Dr. Janet Readinger
Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy,
Academic Coordinator of Clinical Education (CV)
Janet L. Readinger, PT, DPT, Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy, is the Associate Director of Clinical Education and the Director of the Dan Aaron Stay Fit Program for persons with Parkinson Disease and Multiple Sclerosis. She received her Master’s degree in physical therapy from Temple University and a DPT from Arcadia University. Janet is an APTA Certified Trainer for the Clinical Instructor Education and Credentialing Program. Prior to joining the faculty full-time, Janet worked in inpatient acute rehabilitation at MossRehab in Philadelphia for 19 years.
Dr. Readinger stays active in the Philadelphia Area Clinical Education Consortium which has helped build a network in the community of clinical educators. She was instrumental in developing a six-month paid internship that began as an elective for our students and serves as the template for our current final clinical education experience.
Representative Publications and Presentations
- Readinger J. Outcomes and Characteristics of a Clinical Education Model. American Physical Therapy Association, Combined Section Meeting, Platform Presentation, February 2008.
- Chase L, Elkins J, Readinger J, Shepard KF. Perceptions of Physical Therapists Toward Patient Education. Physical Therapy. 1993; 73:787-796.