Christy Gantt DPT
Clinical Associate Professor - Physical Therapy Department
Christy Gantt is a Clinical Associate Professor and Director of Clinical Education in the Baylor University Doctor of Physical Therapy Program. She has been in physical therapy education since 2007 and has been a core faculty member at BU DPT since its inception in 2017. After earning BS and Master’s degrees from Texas A&M University, Dr. Gantt completed both a MPT and DPT degree through the U.S. Army-Baylor University Graduate Program at the Army Medical Department Center and School (AMEDDC&S). Dr. Gantt has served in various components in the U.S. Army for 27 years as a PT and physician extender, providing patient care, clinic leadership, and student instruction at various assignments in the US and abroad.
As a civilian, Dr. Gantt spent 14 years as the Program Director and full-time faculty in the Blinn College PTA Program. Through positions in both Military Medical Training Support and National Emergency Response Agencies, she has been an educator, facilitator, and designer of training exercises to develop and promote the skills of both civilian and military medical personnel as they prepared to deploy for response to various emergencies. She resides in College Station, TX and enjoys traveling, outdoor adventures, and spending time with her husband, five children, family, and friends.
Current Research Interests
- Clinical education
- Predictors of academic success
- Admissions criteria in DPT education
- Hybrid DPT education
- PT-PTA clinical team
- DPT 6260 Pharmacology
- DPT 6290 Primary Care Physical Therapy
- DPT 6310 Health Promotion and Fitness Management
- DPT 6380 Management of the Aging Adult
- DPT 6810/6820/6V10 PT Practice Courses