Janet L. Readinger

Assistant Professor / Director of Hybrid Clinical Education, Physical Therapy

219 HSB (215) 572-8558 by appointment

About Me

Janet L. Readinger, PT, DPT, Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy, is the Director of Hybrid Clinical Education and the Director of the Dan Aaron Stay Fit Exercise Program for persons with Parkinson disease or 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 Credentialed Clinical Program and currently serves on a national workgroup to revise the content of this programming.  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 internship that began as an elective for our students and serves as the template for our current final clinical education experience.

Dr. Readinger has used her work in the Dan Aaron Stay Fit Exercise Program to develop her research which involves exercise protocols for individuals with Parkinson disease ( https://www.arcadia.edu/college-health-sciences/departments-faculty/physical-therapy/stay-fit-exercise-program ).

Education History

La Salle University 1988

Bachelor of Arts, Major in Biology

Temple University 1992

Master of Physical Therapy

Arcadia University 2007

Doctor of Physical Therapy


co-Author 2017

Addition of a Patient Examination Module to Address Student Preparedness for the First Full Time Clinical Experience

Research Paper, JOPTE

Co-Authored with Amy Miller, Susan Tomlinson, Jamie Tomlinson