Jennifer is an Assistant Professor in the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at St Catherine University. She teaches and coordinates content on wound care, cardiac rehabilitation, acute care and population outcomes. Ms. Miller also teaches in the content area of service learning and co-leads a trip to the Dominican Republic in the spring.
Ms. Miller received a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Wisconsin at Madison in 1997. She completed her Master of Public Health at the University of Minnesota in the spring of 2002. Ms. Miller authored her master of public health thesis, “Minnesotans in Need: Addressing the Health Care Needs of Latinos in Minnesota”. This article was submitted for publication to Minnesota Medicine in May of 2002. She is currently enrolled in the Health Services Research, Policy, and Administration PhD program at the University of Minnesota School of Public Health. Her dissertation work examines patient outcomes with the increased utilization of the physical therapist assistant in the acute rehabilitation setting.
Prior to recently joining the DPT program in January of 2013, Ms. Miller spent 8 years as an Associate Professor in the Physical Therapist Assistant Program, also at St. Catherine University. Ms Miller's clinical experience includes 15 years of practicing physical therapy in a large acute care hospital. Recently, she worked primarily in the practice settings of wound care and cardiac rehabilitation. In the past, her caseload has included orthopedic, neurological and pediatric patients, both inpatient and outpatient. She continues to practice clinically when school is not in session.