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Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy

Director of Clinical Education


  • M.S. Arkansas State University (Exercise Science)
  • B.S. Arkansas State University (Physical Therapy)
  • S.C.C.T. Arkansas State University (Community College Teaching)

Professional Credentials

  • Arkansas Physical Therapy License
  • APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor
  • Certified Instructor, American Heart Association Basic Life Support for the Health Care Provider

Teaching Specialties

  • Foundational Sciences
  • Orthopaedics
  • Patient Care Skills
  • Clinical Education

Research Interests

  • Clinical Education
  • Programmatic Assessment


  • American Physical Therapy Association
    • Education Section Member
      • PTA Educators SIG
    • Orthopaedics Section Member
  • Arkansas Physical Therapy Association


Kristie joined the Department of Physical Therapy in August 2012. Prior to her return to ASU, she served as the PTA Program Director at Concorde Career College in Memphis, Tennessee. Kristie has a variety of clinical experience including outpatient, acute care, inpatient rehabilitation, and pediatrics. She has completed specialty training in manual therapy. Kristie has one son, Noah.

Kristie Vinson

Contact Information

P: 870-972-3236
F: 870-972-3653


Building: Eugene Smith Hall
Room: 114

Alternative Contact

Rebecca Bridges
P: 870-972-3591
F: 870-972-3653