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Jacqueline van Duijn, DPT, OCS, DCE
Jacqueline van Duijn, DPT, OCS, DCE

Instructor II & Director of Clinical Education (DCE) - Physical Therapy
Phone: (239) 590-7532
Office: Marieb Hall 411

Dr. van Duijn received her bachelor's degree in physical therapy in June of 1988 from the Academie voor Fysiotherapie in Leiden, The Netherlands, her post-professional doctor’s degree in physical therapy in April 2005 from the University of St. Augustine. Dr. van Duijn received certification in manual therapy by the University of St. Augustine in 1992 and Board certification as an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist from the ABPTS in 2002. Her current area of practice is in general outpatient physical therapy with a special interest in orthopedic manual therapy of the spine and the extremities. Her research interests include the scholarship of teaching and learning, especially in regards to Clinical Education, and clinical application of manual therapy interventions of the cervical spine.

Dr. van Duijn is the Instuctor and Academic Coordinator of Clinical Education.

Research and Scholarly Interests:

  • Scholarship of teaching and learning in physcial therapy education, with emphasis on efficacy of clinical eduction program assessment
  • Evidene based practice research of orthopedic manual therapy of the spine, with special interest in physical therapy management of cervicogenic headaches
  • Physical therapy management of Congenital Muscular Torticollis
  • Manual therapy assessment and interventions

Scholarly Works:

van Duijn J,van Duijn A, Nitsch W. (2007).  Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy Including Thrust Manipulation and Exercise in the Management of a Patient with Cervicogenic Headache: A Case Report.  The Journal of Manual & Manipulative Therapy, Vol. 15, 10-24.