Jessica Feda, PT, DPT
Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Physical Therapy
Jessica Feda is a Clinical Assistant Professor and the Director of Student of Student Affairs. Dr. Feda completed her Master of Physical Therapy Degree and Doctor of Physical Therapy Degree through the U.S. Army-Baylor University Graduate Program at the Army Medical Department Center and School (AMEDDC&S) in 2000 and 2007 respectively. Dr. Feda is an ABPTS board-certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist, board-certified as a Clinical Wound Specialist through the American Academy of Wound Management and a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists (FAAOMPT). As a neuromusculoskeletal evaluator, Dr. Feda has served in the U.S. Army and the U.S. Public Health Service for 22 years as a first-contact physical therapist provider providing patient care, department leadership and student instruction. Her clinical interests include primary care musculoskeletal rehabilitation, integumentary care, and adaptive wheelchair seating. Dr. Feda has served on multiple deployments, national organizations in leadership roles and as a department chief of multiple professional disciplines. Dr. Feda currently serves as an American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties Specialization Academy of Content Experts and as a APTA House Delegate. Dr. Feda’s scholarly interests focus on educational research and musculoskeletal rehabilitation.
Dr. Feda is currently pursuing her Doctor of Science Degree in Physical Therapy (DScPT) through Bellin College, Green Bay, Wisconsin. She resides in Rochester, MN and enjoys traveling, scuba diving, running and spending time with her husband, two children and friends and family.
Current Research Interests
- Academic coaching
- Predictors of academic success
- Sleep measures in persistent pain
Current Courses Taught
- DPT 6530 Management of Complex Patients
- DPT 6380 Management of the Aging Adult
- DPT 6290 Primary Care Physical Therapy
- DPT 6440 Musculoskeletal Practice II
- DPT 6331 Therapeutic Interventions I
- DPT 6400 PT Fundamentals