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  • Dr. Jodi Marie Roller PT.E
  • Office Hours

  • Office hours by appointment and when I am in the office.

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Professional Biography
My professional career consists of 23 years of clinical practice, primarily in rural health care and pediatrics, followed by 14 years as a professor, clinical director, and director of the Department of Physical Therapy at the University of Mary.  I am the founding Dean of the School of Health Sciences.  The position was created in 2010 when the University of Mary reorganized from 8 Divisions into 4 schools.   
Community Interests
  • Professionally interested in all aspects of motor control, especially balance and gait
  • Leadership philosophy and practice
Ed.D. Educational Leadership
   University of St. Thomas,  Minneapolis, MN
D.P.T. Physical Therapy
   University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND
M.P.T. Physical Therapy
   University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND
B.S. Physical Therapy
   University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND
Professional Memberships
  • Member of American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)


  • Roller J. "Are We United? Clinician’s Respond to the DPT." Abstract. June 2003.
  • Roller J. "Story of ALS." Amazing Stories for the Catholic Heart. Ascension Press. September 2003.
  •  Roller J. “Rural Field Experience: A Model for Incorporating Rural Health Care Into a Professional Curriculum” Journal of Physical Therapy Education. Fall, 2001 70-74.
  • Nash B, Roller J, Parker M. "The Effects of Tone-Reducing Orthotics on Emerging Ambulation skills following Incomplete SCI."  Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy. 2008;32:39-47.
  • Roller J, Johnson M, Jones E, Hunt H, Williams Kirkwood, N. "Effectiveness of a Water-Based Exercise Program on Berg Balance Test scores in Community-living Older Women."  Journal of Aquatic Physical Therapy.
  • Roller J. "Are We United? Clinicians Respond to the DPT." Poster Presentation. National conference in Washington DC. June 2003.
  • Roller J. Anderson M, Brooks L. "North Dakota Licensed Physical Therapist Opinions on Mentoring Professionalism in Clinical Education." National CSM conference in New Orleans, LA 2004.
  • Roller J, Johnson M, Jones E, Hunt H, Williams N.  "Effects of Aquatic Exercise on Balance in Female Elders."  Poster Presentation at National CSM conference in Boston MA.  February 2007.
Graduate Courses Taught
  • Neurological Management
  • Lamp III  Leadership and Professionalism
  • Advanced Patient Management (coordinate)


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P.T., Ed.D., D.P.T.
School of Health Sciences
Department of Physical Therapy
Dean School of Health Sciences
Professor of Physical Therapy
Office Location
Casey Center for Nursing Education
Office 140
Office Phone
(701) 355-8183

(701) 255-7687

Casey Center for Nursing Education
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Personal Biography
My education background includes a BSPT and a post professional MPT from University of North Dakota; a Doctorate in Educational Leadership from the University of St. Thomas in Minneapolis, MN and a DPT from the University of North Dakota.