Lindsey Johnston, PT, DPT, teaches courses in patient/client care management and physical therapy for the integumentary and lymphatic system. Prior to joining the university, she practiced full time in an acute care setting for more than nine years and for two years in inpatient rehabilitation. During her time in the acute setting, she implemented program development for the physical therapy program for continuous quality improvement and built out an acute orthopedic unit with a focus on optimizing post-operative care. She also held numerous administrative duties as a clinical coordinator for rehabilitation with oversite of therapy faculty, hospital staff, and volunteer programs.
Dr. Johnston was also a clinical coordinator for clinical education (CCCE) for eight years and served as a clinical instructor for over 15 students during that time, including DPT and PTA programs. She has been on numerous advisory boards for hospital development and consultations for hospital-based levels of distinctions and centers of excellence. She is in the PhD in Health Service in Leadership program at Walden University.