Joe Kelly

Assistant Professor

Burgess Hall 214
(309) 677-2545

MSPT from Washington University of St. Louis
B.A., from Augustana College


Assistant Professor Joe Kelly is a licensed physical therapist in the state of Illinois and a member of APTA.  His wife is also a physical therapist, and they have two daughters.  When he isn’t practicing physical therapy, Kelly is a self-proclaimed “Barbeque enthusiast” and T-ball coach.


At the graduate level, Assistant Professor Kelly teaches Musculoskeletal Physical Therapy.  In the undergraduate program, he teaches Exercise Physiology and Motion Analysis.


Currently working toward a doctorate degree in physical therapy, Assistant Professor Kelly’s research interests include clinical musculoskeletal interventions and evidence based practice.