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Dawn Magnusson, PT, PhD

University of Colorado
Dawn M. Magnusson, PT, PhD is an Assistant Professor in the Physical Therapy Program at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. She received a PhD in Population Health Sciences, a certificate in Global Health, and an MS in Physical Therapy from the University of Wisconsin – Madison. Dawn completed a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in General Academic Pediatrics, with a focus on health disparities research, through the Department of Pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. She employs community-based participatory research to explore the mechanisms underlying health disparities among children with developmental concerns and inform the development of innovative, clinic- and community-based models of care that advance health and health equity for traditionally underserved children.