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Cory Christiansen PT, PhD, FAPTA

  • Physical Therapy (SOM)
  • Core Faculty

Email Address:cory.christiansen@cuanschutz.edu

Mailing Address:
  • CU Anschutz

Education II South

13121 East 17th Avenue

Room 3123

Aurora, CO 80045


  • Co-Director, Interdisciplinary Movement Science Laboratory, University of Colorado, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Aurora, CO
  • Rehabilitation Researcher, Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center, VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System, Aurora, CO

Areas of Expertise

  • Movement Science
  • Amputation Rehabilitation Research
  • Clinical Biomechanics
  • Rehabilitation 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



  • American Physical Therapy Association, Federal Section 2022 Researcher Award. February 2022
  • Finalist, National Postdoctoral Association Gallagher Mentor Award. April 2021
  • 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

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