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|Doctor of Physical Therapy, University of New England, Portland, ME|
|Masters of Physical Therapy, Mayo School of Health-Related Sciences, Rochester, MN|
|Bachelor of Arts – Biology, College of St. Benedict, St. Joseph, MN|
|Iowa Physical Therapy License|
|Certified Exercise Expert for Aging Adults|
|Advanced Credentialed Clinical Instructor|
|American Physical Therapy Association Credentialed Clinical Trainer|
Jan 18, 2011 – Iowa Physical Therapy Foundation Research Grant – Covill L, Utley C, Hochstein C; The Comparison of Aquatic Physical Therapy Interventions in Elderly Patients with Balance Problems: Ai Chi, Multisystem Aquatic Program And Conventional Aquatic Exercise-$3409
Jan 1, 2011 – IOER – Covill L, Utley C, Hochstein C. The Comparison of Aquatic Physical Therapy Interventions in Elderly Patients with Balance Problems: Ai Chi, Multisystem Aquatic Program and Conventional Aquatic Exercise-$9287
Ronnebaum J, Utley C. The effect of interprofessional rounds on length of stay and discharge destination for patients who have had lower extremity total joint replacements. J Acute Care. 2017;8(4):124-132.
Covill L, Utley C, Hockstein S. Comparison of Ai Chi and a Conventional Impairment-Based Aquatic Therapy Programs in Persons with Balance Deficits. J Geriatr Phys Ther.2017;40:204-213.
Utley C, Robben Brown S, Robel, SJ. Effect of Clinical Experience on Comprehensive Examination Performance in a Physical Therapist Education Program. J Phy Ther Educ. 2016;30(2):38-44.
Utley C, Covill L, Hochstein S. Comparison of Ai Chi and a Conventional Impairment-Based Aquatic Therapy program in Persons with Balance Deficits. Combined Section Meeting. American Physical Therapy Association. Feb 2015.
Utley C, Brown S, Robel J. Effect of Embedded Internships on Student Physical Therapy Knowledge As Measured By Performance on a Didactic-Based Comprehensive Examination. Des Moines University Research Symposium. December 2013.
Utley C, Covill L. Comparison of Ai Chi and a Conventional Impairment-Based Aquatic Therapy Programs in Persons with Balance Deficits. Platform Presentation. APTA Combined Sections Meeting. Indianapolis, IN. February 2015.
Ronnebaum J, Utley C. Effects of Interdisciplinary Rounds on Patient Discharge Destination. APTA Combined Sections Meeting. Poster presentation. Indianapolis, IN. February 2015
Utley C. Mobility for the Bariatric Population in Acute Care. Presenter. UnityPoint Health Allen Hospital. Waterloo, IA. September 20, 2018.
Utley C, Porter P. PT. The Future of Clinical Education in Physical Therapist Education. Co-presenter. IPTA Southwest District Meeting. Des Moines, IA. February 24, 2015
Lab Assistant, Neuroanatomy Review and Dissection of the Brain, Des Moines University, 2013.
Student Poster Presentations
Piechota C, Ronnebaum J, Utley C. Are Pain Ratings Influenced by Patient BMI and Type of Anesthesia Used for TKA? APTA Combined Sections Meeting. Poster Presentation. Anaheim, CA. February 2016.
Sandvig K, Covill L, Utley C. Changes in balance measures and pain after an aquatic physical therapy program in older adults. Poster Presentation. DMU Research Symposium. December 6, 2012.
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