Dr. Karen Holtgrefe graduated from Texas Woman’s University in 1982 with a BS in Physical Therapy. She completed her MHS and DHS degrees from the University of Indianapolis in 1998 and 2006, respectively. She is Associate Professor of Physical Therapy at the College of Mount St. Joseph in Cincinnati, Ohio. Her teaching responsibilities include acute care and cardiopulmonary evaluation and treatment, exercise physiology, and evidenced based research.
Dr. Holtgrefe has a long record of local, state, regional, and national seminars on medical screening, acute care, and cardiopulmonary topics, and recently presented at World Congress of Physical Therapy in Amsterdam, June 2011. She recently received the 2012 Acute Care Section’s James Dunleavy Distinguished Service Award.