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Margaret Anderson, PT, MAppSci

Role(s) in Programs

Didactic Instructor

Curriculum Committee

Education & Training

Graduate Diploma in Advanced Manipulative Therapy (Grad Dip Adv Manip Ther), South Australian Institute
Master of Applied Science (Physiotherapy) University of South Australia


Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists – Honorary


Margaret graduated from the School of Physiotherapy at The University of South Australia in 1978. She completed the year long program in advanced manipulative therapy with Geoffrey Maitland in 1980, earning a Graduate Diploma in Advanced Manipulative Therapy. In 1993, she returned to Australia to complete a Master of Applied Science.

She has been a faculty member of the Kaiser Northern California OMPT Fellowship since 1985. She practiced concurrently in Mill Valley at Marin Orthopedic Rehabilitation until 2014. Margaret has extensive teaching experience in manual therapy and has conducted numerous short-term courses in Australia and the USA. The American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Therapists (AAOMPT) awarded her Honorary Fellow status in 2010 for her contribution to Manual Therapy education in the USA. AAOMPT awarded her the Karltenborn “Teach I Must” Award in 2016. Margaret is now a proud citizen of USA , is passionate about classical ballet and has cultivated a beautiful garden in her home city San Francisco.

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