Kristin Curry Greenwood, PT, DPT, EdD, MS, FNAP

Clinical Professor & Associate Dean Network Programs

Department of Physical Therapy, Movement & Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty

Office: 301C Robinson Hall

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 617-373-5193

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Graduate, Education Leadership Institute Fellowship, American Physical Therapy Association (2019)
Distinguished Scholar Fellow National Academy of Practice


Board Certified Geriatric Clinical Specialist


Acute Care, Geriatrics, Competency-based education, Simulation


Dr. Kristin Curry Greenwood PT, DPT, EdD, MS, FNAP is a Clinical Professor and Department Chair in the Department of Physical Therapy, Movement and Rehabilitation Sciences at Northeastern University a physical therapist for 21 years.  Her scholarship focus is on preparing students for acute care physical therapist practice, competency-based education and simulation education. Kristin has worked to advance entry-level acute care education through her work with the Academy of Acute Care Physical therapy including leading the task force to develop the Core Competencies for Entry-level Practice in Acute Care Physical Therapy.  Kristin serves on the ACAPT Strategic Initiative Panel on Simulation in Physical Therapy Education and is a member of the ACAPT Research Intensive Programs in Physical Therapy. She also serves CAPTE as a member of the International Program task force and prior member of the 2019 accreditation Best Practice taskforce. Kristin has received several awards including the Dorothy E. Baethke-Eleanor J. Carlin Award for Excellence in Academic Teaching from the American Physical Therapy Association, the Distinguished Educator Award, Academy of Education American Physical Therapy Association, the James Dunleavey Acute Care Physical Therapy Distinguished Service Award and Bouvé College of Health Sciences Undergraduate Bouvé Distinguished Educator Award.  Kristin is an American Board of Physical Therapist Specialists certified geriatric clinical specialist, received her simulation instructor training from the Harvard/MIT Center for Medical Simulation, her medical education research certificate from the Association of American Medical Education Colleges and has her Doctorate in Education with a concentration in Curriculum Leadership and Learning from Northeastern University. Kristin leads and educates from a mission-driven, student-centered approach to excellence. She is forward thinking of the concerns that face physical therapist education including student inclusion, cost, research advancement and sustainability.