J.J. Mowder-Tinney, PT, Ph.D., NCS, C/NDT, CEEAA

Who She Is...

J.J. received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Colorado, Boulder and her Master of Science in Physical Therapy from University of Miami in Florida. She completed her doctorate in physical therapy at NOVA Southeastern University. She has almost 20 years of experience in a multitude of clinical settings with the majority of experience with people with neuromuscular deficits. She is certified as a clinical specialist in Neurologic Physical Therapy by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS). She also has extensive training and is certified in Neuro-Developmental Treatment (NDT), as well as being a certified exercise specialist from the Academy of Geriatric Physical Therapy.

J.J. is currently an Associate Professor (and interim chairperson - please call her "Madame Chairperson" when you approach her) at Nazareth College in the physical therapy department. She teaches the Neuromuscular series that incorporates the onsite pro-bono clinic. In addition, she teaches an advanced neuromuscular elective. She has served on many professional committees related specifically to neurology, spinal cord injury rehabilitation, and wound care. She has conducted nationwide seminars on the Treatment of Patients with Neurological deficits, Spinal cord injuries, Balance Challenges, and Parkinsons Disease.

To learn more about continuing education opportunities with J.J., please visit the educational opportunities section of this website.

You can also visit J.J.'s personal website here.

NEWS FLASH!!!  JJ was just named the APTA Excellence in Education Award.  Check out the press release here!

Who She Really Is...

 J.J. and her husband love their Golden Retrievers. J.J. also enjoys the summers in Rochester, NY, which is known as the time of year that the “Summer Series” of parties are held at J.J.'s house. Each month during the summer their house hosts a party inviting a large variety of friends. The night includes bonfires, beer tasting, guitar playing, and lots of laughter.  All are welcome to the Summer Series so both old and new friendships are formed every year.  It is a joyful time by all who attend!