Title: Acad Coor ClinEd/Asst Prof-PTA
Office: CTE 166A
Bachelor of Physical Therapy: Saint Louis University
Jan received her BS in Physical Therapy from Saint Louis University in 1981. During her 30 years as a clinician, she has worked in the rural healthcare setting with all patient types, ages, and in various settings to include hospital in-patient/acute rehab, outpatient orthopedics and industrial rehab, geriatric and pediatric home care, and skilled nursing facilities. She has taught stress and pain management as a childbirth educator for over 20 years, as well as trained and led experiential professional development courses to improve communication skills and enhance relationships. Through her professional, personal and community involvement, she has touched many families throughout the surrounding southeast Missouri counties as rehab therapist, Program Manager, educator, parent mentor and friend. Jan is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association, Missouri Physical Therapy Association, and the Missouri Community College Association.