Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University
Jefferson College of Health Professions
Department of Physical Therapy

Hoglund, Lisa

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Lisa T. Hoglund, PT, PhD, OCS, Cert. MDT

Lisa T. Hoglund, PT, PhD, OCS, Cert. MDT

Contact Dr. Hoglund

901 Walnut Street
Room 511
Philadelphia, PA 19107

(215) 503-6016
(215) 503-3499 fax


PhD in Physical Therapy, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, 2009
Certificate in Physical Therapy, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 1983
Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 1983


Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist, American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties
Certificate in Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy, The McKenzie Institute, USA

University Appointment

Associate Professor, Department of Physical Therapy

Professional Societies

American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)
    Section Membership: Orthopaedic, Research, Education
    Pennsylvania Chapter Membership Committee Chair (2001 – 2003)
        Southeast District Nominating Committee (Member 2011 – 2013; Chair 2013)
        Southeast District Executive Committee Member at Large (2013)
    Orthopaedic Section of the APTA
        Knee Education Interest Group (Chair 2009-2013)
        Patellofemoral Pain Clinical Practice Guideline Work Group (2015 – present)
The McKenzie Institute, USA
Association of Rheumatology Health Professionals

Research and Clinical Interests

Dr. Hoglund’s research interests include investigation of conservative interventions for and factors related to painful conditions of the knee joints, with a focus on knee osteoarthritis and patellofemoral pain. Current research projects include studies investigating a supervised exercise program for persons with patellofemoral osteoarthritis and development of novel physical performance measures for persons with knee osteoarthritis. Dr. Hoglund’s clinical interests include conservative interventions for knee osteoarthritis, patellofemoral pain, and painful conditions of the low back and neck. 

Awards and Honors

2016 – International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy Best Case Study Award (for calendar year 2015), Sports Section of the American Physical Therapy Association
2014 – Educational Bright Idea Award, University of the Sciences
2003 – Research Award, Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Association