Lisa Dorsey, PhD, MBA, PT

Assistant Professor
Department of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training

Lisa Dorsey


Phone: (314) 977-3718

DuBourg Hall 
Room 454
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Leadership-Women & Power- Certificate
Harvard-Kennedy School

Ph.D. in Educational Policy & Administration

University of Minnesota

Master of Business Administration
Saint Louis University

Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy
Saint Louis University

Dr. Lisa L. Dorsey serves as the Associate Vice President for Undergraduate Education at Saint Louis University. She is directly responsible for the Honors, Pre-Law, and Pre-Professional Health Programs, Post-Baccalaureate Scholarships & Fellowships and Undergraduate Education Research Initiatives. Dorsey is the chair of the Undergraduate Academic Affairs Committee; co-coordinates the University-wide  Undergraduate Student Learning Outcomes assessment initiative; and serves as a liaison to the Integrated Advising and Mentoring System, Learning Communities and First-Year Interest Groups. She is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training with a secondary appointment in the Program in Health Sciences in the Doisy College of Health Sciences. Previous to this position she was the Interim Dean and Associate Dean for Academic and Student Affairs for the Doisy College of Health Sciences at Saint Louis University. Her level of administrative responsibilities contributed to the development and implementation of several university and college wide policies as well as establishing and serving as chair of the new Program in Health Sciences. She serves as a journal reviewer for the Journal of Allied Health.

Professional Associations
National Woman's Professional Association
Alpha Eta Society - Saint Louis University Chapter
American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Missouri Chapter APTA
Saint Louis University- YWCA Leader in the Workplace 2013
Alpha Eta Society- Saint Louis University Chapter 2011

Research Interests
Her current research efforts include outcomes in physical therapy education, educational administration, and student retention and persistence.

Higher purpose. Greater good.
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