• Faculty
    • IHL Role: Continuing Education Course Instructor
    • Employer: George Washington University, Associate Professor, Physical Therapy Program
    • Email: jillboiss@gwu.edu

    Jill S. Boissonnault, PT, PhD, is an American Board of Physical Therapy Specialists Certified Specialist in Women’s Health and an Associate Professor at The George Washington University, Physical Therapy Program where she teaches professional issues, service learning, women’s health, research, and is part of the clinical case-conference team. 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 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.

    Doctor of Curriculum and Instruction
    Minor in Women’s Studies
    University of Wisconsin–Madison

    Master of Orthopedic Physical Therapy
    Northwestern University

    Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy
    University of Illinois