Dr. Christopher Wiedman

Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy Program

(319) 226 2560

Office Hours: By appointment

Dr. Wiedman joined the Physical Therapy Faculty in 2018. He has practiced in a wide variety of treatment settings included acute care, skilled nursing, outpatient therapy, consulting, management, and long-term care. He currently specializes in the evaluation and treatment of vestibular disorders, balance disorders, and complex dizziness. Dr. Wiedman also served in leadership positions for 12 years and is a member of the APTA’s Health Policy and Administration section, serving on the LAMP (Leadership, Administration, Management, Professionalism) Leadership committee.

 PhD, Education, Drake University
 DPT, Physical Therapy, Northwestern University
 MPT, Physical Therapy, Northwestern University
 BS, Biology, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

LAMP Leadership Certificate
EIM Hybrid Learning Certificate
Advanced Vestibular Rehabilitation certified
Healthcare Ethics, Law, Management, and Policy Certificate
Cervicogenic Dizziness competency certificate
Functional Movement Screen/Selective Functional Movement Assessment Level 1 certified
ASTYM certificate
APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor

Teaching Concentration:
Professional Engagement III, IV, V; Geriatric Physical Therapy, Special Populations in Physical Therapy, Neuromuscular Physical Therapy I and II (labs)

Dr. Wiedman’s research interests include leadership and management in physical therapy and healthcare, rural physical therapy practice and management, and geriatric physical therapy practice including Parkinson’s disease.