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Ashley Wilson, PT, DPT

Ashley Wilson
Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy - Ft. Lauderdale
(954) 262-1455


  • Doctor of Physical Therapy, Nova Southeastern University- Davie, FL
  • Associate of Science in Physical Therapist Assistant, Broward College- Coconut Creek, FL
  • Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training, Nova Southeastern University- Davie, FL


American Academy of Manipulative Medicine Dry Needling for Craniofacial, Cervicothoracic and Upper Extremity Conditions Certified (Part 1)- February 2020

American Academy of Manipulative Medicine- Dry Needling for Lumbopelvic and Lower Extremity Conditions (Part 2)- April 2020


Dr. Wilson teaches foundational courses to incoming professional DPT students such as Clinical skills I, Clinical skills II, and Physical agents. She also assists with other courses such as Clinical Anatomy and Exercise Physiology.  She mentors DPT students and helps provide effective studying tactics that allow smooth transitions during each semester.

Scholarly Activities and Research Interests

Dr. Wilson's primary research interests include utilization and validation of performance-based outcome measures in underserved communities. Diversity in physical therapy. Additional research interests include but are not limited to understanding and designing return-to-sport criteria for the chronically injured athlete, mental health awareness in the graduate student, as well as supporting the diverse student in post-professional PT program.   


Dr. Wilson provides various service efforts to the Tri-County Area:

Children's Diagnostic Treatment Center (CDTC)

Fort Lauderdale Track Club (sports and health screenings, sport event coverage)

Helped initiate and pioneer Memorial Regional's Wheelchair Basketball Junior Sharks. 

Areas of Practice 

Dr. Wilson's primary area of practice is outpatient orthopedics with a focus on sports rehabilitation and physical therapy. She has experience in both home health and acute care setting working at Memorial Regional Hospital, Level I Trauma Center, where she spent several years doing wound care, worked in ICU (CVICU, and Neurologically involved patients). She transitioned to academics in order to pursue her passion of helping DPT students become competent and professional PTs as well as bridge the gap between textbook knowledge and clinical application.

Professional Activity

Dr. Wilson serves on the Admissions Committee in the DPT program. 

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