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Anne Harrison, PT, PhD
Office Location: 

Room 204J Wethington Building

900 South Limestone Street

Lexington, Kentucky 40536-0200

Office Phone Number: 
(859) 218-0596
Fax Number: 
(859) 257-2826
Position Title: 
Associate Professor
Director of Professional Studies

Research / Scholarship

  • Aging, balance, and postural stability
  • Interdisciplinary aspects of functional health in older adults
  • Frailty prevention
  • Educational strategies and outcomes in geriatrics
  • Multimedia adjuncts in teaching

Educational Focus
Doctor of Physical Therapy

  • Functional Anatomy
  • Pathomechanics
  • Gerontology
  • Special Elective: Clinical Rotation: Orofacial Pain Clinic
  • Research: Analysis and Outcomes

Transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy

  • Evidence Based Practice

Rehabilitation Sciences PhD Program

  • Invited lectures on Motor Control and Aging
  • Doctoral Student Mentorship

Graduate Center for Gerontology

  • Invited lectures: Biology of Aging
  • Doctoral Student Mentorship

College of Dentistry

  • Invited Lectures: Management of Orofacial Pain


  • PhD committees in the Rehabilitation Sciences PhD program and the Graduate Center for Gerontology PhD program
  • Research project advisor for graduate PT students

Clinical Work

  • Extensive clinical experience in outpatient orthopedics
  • Currently works on an interdisciplinary team managing patients with orofacial pain at the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry.

Education/Past Experience

  • BS in Psychology: Centre College of Kentucky
  • MS in Physical Therapy: University of Indianapolis
  • PhD in Gerontology: UK Graduate Center in Gerontology