Physical Therapy Professor Kim Malin Awarded Tenure
Kim Malin, who teaches bioethics for the physical therapist, neuromuscular systems intervention, and other classes, has been promoted to associate professor and awarded indefinite tenure by Pacific University.
Malin teaches in the Physical Therapy Program, serves as the chair of the Physical Therapy Program Admissions Committee, and was awarded a 2023-2024 Faculty Development grant for her coming study Does Power Yoga Training Improve Lower Extremity Power Asymmetry and Reduce Fall Risk in Individuals with Parkinson’s Disease?
She has contributed to Topics in Geriatric Rehabilitation, Orthotics and prosthetics in rehabilitation, and the Physical Therapy Journal of Policy, Administration and Leadership.
Outside the classroom, she collaborates with Pacific University doctor of physical therapy students to introduce Hillsboro School District elementary school children to physical therapy as a career choice and offering them hands-on educational experiences on Pacific's Hillsboro Campus.
She holds a bachelor's from Saint Mary’s College of California, a master's from the University of California San Francisco/San Francisco State University and a DHSc in Leadership and Organizational Behavior from A.T. Still University.