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Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy


  • EdD, Arkansas State University (Educational Leadership)
  • SCCT, Arkansas State University (Community College Teaching)
  • MS, University of Central Arkansas (Advanced Masters in Physical Therapy)
  • BS, Arkansas State University (Physical Therapy)
  • BS, Arkansas State University (Biology)

Professional Credentials

  • Arkansas Physical Therapy License
  • Neurodevelopmental Treatment Pediatrics (NDTA)
  • Crisis Intervention Instructor (CPI)
  • Early Intervention (Arkansas Department of Human Services)

Teaching Specialties

  • Pediatrics
  • Autism

Research Interests

  • Risk-modeling
  • Early-intervention
  • Autism
  • Concussions in adolescent football players


  • American Physical Therapy Association
  • International Autism Society
  • Autism Europe
  • Movement Disorder Society


Dr. Phillip's EdD is in Educational Leadership. She is a licensed PT in Arkansas and is certified in the treatment of neurodevelopmental disorders in pediatrics (NDT) and crisis intervention. Dr. Phillip's research interests include risk-modeling, autism spectrum disorders, early-intervention, and concussions in adolescent football players.

Cristy Phillips

Contact Information

P: 870-972-2330
F: 870-972-3652


Building: Eugene Smith Hall
Room: 113

Alternative Contact

Rebecca Bridges
P: 870-972-3591
F: 870-972-3652