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Introduction of the Panel Speakers

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Ann Barr-Gillespie holds a B.A. in chemistry from Reed College, a M.S. in physical therapy from Duke University, a Ph.D. in ergonomics and biomechanics from New York University and a doctorate in physical therapy from the MGH Institute of Health Professions. She is a licensed physical therapist in Oregon. Her area of clinical and research expertise is occupational orthopedics, in which she specializes in work-related musculoskeletal disorders. Dr. Barr-Gillespie currently serves as a Board of Directors member of the Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center (as past Chair); Community Action of Washington County (as Chair); the Tuality Healthcare Foundation; and the Oregon Healthcare Workforce Institute (as Secretary/Treasurer).

Dr. Barr-Gillespie joined Pacific University in June of 2010 as Vice Provost and Executive Dean of the College of Health Professions at the Hillsboro Campus. The Health Professions Campus is now home to approximately 1300 students and eight Schools, including Audiology, Dental Hygiene Studies, Graduate Psychology, Healthcare Administration and Leadership, Occupational Therapy, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy and Athletic Training, and Physician Assistant Studies. Pacific also has Colleges of Optometry, Education, Business, and Arts and Sciences, several of which have programs or majors in health-related disciplines. In collaboration with its Pacific University, Hillsboro and Washington County community partners, the College of Health Professions distinguishes itself through programming that emphasizes person-centered, team-based collaborative care models of training and practice.


HPC2 Building, Atrium

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26-1-2019 1:30 PM

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Jan 26th, 1:30 PM

Introduction of the Panel Speakers

HPC2 Building, Atrium