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Christina Criminger-Morris

Position: Adjunct Faculty Department: Physical Therapy

Contact Info

Office: 333 FL Atkins Building Phone: 336-750-2190 Fax: 336-750-2192


Dr. Christina Criminger, PT, PhD, GCS received her Doctor of Philosophy degree in Physical Therapy from Texas Woman's University, her Master of Physical Therapy degree from Winston-Salem State University and her Bachelor of Science in Exercise and Sports Science with a concentration in Sports Medicine from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She is a Board Certified Geriatric Clinical Specialist through the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialists and a Certified Exercise Expert for Aging Adults through the American Physical Therapy Association.

Dr. Criminger is an Adjunct Professor for the Doctor of Physical Therapy program. She currently teaches human gross anatomy, neuroscience, and neurologic rehabilitation courses within the DPT curriculum. Her areas of clinical practice are with the geriatric and neurologic populations. Her research interests include the use of transcranial direct current stimulation in Parkinson’s disease and dual tasking, and the use of innovate educational tools in anatomy education for physical therapy students. She also serves annually on international medical teams providing physical therapy services and education across the globe.

Educational Background

  • BS, Exercise and Sports Science, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
  • MS, Physical Therapy, Winston-Salem State University
  • Ph.D, Physical Therapy, Texas Woman's University

Research and Project Interests

  • Impact of tDCS on the dual-task paradigm in Parkinson's disease
  • Use of technology and active learning in gross anatomy
  • Community fall prevention programs for geriatrics