Jeanne Duncan is the director of clinical education for the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.

Jeanne Duncan

Duncan received her bachelor of science in physical therapy from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1998 and her transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the College of St. Scholastica in 2016.

She joined the UW- Madison Doctor of Physical Therapy Program program in 2013 as the academic coordinator of clinical education and transitioned into her current role of Director of Clinical Education in 2016. In this role she is responsible for the development of contractual agreements between the program and clinical facilities that educate Doctor of Physical Therapy Program students, the placement of students in these clinical internships and acts as a liaison between the program, students and clinical instructors to ensure clinical competence in our students throughout the curriculum. She is able to provide feedback to faculty on curricular needs based on student and clinical instructor report.

In addition, Duncan coordinates and co-instructs PT 523 Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Implications for the Physical Therapist during the second year of the program. She holds a clinic appointment at University Health Services, where she is able to provide PT services to the student population and continues treat patients in a per diem role at Stoughton Hospital.

Prior to joining the UW-Madison Doctor of Physical Therapy Program program, Duncan provided patient care in rural areas in Wisconsin and Washington. She has a passion for the “generalist” role in the PT profession that is often needed in these underserved areas. Duncan is a Credentialed Clinical Instructor and Trainer through the American Physical Therapy Association and enjoys the role of being a mentor for students and new professionals entering the workforce.