~    JENNIFER L. REED   ~    

    DPT, MEd, A.T.,C, Cert. MDT, ACSM CPT


    2010 - present              State College High School                                State College, PA

                Instructor- Career & Technical Center - Health Professions & Sports Therapy Exercise Science Programs

                ~ Courses Taught: Introduction to Sports Medicine

                                              Advanced Personal Training

                                              Health Care Evidence & Research

                                              Language of Medicine (Medical Terminology)

                                              Health Systems & Professions       

                ~ Approved Instructor for dual enrollment credit at SFU 


    2008 - present              Phoenix Rehabilitation                                    State College, PA

                Staff Physical Therapist

                 ~ Practice setting: outpatient orthopaedics

                 ~ Direct Access Licensed

                 ~ Clinical Instructor for Penn State undergraduate interns

                 ~ Assist in clinic marketing

                 ~ Mentor junior PT staff


    2008 - 2011                 The Penn State University                                State College, PA

    Staff Physical Therapist- University Health Services- 2010-2011

     ~ Practice Setting: outpatient orthopaedics


    Instructor- Department of Kinesiology - Athletic Training Program-2008-2010                       

                ~ Courses: Kinesiology 135 - Introduction to Athletic Training

                                  Kinesiology 335 - Upper Extremity Evaluation

                                  Kinesiology 436 - Therapeutic Modalities

    ~ NATA Approved Clinical Instructor (ACI)


    1999 - 2008                 Penn State Orthopaedics/Penn State Hershey Medical Center

    Level II Physical Therapist                                                             State College, PA

    ~ Practice setting: outpatient orthopaedics & sports


                ~ Center Coordinator for Clinical Education (CCCE)


    ~ Clinical Instructor for physical therapy residents & Penn State undergrad interns                         

                ~ Course Coordinator for international caliber continuing education seminars


    ~ Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction rating consistently 95% or higher


                ~ PSO Employee of the Quarter and HMC Employee of the Month


    1998 - 1999                 JC Blair Memorial Hospital                              Huntingdon, PA

    Staff Physical Therapist/Athletic Trainer

                ~ Practice setting: outpatient & inpatient orthopaedics.  ATC as needed




    2011- 2017   The Pennsylvania State University                                     State College, PA

    Masters of Education- Work Force Education & Vocational II Teaching Certificate: Health Related Technology & Rehabilitation Aide  

    ~ 3.98 GPA


    2005         The McKenzie Institute ~ Center for Postgraduate Study

                Certification in Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy                   


    1998    Creighton University                                                                            Omaha, NE                

                 Doctor of Physical Therapy

                            ~ Summa Cum Laude – 3.91 GPA    

                            ~ 46 weeks of residency training involving six practice settings in three states

    ~ Teaching & Research Assistant, Class Vice-President, Faculty Search    Committee Representative


    1995    Slippery Rock University                                                                       Slippery Rock, PA                                                                Bachelor of Science- Health Science, Emphasis: Athletic Training      Minor: Biology

                            ~ Summa Cum Laude – 3.86 GPA

                            ~ Athletic Training experience: 8 collegiate sports

    ~ Co-Founder & President Pre-Physical Therapy Club - involved in development of a national physical therapy school database & advising pre- physical therapy students



    CONTINUING EDUCATION______________________________________________

    2015    Stress Fx’s of the LE- Wayne Sebastianelli

                  SSRM Course 3: Sport Safety Management and Pediatric Overuse Injuries

                  Ethics for the PT Professional- Mark Hydner

                  Management of LE Tendinopathy- David Nolan

                  IJATT EBP On-line Course- Human Kinetics

                  Female Athlete Knee Injuries: Risk Factors, Screening Tools, and Prevention - Lori Bogola

                  Evidence Based Practice of Musculoskeletal Imaging in Orthopedic Physical Therapy: Lower Extremities- Klein & Fallano

    2014    Sports Nutrition: The Power to Influence Performance- Kristine Clark

                Screening & Differential Diagnosis Considerations- PPTA- Ivan Mulligan

                EBP Approach to Clinical Prediction Rules- Stephen Allison

                Kinesiotaping-John Koniuto


    2013    Reading Apprenticeship Training Program - West Ed

                I’m Being Sued for What? PPTA- Maryanne Wharton

                Evaluation of Shoulder Pain- Paul Sherbondy

                Evaluation & Intervention of Shoulder Complex Pathologies- Michael Gross


    2012    Exam & Treatment of the Cervical Spine: A Fast & Frugal Approach- Chad Cook

                Structural Assessment of the Lower Quarter – Michael Gross

    A New Era of Primary Care for Back & Neck Pain- Ron Donelson   

                ACSM: Certified Personal Trainer Workshop- Ellen Glickman

    Throwing Injuries: Stopping Sports Injuries in Young Athletes- Dov Bader


    2011    Exam & Treatment of the Lumbar Spine: A Fast & Frugal Approach- Chad Cook    

                Therapeutic Modalities: An Evidence Based Approach

                Cultivating Business Literacy: Advancing Operational Excellence in Rehab & Health

                    Services- Jennifer Green-Wilson

    21st Annual Strategies: Education Excellence for Health Care Providers Conference: 

                    Outstanding Educators Reflect, Renew, Rejuvenate - PSU

    Integrated Learning Conference: The School-to Career Connection- PDE/Bureau of  

         Career & Technical Education               


    2010    Spine Care I & II – Craig Leibenson

    NATA National Convention


    2009    The McKenzie Institute Part E- The Human Extremities- Mark Miller

    NATA Approved Clinical Instructor Workshop- PSU


    2008     Musculo-Skeletal Diagnosis & Treatment: The Cervical Spine - Paula Van Wijmen

                Introduction to Lymphedema – Amy Flick


    2007    The Gray Institute - Chain Reaction Transformation – Gary Gray/Dave Tiberio

                Pennsylvania Strength & Conditioning Clinic


    2006    Musculo-Skeletal Diagnosis & Treatment: The Lower Limb - Mark Laslett

                McKenzie Conference of the Americas- Montreal

                NATA National Convention


    2005     Lumbar Spine & Pelvis: Evidence Base for Clinical Diagnosis - Mark Laslett

                The McKenzie Institute Part D-Advanced Techniques Workshop – Robert Metcalf

                In-Office PT: Use Proper Billing Strategies, Avoid Pitfalls!


    2004    The McKenzie Institute Part C-Problem Solving- Greg Silva

                Musculo-Skeletal Diagnosis & Treatment: The Upper Limb -Mark Laslett


    2003     The McKenzie Institute Part A-Lumbar Spine – Grant Watson

                 The McKenzie Institute Part B-Cervical & Thoracic Spine – Greg Silva

                 Penn State Athletic Training Conference


    2002     Strain & Counterstrain I –Spine

                Quick Fix & Mobilizations Techniques for the Spine

                Penn State Athletic Training Conference

                Penn State: How to Become a Better Communicator


    2001     Mulligan Concepts- NAGS, SNAGS & MWM’s


    2000     The Panther Sports Medicine Symposium:  The Knee

                 Bayer Institute for Health Care Communication: Clinician-Patient Communication


    1999      APTA: Rethinking, Retooling, Reimbursement


    1998      EATA: Annual Conference


    1997      A New Approach to Treating Patellofemoral Pain/Protonics



    ADDITIONAL CERTIFICATIONS/CLEARANCES____________________________

    2015- current PDE Vocational I Teaching Certification - Rehabilitation Aide



    2013- current PDE Vocational I Teaching Certification - Health Related Technology


    2012-current ACSM Certified Personal Trainer


    2009- current NATA ACI


    2008- current PA ACT 34- Criminal Record Check

                          PA ACT 151- Child Abuse Check

                          PA ACT 114- Fingerprint


    1991- current  CPR – AHA: Health Care Provider




    2012    CBTE- Integrated Learning Conference- State College Pa.

                Topic:  Successful Partnerships for Real World Career Learning for Healthcare



    2010    NATA National Convention – Philadelphia Pa.

                Topic: Manual Therapy of the Lumbar Spine – Advanced Track Course


    CATA – State College, Pa.

                Topic: Preventing Spine Injuries


     2006     NATA National Convention- Atlanta, Ga. 

                 Topic: Manual Therapy of the Cervical Spine - Advanced Track Course



    2010 Assisted: 9-12 year old girls softball- State College Little League     


    2005-2007 Coach: 5-7 year old co-ed soccer- Centre Soccer Association. 






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