Collier, Beth Burton
Beth Burton Collier
Clinical Assistant Professor and Director, Anatomy Lab
Dr. Beth Collier is a clinical assistant professor of the Department of Physical Therapy. She was awarded her DPT from Georgia State University. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Georgia. She also completed her residency in orthopaedic physical therapy, a fellowship in education of physical therapists and fellowship in orthopaedic manual physical therapy from Mercer University.
Dr. Collier holds Board Certification as an Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist from the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties and is a Fellow in the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists. She has 8 years of experience as a physical therapy, with 6 years in full-time clinical practice.
Her current teaching responsibilities include gross anatomy, applied anatomy, movement science, and physical therapy examination and intervention in the entry-level and orthopaedic residency, and fellowship in manual physical therapy programs.
Her research addresses components of clinical reasoning and chronic pain. She has presented locally and nationally in these areas.
Dr. Collier is an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association, the Physical Therapy Association of Georgia, and American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists. She currently serves as the Vice President of the Physical Therapy Association of Georgia.