Amanda N. LaLonde, PT, DPT, GCS

Director of Clinical Education and Assistant Professor, Division of Physical Therapy

Amanda N. LaLonde

Contact Info

Office Phone 612-626-4691

Fax 612-625-4274

Office Address:
Division of Physical Therapy
311 Children's Rehab Ctr
426 Church Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Mailing Address:
Division of Physical Therapy
MMC 388
420 Delaware St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Director of Clinical Education and Assistant Professor, Division of Physical Therapy

Director of Clinical Education, Division of Physical Therapy

Doctoral Degree, College of St. Scholastica (Physical Therapy), 2014

Masters Degree, University of Wisconsin (Physical Therapy), 2008

BA, University of Wisconsin (Dance), 2003


Professional Associations

  • American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)
    • Education Section
  • Academy of Geriatric Physical Therapy (AGPT)
    • State of MN Geriatric Co-Advocate


  • Volunteer - Project Sunshine, Minneapolis, MN, 2014-present
  • Volunteer - American Cancer Society - Hope Lodge, Minneapolis, MN, 2014-15
  • Guest Speaker - Stroke and Brain Aneurysm Support Group, Madison, WI, 2011
  • Student Therapy Clinic Coordinator: Medical Information Center (MEDIC) Clinics for the Uninsured, 2007-08


Research Summary/Interests

Professional Areas of Interest:

  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Management of delirium and dementia in the hospitalized patient



  • 11/2015 (planned)- LaLonde, A.; Pokorney, J., “Complex Patients, Complex Care: Evidence-Based Assessment Tools and Management Strategies for the Hospitalized OlderAdult.” Fairview Continuing Education, Minneapolis, MN
  • 1/15-5/15 - LaLonde, A., "Falls Prevention." Burnsville Senior Cooperative Housing Complex; Ebenezar Senior Housing Center, Burnsville, MN
  • 2/14- LaLonde, A., Pokorney, J., “Don’t Turn Off the Lights! Identification, Management, and Support for the Confused Patient: Delirium, Dementia, and Beyond.” MN APTA Acute Care Evening Series, St. Paul, MN
  • 1/13- LaLonde, A., Pokorney, J., “Acute Care for Elders (ACE): Physical Therapy in an Interdisciplinary ACE Consult Team: Dementia, Delirium and Beyond.”APTA Combined Sections Meeting, San Diego, CA
  • 5/12- LaLonde, A., “Effects of Bed Rest and Immobility, How Nurses and Therapists can Offset Functional Decline.” Advanced Oncology RN Course, Madison, WI
  • 5/12- LaLonde, A, “Functional Geriatric Assessments.” Physician Assistant Program, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI



  • PT6280 Clinical Assessment - Unit I, Assisting
  • PT6213, 6214 Clerkship I/II - Coordinator, Clinic Preceptor
  • PT6215- Coordinator
  • PT6216- Coordinator
  • PT6295-6298 Clinical Internship I-IV - Coordinator


Board Certifications

Clinical Specialties:

  • LSVT BIG Certified Clinician
  • Credential Clinical Instructor