Carey Donlan

Carey Donlan

Assistant Professor in Residence

    Olin Hall 345
    (309) 677-4533


Ph.D., Physical Therapy, Bradley University
B.S., in Exercise Science, Creighton University


6 years at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in the acute care setting working primarily within the neuro population.


  • 3 years as adjunct before joining the department full time
  • Experience as a clinical educator
  • Teaching neurologic curriculum in the DPT program
  • Believes in providing hands-on, real world experiences to students


  • Co-author of Clinical Summary of Functional Movement Disorderswith PT Now
  • Currently enrolled as a PhD candidate in Health Science with a concentration in neurologic rehabilitation at Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions


  • Served for 5 years as a clinical instructor in the acute care setting
  • Volunteer at Relax and Retreat Stroke Camp
  • Volunteer mentor at Bradley’s DPT Pro Bono Clinic

Licensures and Certifications

  • Licensed Physical Therapist, July 2015-current
  • Board Certified Neurologic Specialist, 2019-current