Rebekah    L.  Lawrence, PT, PhD

Rebekah L. Lawrence, PT, PhD


Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy and Orthopaedic Surgery

Research Profile

Research Interests

Shoulder Biomechanics and Rehabilitation


  • BS, Bradley University, 2006
  • DPT, St. Ambrose University, 2008
  • Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Residency, St. Ambrose University, 2010
  • PhD, University of Minnesota, 2018
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, Bone and Joint Center, Henry Ford Health System, 2022

Clinical Specializations

  • Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopaedics

Professional Activities

  • American Physical Therapy Association (academy memberships: Orthopaedics, Research)
  • Orthopaedic Research Society
  • American Society of Biomechanics
  • International Society of Biomechanics
  • International Shoulder Group
  • International Editorial Board Member, Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy