Director of Clinical Education, Physical Therapy
Clinical Associate Professor
BS, Physical Therapy, University of Puget Sound, 1989
MEd University of Washington, 1994
Board Certified Specialist in Geriatric Physical Therapy, 2008
Joined the Puget Sound faculty in 1984
Professor Wilson is the Director of Clinical Education. She is board certified as a clinical specialist in geriatrics and has taught courses in the curriculum including basic physical therapy procedures, physical agents and electrotherapy and tissue dynamics including wound care. She is currently responsible for teaching courses in geriatrics and cardiopulmonary physical therapy. Professor Wilson is a 2007 recipient of the Thomas A. Davis Teaching Award. She has clinical experience in acute care hospitals and home health agencies covering all areas of physical therapy and has special experience in wound and burn care and geriatrics. Her research interests include the use of physical agents, geriatrics, and physical therapy management of individuals with end-stage renal disease. She has published work in the Journal of Burn Care and Rehabilitation, Journal of Physical Therapy Education, Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation, American Journal of Occupational Therapy, Physical and Occupational Therapy in Geriatrics, and Acute Care Perspectives. She is the co-author of a chapter on physical agents in the 4th edition of Bonica’s Management of Pain.