Kathleen A. Luedtke-Hoffmann, PT, PhD, MBA

Associate Professor, PT Programs


Dallas, TX


College of Rehabilitative Sciences


Acute Care
Health Administration
Healthcare Higher Education
Wound Management


Doctor of Philosophy in Physical Therapy focused in Administration, minor in Healthcare Administration, Texas Woman's University
Master of Business Administration, Southern Methodist University
Bachelor of Science, Physical Therapy, Rosalind Franklin University of Health Sciences

Research Interests

Leadership, Administration, Management and Professionalism
Factors influencing student success and struggles
Clinical interest: management of patients with open wounds and burns

Dr. Luedtke-Hoffmann holds a Master of Business Administration and Doctor of Philosophy in Physical Therapy emphasizing administration. Prior to joining the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences, Dr. Luedtke-Hoffmann worked in a variety of rehabilitation settings in supervisory, management and administrative positions.

Dr. Luedtke-Hoffmann has completed research and published on topics including leadership, administration, management and professionalism in physical therapy education, academic leadership and clinical management.

She has been actively involved in the Section on Health Policy and Administration as a committee member, chair and member of the Board of Directors for more than a decade. In addition, Dr. Luedtke-Hoffmann has served as the Treasurer for the Education Section of the American Physical Therapy Association and on the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy Examiners as an item writer for the PT Examination and the Continuing Competency Assessment Tool, as well as completing a term on the Examination Development Committee. At the state level, Dr. Luedtke-Hoffmann had a five-year appointment to the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners.