Kim Dao, DPT, BSc

Assistant Teaching Professor

Rehabilitation Medicine

Physical Therapy

About Me


  • NCS (Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Neurologic Physical Therapy) – American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties - 2009 & 2019
  • DPT (Doctorate in Physical Therapy) – Duke University, United States – 2006
  • BSc – Bioengineering – University of California at Berkeley, United States – 2002


Kim moved from the United States to join the Department of Physical Therapy at the University of Alberta in 2010. She has clinical experience in acute care, inpatient rehabilitation, and outpatient settings for neurology and orthopedics. In addition to being an APTA Board Certified Specialist in Neurology, she has further training in Neuro-IFRAH, NDT, PNF, and LSVT BIG. Kim currently teaches in a variety of courses with emphasis on gait analysis, geriatrics, and rehabilitation of long-term conditions. Aside from teaching, she also directs the programs and services offered in the Corbett Hall Student Physical Therapy Clinic to foster an integrative learning environment for PT students.