Kristi Trammell, PT, DPT, NCS, ADCE
Dr. Trammell is currently an assistant professor in the DPT program. In addition, she serves as the program's Assistant Director of Clinical Education.
Dr. Trammell joined UMHB as adjunct faculty in 2016, then transitioned to assistant professor in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program in the summer of 2017. She has been a practicing physical therapist since 2007 and worked in a variety of settings including acute care, inpatient rehabilitation, outpatient rehabilitation, and skilled nursing facilities. Dr. Trammell has also worked in various management positions, including serving as Director of Rehab Services for a local hospital system.She has concentrated her clinical practice in neuro rehabilitation and in acute care/critical care and became a Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Neurologic Physical Therapy in 2018. Dr. Trammell is currently collaborating with Baylor Scott & White--Hillcrest in Waco, TX in the development of a Residency in Neurologic PT in which she will be serving as the Curriculum Coordinator of the program.
Dr. Trammell is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), Texas Physical Therapy Association (TPTA), Acute Care Section, Cardiopulmonary Section, Geriatrics Section, and Neuro Section. She has served on the TPTA Board of Directors in roles including District Chair, Committee Chair, member of Executive Committee, Annual Conference Committee Chair, and House of Delegates representative. Dr. Trammell has been an active member of the APTA's Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy serving on committees focus on professional development programming and neurological residency resources. She is also a member of the Junior League of Waco and has been able to work in various projects to benefit the Central Texas community.
Dr. Trammell and her husband, Evan, have 2 young children and live on the outskirts of Valley Mills. They attend First Baptist Church in Valley Mills where they have both been members since childhood.
Subjects TaughtNeuromuscular Rehab I and II, Cardiopulmonary and Critical Care, Complex Patient Management, Care Delivery and Practice Management, Critical Inquiry, and Clinical Education Courses
Degrees EarnedDoctor of Physical Therapy (DPT), Masters of Physical Therapy (MPT), and BA in Biology
stroke, spinal cord injury, neurological considerations, acute care considerations, and teaching strategies/methods.