Jennifer Dickson, P.T., D.P.T., O.M.P.T.

Jennifer Dickson, P.T., D.P.T., O.M.P.T.

Assistant Professor (Clinical)

Office Location

EACPHS, Room 2340

Phone

313-577-1839

Email

jennifer.dickson@wayne.edu

Department

Physical Therapy

Appointments

Assistant Professor (Clinical) Physical Therapy Program, Department of Health Care SciencesChair, Student Promotion and Progress Committee, Physical Therapy Program

Jennifer Dickson, P.T., D.P.T., O.M.P.T.

Degrees and Certifications

Degrees:

  • 2010 - Doctor of Physical Therapy, Oakland University
  • 2002 - Master of Physical Therapy, Oakland University
  • 2000 - Bachelor of Health Science, Oakland University

Certifications:

  • Graduate Certificate in Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy, Oakland University, 2005
  • Credentialed Clinical Instructor, APTA, 2006
  • LSVT BIG Certification, LSVT Global, 2011

Positions and Employment

  • Chair, Student Promotion and Progress Committee, WSU DPT Program, 2017 - present
  • Item Writer for National Physical Therapy Examination (NPTE), FSBPT, 2016 - 2017
  • Academic Coordinator of Clinical Education, Baker College of Auburn Hills PTA Program, 2012 - 2015
  • Instructor, Oakland University Doctor of Physical Therapy Program, 2011
  • Lab Assistant, Oakalnd University Doctor of Physical Therapy Program, 2002 - 2010
  • Outpatient Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Physical Therapist, hospital based and private practice, 2002 - 2018

Professional Memberships

Professional Association Memberships:
  • American Physical Therapy Association, 1999 - present
  • APTA - Michigan, 1999 - present
  • American Council of Academic Physical Therapy, Education and Pedagogy Consortium, 2020 - present¬†

Leadership Positions in Professional Associations:

  • APTA-MI Nominating Committee, 2018 - present
  • APTA-MI SIG-CE President and Co-President, 2013 - 2015, 2016 - 2017
  • APTA-MI SIG-CE Co-President Elect, 2015 - 2016

Areas of Expertise

  • Orthopedic manual physical therapy
  • Therapeutic Exercise
  • Biomechanics

Primary Research Interest

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning:

  • Factors impacting student success in the classroom and during clinical rotations
  • Classroom strategies to improve retention and translation of knowledge to licensure exam and clinical practice
  • Mental health and wellness of graduate physical therapy students

Recent Publications

Poster Presentations:

  • Promoting Health and Wellness: Impact of Service-Learning on DPT Students;¬†APTA CSM, 2019
  • Comparison of a Novel Immediate Feedback Tool vs Scantron on Student Retention of Knowledge: A Pilot Study; APTA CSM 2018
  • Academic and Clinical Faculty Partnerships for Clinical Education Program Enhancement; APTA ELC 2017

Invited Platform Presentations:

  • Enhancing Student Learning in the Clinical Setting; APTA-MI Spring Conference 2017

Courses taught by Jennifer Dickson, P.T., D.P.T., O.M.P.T.

Fall Term 2023 (current)

Winter Term 2023

Fall Term 2022

Spring-Summer Term 2022

Winter Term 2022

Fall Term 2021

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