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Sharon Jordan, MA, PT

Core Faculty

Senior Instructor

(303) 724-9376

Professional Qualifications


University of Colorado, Denver, CO, MA in Anthropology, 1990

State University of New York, Buffalo, NY, BS in Physical Therapy, 1972

Licensure Information/Registration Number

Colorado #1410 (active)

Curriculum Vitae

 Teaching Responsibilities

Summer Semester

DPTR 7731: Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Course Coordinator
DPTR 5001: Clinical Anatomy I, surface palpation section, assist in labs
DPTR 5002: Foundations in Physical Therapy, assist in labs
DPTR 6501: Neuromuscular I, assist in labs
DPTR 6002: Clinical Anatomy II, assist evaluation lab presentations

Fall Semester

DPTR 5203: Clinical Skills: Therapeutic Intervention (TI), Course Coordinator
DPTR 5101: Movement Science I, assist in Labs
DPTR 5151: Motor Control/Motor Learning, Combined Lab with TI

Spring Semester

DPTR 6702: Professional Topics II: Differential Diagnosis in Practice, Course Coordinator
DPTR 5611: Patient Care Seminar I, Mentor
DPTR 501: Neuroscience: assist cranial nerve lab and comps


 Research and Scholarship Interests

Co-designed survey on use of Strauss Library Collection in Health Sciences Library on Anschutz Medical Campus. 2007


 Publications (within the last five years)

Peer Reviewed Publications

Schenkman M, Jordan S, Backstrom K, et al. Functional movement training for recurrent low back pain: lessons from a pilot randomized controlled trial. PM&R. (accepted for publication 2009).


See Peer Reviewed Scientific and Professional Presentations.

Peer Reviewed Scientific and Professional Presentations

Jordan S, Valvano J. Strategies for teaching a key component of a patient transfer technique to physical therapy students [poster]. Annual Conference, APTA. Denver, CO; June 2007.