Stephanie Johnson

Chair Physical Therapy Department/Program Director AZ

Stephanie Johnson Bio Photo


B.S., Physical Therapy, Simmons College Boston, MA

MBA, Marketing, University of Houston Houston, TX

EdD, Doctorate in Higher Education Leadership, Concentration Health Care Education, Nova Southeastern University, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Phone: (623) 518-3036

Courses Taught
  • PTH 610 Professional Seminar
  • PTH 701-703 Clinical Internship
Research Interests & Expertise Areas
  • Clinical Education, Education
  • Health Promotion and Wellness 

Publications and Presentations

Arterial blood pressure response to repeated cuff re-inflations without interposed
rests. Shaw, D., Johnson, S., Hefferon, T., Poster Presentation APTA CSM, San Antonio, TX February 16, 2017

Professional Memberships

  • Arizona Physical Therapy Association
  • American Physical Therapy Association
  • Sections on Education, Research, Health Policy and Administration



Services to Franklin Pierce University

  • NEASC Co-Chair Standards 1,2,9, 2017
  • Strategic Planning Committee 2016
  • Strategic Planning Initiative-DPT Pathway 2011

Service to School for Graduate and Professional Studies (FPU)

  • Chair Faculty Affairs Committee 2017, Member 2013 to present
  • Member, Academic Standards Committee 2010 to present
  • Member, Curriculum Committee 2010 to 2012

Conferences Attended

  • Practice Committee Updates of Statutes and Rules the Govern Our Practice, AZPTA District Meeting, Goodyear, AZ, May 17, 2017
  • APTA Combined Sections Meeting San Antonio, TX, February 15-18, 2017, programming specific to education, professional issues, and acute care physical therapy
  • Educational Leadership Conference and Academic Council Meeting, APTA, Phoenix, AZ, October 7-9, 2017 programming specific to promoting academic excellence and clinical education issues
  • Amelioration of Physical Frailty, APTA-Online, July 17, 2016
  • Acute Care in the 21st Century: What is Entry-Level Practice, APTA-Online, July 17, 2016
  • Aquatic Therapy and Alzheimers, AZPTA District Meeting, Goodyear, AZ, March 24, 2016
  • CAPTE Self-Study Workshop, National Harbor, MD May 31-June 1, 2015
  • Clinical Education Summit, APTA, Kansas City, MO, October 12-13, 2014