Chatham University

Physical Therapy (DPT) Faculty and Staff

Ann Williamson PT, DPT, NCS

Ann Williamson PT, DPT, NCS

AWilliamson@chatham.edu
Assistant Professor and Co-Director of Clinical Education
Hometown : Pittsburgh, PA
Joined Chatham : 2006

Biography

Dr. Williamson joined the faculty as an adjunct instructor in 2006 and became part of the core faculty in July of 2010. She received her Master’s in Physical Therapy in 2003 and went on to receive her Doctorate in 2004 both from Chatham University. Her clinical experience includes acute care, inpatient rehabilitation, orthopedics, home care, and working within a transitional day program for neurologic patients. Ann received her Specialization in Neurologic Physical Therapy in 2009.

Education

  • Chatham University, Doctor of Physical Therapy 2004
  • Chatham University, Master of Physical Therapy 2003
  • Chatham University, BS Behavioral Neuroscience 1999

Publications

  • Bednarek M, Downey P, Williamson A, Ennulat C. The use of human simulation to teach acute care skills in a cardiopulmonary course: a case report. Journal of Physical Therapy Education. In press
  • Schreiber JS, Perry SB, Downey P, Williamson A. Implementation of an Innovative Continuing Education Program Focused on Translation of Knowledge into Clinical Practice: A Case Report. Journal of Physical Therapy Education. Fall 2013

Certifications

  • APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor
  • Board Certified Neurologic Specialist, American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties

Awards

  • Clinical-Educator Award (2009)

Organizations

Achievements

  • Implementation of an Innovative Continuing Education Program Focused on Translation of Knowledge into Clinical Practice. Chatham University Doctor of Physical Therapy Program. Schreiber JS, Perry SB, Downey P, Williamson A. 2010-present
  • Incorporating Simulation Training in Physician Assistant and Physical Therapy Programs. Physician Assistant Studies and Physical Therapy Programs at Chatham University in collaboration with the STAR Center at the West Penn Allegheny HealthSystem. Ramos L., Ennulat C, Donkers K, Downey P, Bednarek M, Wilfong D, Wilfong DN, O’Leary L, Franczyk J, Williamson A. 2011-present
  • Undergrad Tutorial: Sensory-Dependent Regulation of Glutamate Receptor Subtypes in Rat Barrel Cortex

Presentations

  • Zipp G. and Williamson A. et al. “Exploring Lifelong Learning in a Doctoring Profession”. Combined Sections Meeting (San Diego) February 2010
  • Zipp G. and Williamson A. et al. "Practice Based Evidence: What is it and what role does it play in Neurologic Physical Therapy?". Combined Sections Meeting (New Orleans) February 2011