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  • Bachelor of Science, Exercise Science, Elmhurst College, 2007
  • Doctor of Physical Therapy, The Ohio State University, 2011
  • Board Certified Specialist, Geriatric Physical Therapy, 2013

Experience and Interests

Jess Donovan is an Outpatient Physical Therapist, the Clinical Coordinator for the Geriatric Physical Therapy Residency Program at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center (OSUWMC) and an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Division of Physical Therapy. After completing a doctorate degree in Physical Therapy from the Ohio State University, she graduated from Ohio State’s Geriatric Physical Therapy Residency program in 2012 (GO BUCKS!). Jess is a board certified Geriatric Physical Therapy Specialist and spent the early years of her clinical career treating patients and serving as a rehab director in the Home Health setting. Since transitioning to OSUWMC as an outpatient therapist in 2020, she has also joined the research team in the laboratory for Movement and Exercise in Neurodegenerative Disorders. She is passionate about serving the geriatric population both through clinical practice and inspiring the next generation of physical therapists to do the same.

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