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Jonathan W. Ulrich

  • Assistant Professor
    Physical Therapy Program


  • Pennsylvania License: PT027226
  • Pennsylvania Direct Access: pending
  • ABPTS Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist: 49473
  • Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist (Maitland Australian Physiotherapy Seminars): 703
  • Titleist Performance Institute Certified - Level 1


Eagle Scout - 1998

Educational History

  • Northeastern University, Bachelor of Science in Rehabilitation Science, 2005
  • Northeastern University, Master of Science in Physical Therapy, 2006
  • Shenandoah University, Doctor of Physical Therapy, 2017

Professional Experience

  • Instructor, Gannon University, Erie, PA.  July 2018 - Present
  • PRN Physical Therapist, Novacare, Erie, PA.  July 2018- Present
  • Market Manager, Select Physical Therapy, Northern Virginia (West/Loudoun).  Nov 2014- June 2018
  • Multi-site Center Manager, Select Physical Therapy (Physiotherapy Associates), Ashburn/Lansdowne/Leesburg, VA.  May 2012-Oct 2014
  • Center Manager, Select Physical Therapy (Physiotherapy Associates), Ashburn, VA.  July 2011 - April 2012
  • Physical Therapist, Select Physical Therapy(Physiotherapy Associates), Ashburn, VA.  Oct 2010 - June 2011
  • Travel Physical Therapist - Multiple Sites in MA, CA, VA.  Sept 2007 - Sept 2010
  • Outpatient Physical Therapist, Mt. Auburn Hospital, Cambridge, MA.  Aug 2006-Aug 2007
  • PRN Inpatient Physical Therapist, New England Baptist Hospital, Boston, MA.  May 2006 - Aug 2008

Professional Societies

  • American Physical Therapy Association
  • Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Association - Northwestern District
  • Academy of Orthopedic Physical Therapy
  • American Academy of Sports Physical Therapy


My areas of interest for scholarly inquiry are:

  • the effect of pain science education on pain and disability
  • fluid dynamics and its role in the effectiveness of manual therapy
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