Susan G. Klappa
Briar Cliff University Doctor of Physical Therapy Program
Dr. Susan G. Klappa , a professor in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program at Briar Cliff University in Sioux City IA, completed her PhD in Education, Curriculum & Instruction from the University of Minnesota with a focus on community engagement. Sue earned her MPT degree from St. Catherine University and holds a Master’s degree in physical education. Dr. Klappa has a special interest in disaster relief work, global and local public health. Dr. Klappa’s research interests explore how interprofessional collaboration, disaster relief work, and international community engagement influence the formation of professional identity among physical therapists.