Kristina Latva

Kristina Latva

Director of Clinical Education and Assistant Professor in Residence

    Burgess Hall 216
    (309) 677-4101



Kristina Latva, PT, DPT is a licensed physical therapist coming from the state of Michigan and joining Bradley for the academic year of 2018-2019. She currently serves as the Director of Clinical Education and Assistant Professor in Residence in the Department of Physical Therapy and Health Science.

Kristina and her husband live in the Peoria area with their one child and has a daughter and son-in-law in the Columbus, Indiana area. She enjoys golfing, bowling, being active in her church, spending time with her extended family and is an avid sports fan.


For her first semester here, professor Latva will be immersed with the clinical education component for the graduate school of physical therapy. At the undergraduate level, she is an instructor in Exercise Physiology.


Assistant Professor Latva will be starting her PhD coursework for the academic year of 2019-2020. Her research interests include curriculum and design, clinical education and high impact practices in higher education.


Kristina most recently worked for the Sault Tribe of Chippewa Indians in the upper peninsula of Michigan. She maintains professional membership in the American Physical Therapy Association and Michigan Physical Therapy Association previously sitting on the executive board for her district as well as serving on the Nominating Committee. She is looking forward to continuing this service for the State of Illinois.