Jennifer M. BottomleyAssistant Professor | Boston, Massachusetts
Jennifer M Bottomley, PhD, MS, PT, a dynamic and popular instructor, has a bachelor degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Wisconsin, Madison and an advanced masters degree in PT from the MGH Institute of Health Professionals in Boston, MA. She has a doctoral degree in Gerontology (U of Massachusetts) and Health Science and Service Administration (Union Institute) and a second PhD from The Union Institute in Health Service Administration, Legislation, and Policy Management with a specialty in Gerontology. She is Director of Rehabilitation Services for the Committee to End Elder Homelessness/HEARTH and consults to Amedisys Home Health Care and Hospice. Dr. Bottomley has served on advisory boards for the Office of the Surgeon General and the Office on Womens Health in the department of HHS and the White House Health Care Reform Panel for Home& Long Term Care issues in the Elderly. She was a delegate to the 2005 White House Conference on Aging. In 2007, she was appointed to the White House Interdisciplinary Medicare Reform Advisory Board.
She is currently serving on an interdisciplinary AARP panel addressing Elder isolation. Jennifer is the current President of the International Physical Therapists working with Older People (IPTOP) a section of WCPT and is the recent past president of the Section on Geriatrics of the APTA. Dr. Bottomley is an Adjunct Faculty at MGH Institute of Health Care Professions and Simmons College in Boston.