Julia's Curriculum Vitae

Julia Pierson, PT, DPT

Doctorate of Physical Therapy

Polestar® Pilates Practitioner

 

EDUCATION

The University of Utah; Salt Lake City, UT.

Graduated: May 2014

Doctorate of Physical Therapy

University of Alaska, School of Biology and Wildlife; Fairbanks, AK.   

Graduated:May 2010

Bachelor's of science in biological sciences magna cum laude,

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

Intermountain Hearing and Balance Center; Salt Lake City, UT. Physical Therapist

August 2014-current

University of Utah: Salt Lake City, UT. Research Assistant

Sept 2014- Oct 2016

 

PUBLICATIONS & PROFESSIONAL PRESENTATIONS

american physical therapy association combined sections meeting. poster author and presentation. anaheim, ca. february 2016.

Johnson J, Pierson J, Noren C, LaStayo P, and Marcus R. “AM-PAC “6-Clicks”: Implementation and Potential Usefulness in a University Health System”

Intermountain Clinical Education Update for Internal Medicine. Presenter. Murray, UT. December 2016.

Effectiveness and Appropriateness of Vestibular Rehabilitation for fall prevention and treatment for Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo for Intermountain Internal Medicine Physicians, Nurses, and Allied Health Professionals.                                                                          

Desert Foot Conference. Poster Author and Presentation. Phoenix, AZ. November 2013.

Gillespie B, Pierson J, and Spencer C. “Combination of a Portable Negative Pressure Wound Therapy System and Total Contact Casting for the Treatment of Chronic Diabetic Foot Ulcers”. A poster presentation based on case studies of patients from the Salt Lake City Veterans Affairs Hospital that were the basis of my graduate degree doctoral project.

 

CONTINUING EDUCATION

2013

American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting; San Diego, CA. 

2014

Polestar® Pilates Education Curriculum for Practitioner of Pilates for Rehabilitation; Salt Lake City, UT

Vestibular Rehabilitation: Advanced Topics in Differential Diagnosis and Treatment of Vestibular Disorders. University of Utah, Department of Physical Therapy. Salt Lake City, UT

2015

Intermountain Healthcare. Ethics in Training: Becoming an Engaged Employee and Service Recovery. Murray, UT

Vestibular Rehabilitation: A Competency Based Course. American Physical Therapy Association, Duke University, University of Southern California. Los Angeles, ca.

2016

Post-Concussion Syndrome: An Advanced Vestibular Approach. The University of Utah Department of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training. Salt Lake City, UT

2017

Cervicogenic Dizziness: An Evidence-Based Competency Course. Skill Works, Emory University, American Physical Therapy Association. Murray, UT

Herman & Wallace. Pelvic Floor Level 1. Salt Lake City, UT. 

 

PHYSICAL THERAPY SCHOOL INTERNSHIPS

Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center; salt lake city, ut. January 14-April 14

Sugarhouse Rehabilitation; Salt Lake City, UT. May 13-July 2013

Munson Medical Center; trAVERSE CITY, MI. May 12-July-12

 

ATHLETICS

NCAA  Student-Athlete– University of Alaska-fairbanks; fairbanks, ak. 2005-2010

NCAA All-American in cross-country skiing, 2007

NCAA cross country skiing championships participant 2007, 2009  

15th finish US Cross Country Championships, 5km skate, 2008

CCSA Regional skate champion, 2009

University of Alaska Scholar Athlete of the Year, 2010

CCSA second team All-Conference, 2006/07, 2008/09. 2009/10

4th place finish Tour of Anchorage, 50 km, 2010

NCAA Post-Graduate Scholarship recipient 2012       

8th Place Mid-Mountain Marathon, 2013

ZION TRAVERSE, MAY 2015

KESUGI RIDGE TRAVERSE, JU

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

American Physical Therapy Association- Member since 2012