Quinnipiac University
Tracy E. Wall

Clinical Professor of Physical Therapy

Program Director of Physical Therapy

Tracy Wall, PT, PhD, is a Clinical Professor and Program Director. Her academic preparation includes the following degrees: BS in PT (Quinnipiac College), MS in PT (Quinnipiac University), and PhD in PT (Nova Southeastern University). She is currently licensed to practice physical therapy in the state of CT (license #).
Her teaching includes: PT 653: Neurological Rehabilitation I (primary instructor lecture and lab); develop and deliver a framework for integrating the assessment and treatment techniques appropriate for adults with various neurological conditions; PT679 Clinical Decision Making III and PT 759: Advanced Clinical Decision Making. Develop and deliver problem-based learning activities and education theories to assist students in continuing to refine and employ their cognitive framework for Physical Therapy practice. Dr Wall maintains clinical expertise through continuing education and research. She attends national conferences such as ELC CSM, and Clinical Reasoning Symposiums. She has completed multiple educational modules related to the most current management of the neurological client. Dr Wall as 28 years of clinical experience in both general care and management of clients with neuromuscular disorders throughout multiple levels of the continuum of care. Dr. Wall is actively engaged in scholarship. Her areas of focus include teaching and learning as it related to the development of metacognitive awareness in physical therapy students which directly relates to her areas of teaching. She has recently presented with Dr Kosior at the Physical Therapy Educational Leadership Conference on Creating a Culture of Assessment in a Doctoral of Physical Therapy Program.


  • BS, Quinnipiac University
  • MS, Quinnipiac University
  • PHD, Nova Southeastern University


  • Physical Therapy

Office Location

  • Medicine, Nursing, Health Sci 372E

Mail Drop

  • NH-HSC


Quinnipiac University

Program Director

Hamden, CT

2020 - Present

Quinnipiac University

Clinical Professor of Physical Therapy

Hamden, CT

2018 - Present

New England Homecare

Per Diem Physical Therapist seeing 1-2 clients per week before or after work

Cromwell, CT

2018 - Present

Quinnipiac University

Clinical Associate Professor

Hamden, CT

2015 - Present

Guilford House

Per Diem Physical Therapist covering weekends

Guilford, CT

2014 - Present

Gaylord Hospital

Per Diem Physical Therapist

Wallingford, CT

2010 - 2014

Quinnipiac University

Clinical Assistant Professor

Hamden, CT

2009 - 2015

Quinnipiac University

Administrator of Clinical Integration

Hamden, CT

2005 - 2009

Area Cooperative Educational Services

Physical Therapist

Hamden, CT

2003 - 2005

Gaylord Hospital

Outpatient Physical Therapist

Wallingford, CT

1998 - 2003

Complex Care/ Paragon

Physical Therapist/Department Head

Avon, CT

1995 - 1998

Gaylord Hospital

Inpatient Physical Therapist

Wallingford, CT

1994 - 1995

Selected Publications

Peer Reviewed Poster

Measuring aerobic capacity during robotic ambulation using the 6 minute push test: A case report

Lampron E, Wall T.

Academy of Spinal Cord Injury Professionals Conference 2021 , Reno, NE (Sept 2021)

Peer Reviewed Poster

Assessing Development of Clinical Reasoning through Metacognitive Awareness in DPT Students following First Full-time Clinical Experience: a 3-year study.

Kosior K, Ferrero S, Wall T

Educational Leadership Conference 2021, Atlanta, GA, APTA (October 2021)


Chapte In: Skrzat J, Frey AS, Griech S. Clinical Case Studies Across the Medical Continuum for Physical Therapists

Pata RW, Wall T, Lampron E.

Multi Trauma 1st CH 12 New York, New York (Thieme Nov 2021)

Peer Reviewed Presentations

Culture of Assessment in a Doctor of Physical Therapy Program; Part I: Creating a Culture of Assessment.

Wall, T., Kosior, K.

Physical Therapy Educational Leadership Conference, Philadelphia, PA (2023)

Peer Reviewed Journal

Assessing development of Clinical Reasoning through Metacognitive Awareness in DPT students following first full-time Clinical Experience: a 4-year study

Kosior, Wall, Fein

Journal of CE in PT Submit in late spring early summer (2023)

Peer Reviewed Journal

The Role of Metacognition in Teaching Clinical Reasoning: Theory to Practice.

Kosior, K., Wall, T., Ferrero, S.

2(2) Education in the Health Professions 108-114 (2019)

Professional Designation