Dana Kahl, PT, DPT

Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy
Physical Therapy

Dana Kahl is an assistant professor in the School of Physical Therapy at the Arkansas Colleges of Health Education. She received her Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Oklahoma in 1991 and her Doctor of Physical Therapy from the University of New England in 2015. She is currently pursuing a Doctor of Education degree in Adult and Lifelong Learning at the University of Arkansas. She has more than twenty-five years of clinical experience primarily treating individuals with neurological disorders including spinal cord injury, stroke, brain injury, and Parkinson’s disease. In addition to practice, she served as the Clinical Education Coordinator at St. John Medical System in Tulsa, OK for many years, and taught in the Physical Therapy Assistant program at Northwest Arkansas Community College for six years.


  • Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK
  • Doctor of Physical Therapy, University of New England, Biddeford, ME
  • Doctor of Education in Adult and Lifelong Learning, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR


  • Certified PWR! Parkinson Wellness Recovery Therapist
  • Graduate, Education Leadership Institute Fellowship, American Physical Therapy Association
  • Certified Instructor for the Credentialed Clinical Instructor Program

Areas of Expertise/Interest

  • Neurologic Physical Therapy
  • Biophysical Agents in Physical Therapy
  • Health Promotion and Wellness
  • Student Success

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