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Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy


  • DPT Regis University (Physical Therapy)
  • BS Tennessee State University (Physical Therapy)
  • Fellowship completed at Washington University (Movement System Impairments)
  • Fellowship completed at Manual Therapy Institute (Orthopaedic Manual Therapy)
  • Currently obtaining PhD at Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions

Professional Credentials

  • ABPTS Board Certified Specialist in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy (OCS)
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy (FAAOMPT)
  • TN Physical Therapy License
  • MS Physical Therapy License
  • AR Physical Therapy License

Teaching Specialties

  • Orthopaedics
  • Manual Therapy
  • Evidence-Based Practice
  • Movement Science

Research Interests

  • Evidence-Based Practice
  • Clinical Decision Making
  • Movement Impairment Analysis


  • American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy (AAOMPT)


Myra joined the Department of Physical Therapy in August 2010. Prior to joining ASU faculty, she practiced as a physical therapist in out-patient, in-patient rehabilitation, home health, and skilled nursing treatment settings . However, the majority of her career has been in orthopaedics and occupational medicine. She is currently working to obtain her PhD at Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions.

Myra Meekins

Contact Information

P: 870-972-3610
F: 870-972-3652


Building: Nursing & Health Professions
Room: 106

Alternative Contact

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