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Jennifer Nash, PT, DPT, NCS, CEEAA, MSCS, CDP

Assistant Professor, Faculty-in-Residence
Department(s): Physical Therapy
Office: BHS 318
Mail Code: 3029
Phone: 702-895-1621
Fax: 702-895-4883
Email: jennifer.nash@unlv.edu

Biography

Dr. Jennifer Nash earned her undergraduate degree in Exercise Physiology at University of Arizona and her master’s and doctorate degrees in Physical Therapy from Northern Arizona University during 1999 and 2008 respectively. She is a board certified Neurological Clinical Specialist by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties of the American Physical Therapy Association, Certified Expert in Aging Adults, Multiple Sclerosis Certified Specialist, and a Certified Dementia Practitioner. She has advanced training in vestibular rehabilitation through Emory University, and has been trained in PWR! and Rock Steady Boxing for Parkinson’s disease and NDT for stroke rehabilitation. Dr. Nash teaches Neurologic Rehabilitation, Balance and Vestibular Rehabilitation, Geriatrics, and Pharmacology. She also oversees DPT students who are conducting their research projects via a UNLV and Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health collaboration.

Education

  • Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) – Northern Arizona University
  • Master of Science - Northern Arizona University
  • Bachelor of Science - University of Arizona