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Laurie Kontney, PT, D.P.T., M.S.

Laurie B. Kontney, PT, D.P.T., M.S.
Laurie Kontney, PT, D.P.T., M.S.Marquette University

Schroeder Complex, 346

MilwaukeeWI53201United States of America
(414) 288-3383

Co-Director of Clinical Education/Clinical Professor

Physical Therapy

Laurie received her bachelor of science degree in physical therapy at the University of Wisconsin – Madison in 1986, her master of science degree in physical therapy with an emphasis in acute neurological conditions and education at the Finch University of Health Sciences/The Chicago Medical School (now Rosalind Franklin University) in 1995 and her transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Simmons College in Boston in 2006. Laurie joined the Marquette faculty in 1994 as a Clinical Assistant Professor and the Director of Clinical Education. She continues to work in the clinic in the areas of adult inpatient acute care, inpatient rehabilitation and sub-acute care.

Laurie is an active member of both the Wisconsin Physical Therapy Association (WPTA) and the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). She currently serves as the Program Chair for the Education Section of the APTA and is a delegate and Director for the WPTA. She also serves as the WPTA/APTA advisor to the DPT students.


  • D.P.T., Physical Therapy, Simmons College, 2006
  • M.S., Physical Therapy, 1995, Finch University of Health Sciences/The Chicago Medical School
  • B.S., Physical Therapy, 1986, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Courses Taught

  • PHTH 7503 Patient Management I
  • PHTH 7504 Patient Management II
  • PHTH 7684 Clinical Issues and Decision Making
  • PHTH 7986 Clinical 1
  • PHTH 7986 Clinical 2
  • PHTH 7986 Clinical 3
  • PHTH 7986 Clinical 4

Professional Affiliations

  • American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)
  • Education Section of the APTA
  • Geriatric Section of the APTA
  • Health Policy and Administration Section of the APTA
  • Wisconsin Physical Therapy Association
  • Wisconsin Clinical Education Consortium


  • Licensed Physical Therapist, State of Wisconsin
  • Certified Trainer for APTA Clinical Instructor Credentialing and Education Program - Beginning and Advanced courses