Jensen, Gail

Jensen, Gail
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United States
Bio
Dr. Jensen is Dean of the Graduate School and Vice Provost for Learning and Assessment, Professor of Physical Therapy, and Faculty Associate, Center for Health Policy and Ethics, Creighton University. Dr. Jensen received her PhD in educational evaluation with a minor in sociology from Stanford University. She holds a master’s degree in physical therapy from Stanford University and a bachelor’s degree in education from the University of Minnesota Dr. Jensen is author or coauthor of more than 85 publications in peer-reviewed journals and has coauthored 11 books. She led the 5 member research team that did a National Study of Excellence and Innovation in Physical Therapist Education funded by the American Physical Therapy Association and several APTA components. The team has presented emerging findings of this work at 9 national meetings over the last 5 years. Her most recent publications with collaborators include: Education research: visions of the possible, Phys Ther. 2016;96:1874-1884; and two papers from the study - A national study of excellence and innovation in physical therapist education: Part 1 – design, methods, and results. Phys Ther. 2017;97:857-874, and National Study excellence and innovation in physical therapist education: Part 2: call for reform. Phys Ther. 2017; 97:875-888.