Catherine Andrea, PT, MPT, EdD

Assistant Professor, PT Programs


St. Augustine, FL


College of Rehabilitative Sciences


Acute Care
Adult Rehabilitation
Healthcare Higher Education
Interprofessional Education
Neurological Disorders


Doctor of Education, University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences
Master of Physical Therapy, Cleveland State University
Bachelor of Science in Biology, Ohio University

Dr. Catherine Andrea is a full-time instructor at the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences. She teaches a variety of classes including Pediatric and Neuromuscular courses.

Dr. Andrea has worked as a clinician throughout the United States for more than 15 years. She has experience treating an array of clients and specializes in pediatric and adult neurologic physical therapy. Dr. Andrea is especially passionate about working with individuals dealing with brain injury.

She has worked in acute care, outpatient, skilled nursing and inpatient rehabilitation settings. In 2013, Dr. Andrea earned her Board Certification as a Clinical Specialist in Neurologic Physical Therapy. In 2018, she earned her Board Certification as a Clinical Specialist in Pediatric Physical Therapy. Her research focuses include the use of simulation in healthcare education, the integration of interprofessional education and collaboration in Doctor of Physical Therapy curricula, and the study of adult and pediatric patients with neurologic and genetic disorders.