Jill Boissonnault


Jill S. Boissonnault, PT, PhD, is an American Board of Physical Therapy Specialists Certified Specialist in Women’s Health and an Associate Professor at Shenandoah University, Physical Therapy Program where she teaches professional issues, therapeutic exercise related to the spine, women’s health, and research. She teaches continuing education seminars in women’s health physical therapy on musculoskeletal management of obstetrics clients and on pelvic floor dysfunction. Dr Boissonnault is a past president and founder of the International Organization of Physical Therapists in Women’s Health, a subgroup of the World Confederation for Physical Therapy (WCPT). She received her bachelor of science in physical therapy from the University of Illinois, her master’s in orthopedic physical therapy from Northwestern University, and her PhD from the University of Wisconsin–Madison, in curriculum and instruction with a minor in women’s studies. She has held various leadership positions within the Section on Women’s Health of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), including treasurer from1983–1989, vice president 1995–1999, and education director 2005–2006. In 2000, Dr Boissonnault was awarded the Elizabeth Noble Award; in 2006, the Wisconsin Physical Therapy Association Mentor of the Year Award, and APTA’s Lucy Blair Service Award; and in 2011, WCPT’s International Service Award. She is the author of numerous professional articles and textbook chapters.

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Women's and Pelvic Health

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Women's and Pelvic Health

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