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Physical Therapy Program Faculty Profile


North, Sara E., DPT

Physical Therapy
Clinical Assistant Professor
Office: Physical Therapy 117
Office Phone: 262-951-3042
Northwestern University
Doctor of Physical Therapy

University of Wisconsin-Madison
Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and Psychology, with Honors
Areas of Specialization:
Clinical Instruction and Academic Coordination
Scholarly and Professional Achievements:
Certified APTA Advanced Clinical Instructor, March 2011

Doctoral Project, 2004-06. “Effects of Load on Gait Initiation in Parkinson’s disease.” Co-Investigators: Sara Beuth, SPT, Tracy Diephuis, SPT, Margot McCloy, SPT; Faculty Preceptors: Mark W. Rogers, PhD, PT, Marjorie E. Hillard, MS, PT, and Katherine M. Martinez, MA, PT.

Published in GeriNotes: “Strategies for Managing a Patient with Alzheimer’s Disease.” March 2006. Sara E. Beuth, SPT; supported by Nora J. Francis, PT, OTR, MS.

Clinical Education Project: “A Physical Therapist’s Guide to Spine Surgeries.” Created and presented at Southwest Washington Medical Center-Outpatient Neuro Rehabilitation department, Vancouver, WA. November 2006. Sara Beuth, SPT.

Clinical Education Project: “Pilates: A Manual for Physical Therapy.” Created and presented at Performing Arts Physical Therapy and Pilates Studio of L.A., West Hollywood, CA. August 2006. Sara Beuth, SPT and Melissa Terpstra, DPT.

Research Assistant: Bimanual Coordination Study in Children. UW-Madison, 2003-04. A. Mason, PhD & J. Lazarus, PhD.
Service to Carroll University or the Profession:
Northwestern University ADAPTS Mentoring Program
Honors and Awards:
Neurology Section Research Award-Research platform, 2007 presented at APTA Combined Sections Meeting, February 2007

Northwestern University: nominee for Mary McMillan Scholarship Award 2006

Northwestern University: Clinical Education Award 2006

Northwestern University: Elizabeth Wood/Dorothy Voss Physical Therapy Scholarship 2006
Northwestern University: Janet L. Hemzacek Memorial Scholarship

Last updated 11/21/2012

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