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Lauren Wilson, PT, DPT, GCS

Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy


I embrace the constructivist approach to teaching and learning. The concepts of active learning and collaboration are central to my philosophy of education. These are behaviors I seek to model every day in my interactions with students. As a teacher, I most enjoy teaching in the setting of real-world patient care, emphasizing decision-making, self-reflection, and interpersonal relationships in a meaningful context. I believe in collaboration, not competition among the learners.

-Lauren Wilson

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I was born and raised in Washington D.C. I graduated from Johnson C. Smith University with a bachelor's degree in biology and chemistry. Then attended Florida International University and obtained a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree in 2010. I have been working as a clinician in the field for 13 years. In 2020, I became an adjunct teaching in a Physical Therapy Assistant program in Bradenton, FL. In 2023, I joined Florida Southern College as an adjunct and later accepted a full-time position. I have 2 kids and during my free time I like to run half marathons, travel internationally, and go to theme parks or the beach with my family.


  • Johnson C. Smith University 2003-2007 Bachelor's Degree in Biology and Chemistry
  • Florida International University 2007-2010 Doctorate of Physical Therapy


Running, beach, swimming, reading, theme parks