Lisa Johnston, PT, MS, DPT

Lisa Johnston, PT, MS, DPT

Associate Professor, ACCE and Assistant Director for Professional Education
Division of Physical Therapy
Department of Allied Health Sciences
3046 Bondurant Hall, CB# 7135
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7135
OFFICE: (919)843-5723 FAX: (919)966-3678

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Lisa Johnston, DPT

& Interests

Clinical education, curriculum and instruction

Lower extremity orthopedics, lower extremity biomechanics and the impact of orthotics, industrial therapy 


Examination of teaching outcomes in the clinical setting.

Reliability of measures of lower extremity, strength, flexibility and alignment. Effect of foot orthotics on patellofemoral pain


DPT, Physical Therapy, Arizona School of Health Sciences, 2004

MS, Human Movement Science, The University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, 2000

BS, Physical Therapy, Northern Illinois University, 1989 


PHYT 720, Introduction to Physical Therapy Intervention

PHYT 760, Clinical Education Seminar I

PHYT 765, Clinical Education Seminar II/III

PHYT 769, Clinical Education Seminar IV

PHYT 820, Advanced Patient Management I

Clinical Education Practica:
     PHYT 761, Clinical Practicum I

     PHYT 764, Clinical Practicum II

     PHYT 768, Clinical Practicum III

     PHYT 770, Clinical Practicum IV

Selected Publications

Johnston LB, Gross MT; Effects of Foot Orthoses on Quality of Life for Individuals with Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome. JOSPT, 2004; 34:440-448.

Professional Societies

American Physical Therapy Association 
     Section Memberships: Education, Orthopedics, and Health Policy and Administration 

North Carolina Physical Therapy Association

Carolinas Clinical Education Consortium