Dr. Hastings began teaching in 1995 and has maintained clinical practice since earning her PT license working throughout the spectrum of neurologic care (ICU through outpatient and home health). Dr. Hastings is responsible for the adult neurologic rehabilitation content in the curriculum. She is expert in spinal cord injury management, wheelchair prescription and seating systems, orthopedic complications of neurologic disease, and veteran health. Dr. Hastings actively researches physical therapy interventions for neurologic clients and has published in Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Physical Therapy, and The American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.
She is currently the Director of Physical Therapy at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington.