Anderson, Jeannette

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Jeannette Renee Anderson


Chair and Clinical Associate Professor


Dr. Jeannette Anderson is Chair of the Department of Physical Therapy and clinical associate professor. She joined Mercer University in 2010. She received her Doctor of Health Science Degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Indianapolis and her Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from Georgia State University.

Dr. Anderson has over 30 years of clinical experience as a physical therapist, working primarily in outpatient physical therapy practices in North Carolina and Georgia. She has over 14 years of experience as an educator in academic institutions.

Her current teaching responsibilities include professional leadership and coordination of the service learning courses.

Her research is related to the scholarship of teaching and learning, especially involving service-learning and clinical education, and the impact of reflection via assessment of video-recordings on student performance. She has published, and presented nationally and internationally.

Dr. Anderson is an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association, and the Physical Therapy Association of Georgia (PTAG). She currently serves as a Chair of the Ethics Committee for PTAG. She has also served as a Board member of the North Carolina Physical Therapy Association.


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