (TOTTS) TL-1 Post-Doctoral Award (2018-19). Awardee: Paul Kline, DPT, PhD.
Role: Primary Mentor, Post-doctoral Fellow.

Foundation for Physical Therapy Promotion of Doctoral Studies (PODS) I Scott C. Irwin Scholarship (2018). Awardee: Matthew Miller, DPT.
Role: Primary Mentor, PhD Student.

APTA Biomechanics Student Travel Award (2018). Awardee: Paul Kline, DPT, PhD.
Role: Primary Mentor, Post-doctoral Fellow.

Veterans Administration Advanced Geriatric Fellowship (2017). Awardee: Matthew Miller, DPT.
Role: Primary Mentor, PhD Student.

Foundation for Physical Therapy Promotion of Doctoral Studies (PODS) I Scholarship (2017). Awardee: Matthew Miller, DPT.
Role: Primary Mentor, PhD Student.

Federal Physical Therapy Section Conference Scholarship (2017). Awardee: Matthew Miller, DPT.
Role: Primary Mentor, PhD Student.

Areas of Expertise

 Movement Science, Clinical Biomechanics, Translational Research, Clinical Trials

Education, Licensure & Certifications

University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO
PhD, Sport & Exercise Science, 2007

Duke University, Durham, NC
MS, Physical Therapy, 1996

Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
BS, Biological Sciences, 1992

Licensure Information/Registration Number
Colorado #PTL.0005563

Resumes/CV:

Awards

Dean’s Doctoral Mentoring Award. University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. May 2018

Academy of Medical Educators “Excellence in Direct Teaching” Award. University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. May 2012