Jennifer Marie Ryan, PT, DPT, MS, Board Certified Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Clinical Specialist
graduated from the Physical Therapy program at the University of Illinois at Chicago in 1990 and went on to complete both a Master of Science in Physical Therapy and a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science. In July 2006 and 2016, she was awarded board certification as a Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Clinical Specialist by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialization.
Throughout her physical therapy career, she has specialized in physical therapy care for critically ill patients and their families. In her current position at Northwestern University, she is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy and Human Movement Sciences.
She was the recipient of the IPTA Physical Therapist of the Year award in 2008, the recipient of the Mary Sinnott Award for Excellence in Acute Care Physical Therapy in 2012 and she was the 2014 Acute Care Section Lecture Award recipient. Her teaching is in the area of cardiovascular and pulmonary and acute care physical therapy both in her primary position and in continuing education seminars.