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Alyssa Jones

Visiting Clinical Assistant Professor , Physical Therapy


Office Phone



1919 W. Taylor St., 441 AHSB

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Office Hours

By appointment


Dr. Alyssa Jones is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy at the University of Illinois-Chicago (UIC). She received her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology in 2012 from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and then her Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) from UIC 2016. Her passion for treating individuals with neurologic conditions led her to complete Boston University’s Neurologic Residency Program and receive her Board Certification in neurologic specialty practice. She has extensive clinical experience in the acute inpatient rehabilitation setting, specializing in the delivery of gait interventions to individuals with stroke, spinal cord injury, brain injury, and Parkinson’s disease. Additionally, her research focuses on the integration of technology into clinical practice in order to enhance assessment and delivery of interventions to patients. She currently serves as the Chair in the Eastern District of the IPTA and as a member of the Specialization Academy of Content Experts, writing exam items for the Neurologic Specialty Exam.

Selected Grants

Illinois Foundation of Physical Therapy , Illinois Foundation of Physical Therapy Research Grant , Co-Investigator

Service to the Community

American Physical Therapy Association, Member Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy, Member Specialization Academy of Content Experts- Neurology, Item Writer

Leadership in the Profession

Illinois Physical Therapy Association , Eastern District Chair

Notable Honors

2021 - Early Career Professional Award in Neurologic Physical Therapy, Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy


Doctor of Physical Therapy, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2016
Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign, 2012