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Dr. Erlandson received a B.A. in psychology with distinction in 2004 from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI. She received her M.D. with distinction from the University of Kentucky in Lexington, KY in 2009. She then completed her residency training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. She was the chief resident in 2012-2013 and then joined the faculty in July of 2013. She was awarded the “David L. Cowen” award for outstanding performance as a resident in 2011-2012 and 2012-2013. She is currently participating in the Program for Academic Leadership, a highly selective course sponsored by the Association of Academic Physiatrists. Dr. Erlandson was selected as one of the inaugural fellows in Interprofessional Health Education at the University of Kentucky in 2016.
Dr. Erlandson is currently caring for patients on the pediatric, stroke, and general units at Cardinal Hill Rehabilitation Hospital. She also has outpatient clinics at Cardinal Hill and the University of Kentucky. Her clinical interests include pediatric rehabilitation, neurorehabilitation, animal assisted therapy, spasticity management, movement disorders, gait analysis, and amputation management.
Dr. Erlandson received the PM&R department award for “Best Research Presentation” as a resident in 2010 and 2011. She was featured in the department’s Researchers in Focus newsletter in 2013. She is currently involved in both clinical and educational research.
Dr. Erlandson is the principal investigator of UK’s team working in conjunction with the National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education to research the impact of interprofessional care on patient experiences, health outcomes, and cost of health care. She is the principal investigator for a clinical drug study entitled: A Phase 2a, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, 21 Day Treatment Study, Including fMRI Sub-Study, to evaluate the effect of HT-3951 on Upper Extremity Motor Function Following Ischemic Stroke. She also remains active within the department in additional clinical and educational research and serves as a mentor to resident and medical students involved in PM&R related research.
Dr. Erlandson is the Associate Program Director for the PM&R Residency program at the University of Kentucky. In addition, she is actively involved in the education of residents, as clinical and non-clinical medical students, and health professional students. She is the course director for the “I am a Physiatrist” and “SAE review” didactic courses for the PM&R residents. She serves on the departments’ residency recruitment committee and is the chair of the education committee. In addition, she is an interviewer for the College of Medicine admissions committee.
Dr. Erlandson is also the Director for Interprofessional Education for the University of Kentucky, College of Medicine. She is involved in curriculum development and instruction in the Interprofessional Core Curriculum (iCATS) which is a required course for students in the school of Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Social Work, Communication Disorders, Nursing, and Allied Health. She also is developing clinically relevant Interprofessional experiences for the medical students throughout their training. She is the Faculty Leader for the Leadership Legacy program, a leadership course for health professional students as well as an instructor in the Deans Interprofessional Honors Colloquium and Interprofessional Teamwork in Global Health.