Angela Abeyta Campbell | Springfield College

Angela Abeyta Campbell

Angela Abeyta Campbell

Professor of Physical Therapy

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Angela Abeyta Campbell
  • Doctor of Physical Therapy, Creighton University, Omaha, Neb., 1996
  • Bachelor of Science, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, 1992

Dr. Angela Campbell has expertise in the acute care and cardiovascular & pulmonary (CVP) areas of physical therapy, teaching this content more than 15 years to physical therapy students and professionals. Dr. Campbell is highly involved in professional service in the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and the APTA Academy of Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Physical Therapy. Roles include Academy: Delegate to the APTA House of Delegates (2020-2024), President (2 terms; 2019-2025), Nominating Committee Chair, Advocacy/ Legislative Chair, ABPTS Clinical Content Expert, ABPTS CVP Specialty Council & Item writer, ABPTRFE Residency Site Reviewer, and Federal Affairs Liaison. She has also served Springfield College in many roles, including 2 terms as Faculty Senate Vice President.

Dr. Campbell’s most recent scholarship has focused on teaching & learning, examining and determining competencies within the field of physical therapy both at the novice (entry-level) and advanced practitioner levels. She was the developer/producer of the Post-Acute Covid Exercise & Rehabilitation (PACER) Project: a pro bono program used to provide clinicians with education to prepare them to treat persons with acute or chronic/post-COVID (aka long covid). Clinically she has worked in the areas of critical care, cystic fibrosis, heart/lung transplant, homecare, and outpatient pulmonary rehab populations. Dr. Campbell has presented peer-reviewed and invited lectures at regional and national conferences.




Research Interests
  • Scholarship of teaching & learning
  • Clinical competencies & expertise
  • Cardiovascular & pulmonary physical therapy
Courses Taught
  • PHTH 550             Clinical Pharmacology
  • PHTH 604             Clinical Medicine & Pathology
  • PHTH 636             Integrated Clinical Experience II
  • PHTH 637             Integrated Clinical Experience III
  • PHTH 648/649     Physical Therapy Management of Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Disorders
  • PHTH 656             Applied Research I
  • PHTH 726             Applied Research II