Edsen Donato

Assistant Professor of Health and Human Performance

Health and Human Performance Program
KC 250

EDUCATION:

Doctor of Science (DSc)
Physical Therapy
Loma Linda University
June/2008

Doctor of Physical Therapy Science (DPTSc)
Physical Therapy
Loma Linda University
June/2001

Master of Science (MSc)
Leadership
Union Adventist University
August/2023-May/2026

Master of Physical Therapy (MPT)
Physical Therapy
Loma Linda University
June/1992

Bachelor of Science
Respiratory Therapy
Loma Linda University
June/1988

Associate of Science
Respiratory Therapy
June/1987

Undergraduate Studies
Union College (Union Adventist University
Biomedical Science (Pre-med)
May/1985


EMPLOYMENT:

Assistant Professor
Health and Human Performance
Union Adventist University
Lincoln, NE
January/2022-present

Donato and Wood Consulting Inc
dba Riverside Physical Therapy
Co-owner/CEO
Program Director/Faculty/Mentor, Riverside Physical Therapy Orthopedic Residency
Grants Pass, OR
August/2005-May/2022

Certified Hand Therapist Clinical Specialist
Asante Three Rivers Medical Center
Physical Therapy Department
Grants Pass, OR
2015-2017

Adjunct Clinical Instructor (hybrid online/onsite)
Department of Physical Therapy
Northeastern University
Boston, MA
2005-2009

Adjunct Clinical Instructor (hybrid online/onsite)
Department of Physical Therapy
University of Maryland
Baltimore, MD
2003-2009


CERTIFICATIONS:

Orthopedic Certified Specialist (OCS)
Certified Hand Therapist (CHT)
Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy (OMPT)
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)
Certified Integrative Dry Needling Specialist (CIDNS)


PUBLICATION:

Donato, E. B., et al. Practice Analysis: Defining the Clinical Practice of Primary Contact Physical Therapy. JOSPT, 2004, 34(6), 284-304.