Andrew Strubhar

Andrew Strubhar


    Olin Hall 348
    (309) 677-2856


Ph.D., Higher Education Administration from Illinois State University
MA Bradley University
B.S., Physical Therapy from Northwestern University
B.S., from Wheaton College


Dr. Strubhar and his wife have nine children (four at home) whose various activities keep them very busy most of the time.  His family is also involved in their church.  He enjoys woodworking and gardening.


Dr. Strubhar teaches a variety of courses in the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program, including Gross Anatomy, Neuroanatomy and Neurophysiology, Neuroexamination and Differential Diagnosis, Motor Control and Motor Learning, and Neurological Rehabilitation.


Dr. Strubhar’s research interests are in balance and gait ability in normal adults, older adults, and the neurologically involved.  He is also interested in dual-task activities, specifically the influence of text-messaging on gait and balance.  An additional area of inquiry involves self-efficacy of students learning clinical skills.


Dr. Strubhar participates in the Department’s pro bono clinic that reaches out to neurologically involved individuals who are uninsured or underinsured. He serves on the Bradley University Committee on the Use of Human Subjects in Research and the University Strategic Planning committee.  He is the graduate program director of the DPT program and the Admissions chair of the DPT program. Dr. Strubhar has been an advanced item writer for the National Physical Therapy Examination.