Kristin VanderArk‚Äč

  • Position: Assistant Professor, Regional Clinical Coordinator
  • Department: Physical Therapy Department
  • Phone: 989-774-1337
  • Email:
  • PTH 870: Rehabilitation Care Management
  • PTH 832: Clinical Education IV
  • PTH 932: Clinical Education V
  • PTH 790: Clinical Case Research
  • PTH 890: Clinical Case Research II


Master of Science in Physical Therapy, Duke Univesity, 1998
Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, Calvin College, 1996


APTA Neurologic Certified Specialist, 2010
Certified Brain Injury Specialist, 2006
APTA credentialed clinical instructor, 2004
NDT certification, 2003

Awards and Recognitions:

Cindy Kinaid Clinical Instructor of the Year Award, recipient: 2005, 2008, and nominee in 2013
Spectrum Health Synergy Award for Creativity, 2008

Professional Organizations:

American Physical Therapy Association 
Michigan Physical Therapy Association
Neurologic and Geriatric Sections member of the APTA