Gwyneth Straker, PT, MS
Professor Emeritus
Physical Therapy Program, University of Wisconsin - La Crosse

Gwyneth Straker photo


  • Ed. D., St. Mary's (Minnesota), 2008
  • M.S., University of Wisconsin - Madison, Therapeutic Sciences, 1987
  • B.S., University of Wisconsin - Madison, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 1973

Research Interests:

  • Professional Behaviors
  • Clinical education
  • Health and Wellness

Teaching Specialties:

  • Professional Ethics 
  • Communication and Interpersonal Skills
  • Practice Issues
  • Clinical Teaching
  • Oversees clinical education curriculum (DCE)

Honors and Awards:

  • Recipient of the 2012 Otto Cordero Award for Lifetime Achievement (WPTA)
  • Recipient of the 1996 Corbin/Page Lecture Series
  • Featured Faculty member representing UW - La Crosse in "Wisconsin Ideas" Salute to Outstanding Teachers, 1994.
  • Recipient of the 1998 Wisconsin Physical Therapy Association (WPTA) Mentor Award

Gwyneth Straker
Department of Health Professions - Physical Therapy Program
University of Wisconsin - La Crosse
1725 State Street
La Crosse, WI 54601

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