Jennifer J Sharp PT, DPT

Assistant Professor

Department of Rehabilitation Medicine

Education

  • DPT, Emory University, 2011
  • BA, Dickinson College, 2007

Biography

Dr. Jennifer Sharp is an Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine at Emory University School of Medicine, Division of Physical Therapy. She teaches first year DPT students Fundamentals of Clinical Measures as well as General Medical Conditions. She also teaches Advance Acute Care as a third year DPT elective course. She has been an APTA credentialed clinical instructor for the past four years.

Dr. Sharp graduated from Dickinson College in 2007 with a BA degree in Sociology and from Emory University in 2011 with her clinical doctorate in physical therapy. She became a Board-Certified Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Clinical Specialist in 2018. Dr. Sharp spent seven years working as a staff physical therapist at the Emory University Hospital Midtown treating a variety of patients but her principal areas of clinical interest is critical care. She assisted in the creation and implementation of an early mobility program within Emory Healthcare.

Dr. Sharp is an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association, including section membership in Cardiovascular & Pulmonary and Acute Care. She serves on the membership committee for the CV&P section as well as being the chair of the acute care section for the Physical Therapy Association of Georgia since 2014.

Research

Bishop KL, Sharp JJ, Otake PJ, Implementation and Outcomes of an Elective Simulation-based Pre-Professional Physical Therapist Advanced Acute Care Course: A Case Report, Journal of Acute Care Physical Therapy, 8(2):65-75, April 2017