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Andi Beth Mincer
Interim Department Head and Associate Professor
Armstrong Center - Room 202
BS Health Science,University of Florida
MSPT, Georgia State University
Ed.D Curriculum Studies, Georgia Southern University
Dr. Mincer received her Bachelor of Health Science Degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Florida. She also has a Master of Science degree in the area of orthopedic physical therapy, with a minor in Education, from Georgia State University. She most recently completed her EdD in Curriculum Studies at Georgia Southern University, and has been teaching in the Physical Therapy program at Armstrong since 1996. Dr. Mincer also teaches various undergraduate courses.
Dr. Mincer has more than 30 years of experience as a physical therapist in a variety of practice areas, including acute care, cardiopulmonary, general rehabilitation, acquired brain injury, general orthopedics, and geriatric home care. During this time she has acted as clinical instructor for students from various entry-level physical therapy programs and is an APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor. Dr. Mincer currently practices part-time in acute care.
As part of her advanced orthopedic education, Dr. Mincer completed additional clinical training in manual therapy of the spine at Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, Oakland, California. There she trained with graduates of the acclaimed Orthopedic Physical Therapy and Clinical Residency Program of Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, Hayward, California. She enjoys being able to apply qualitative and mixed methods to her research, and her current interests include the scholarship of teaching and learning, student assessment, psychological aspects of amputation and limb salvage, and orthopedic examination and treatment.
Dr. Mincer is a member of both the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and the Physical Therapy Association of Georgia. She is a member of the Orthopedic, Oncology and Education Sections of the APTA, and has served as a member of the Editorial Board for the Journal of the Section for Women's Health. Other areas of professional service include item writing for the National Physical Therapist Examination and reviewing abstract submissions for various physical therapy and education conferences.