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Jacqueline Phillips, PhD, LAT, ATC

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Jacqueline Phillips


Associate Clinical Professor

Health Sciences Department

Jacqueline Phillips, PhD is an associate clinical professor who teaches anatomy and physiology related courses for the Health Sciences, Physical Therapy, and Physician Assistant Programs. She received her bachelor's degree in athletic training from The George Washington University and completed her master’s and doctoral degrees in kinesiology at Temple University. She is a certified and licensed athletic trainer and has practiced in the industrial and hospital settings.

Past research efforts have included sport concussion with a focus on ocular-motor assessments along with also investigating the best practices for concussion education programs. More recently, she has been involved with research projects revolving around the use of technology in anatomy and physiology courses. In particular, she has researched the use of interactive textbooks and polling platforms to help increase student engagement and success. In addition, she is also an advocate and author of open educational resources in her field.

Professional Society

Human Anatomy & Physiology Society
American Association of Clinical Anatomists

Selected Publications

Cheever, Kelly M., McDevitt, Jane, Phillips, Jacqueline, Keisuke Kawata (2021). The Role of Cervical Symptoms in Post-Concussion Management: A Systematic Review. Sports Medicine. (In Publication)

Cheever, Kelly M., McDevitt, Jane, & Phillips, Jacqueline, (2020). "Diagnosis and Treatment of Cervical Pathology Following a Sport-Related Concussion: A Critically Appraised Topic". International Journal of Athletic Therapy and Training. Advance online publication. 10.1123/ijatt.2019-0126.

McDevitt, J., Rubin, L. H., De Simone, F. I., Phillips, J. & Langford, D. Association Between (GT)n promoter polymorphism and recover from concussion: A Pilot Study. Journal of Neurotrauma. 37.10 (2020): 1204-1210

McGinnis, I., Tierney, R., Mansell, J., Phillips, J. (2019). The Effect of Target Speed and Verbal Instruction on NPC Measures in a Young, Healthy, and Active Population. Journal of Eye Movement Research.

Amabile, A. H., Dekerlegand, R. L., Muth, S., O'Hara, M. C., Phillips, J. M., Ammons, A. A. & Lombardo, A. (2020). Proximity of the Carotid Bifurcation to the Laryngeal Prominence: Results of a Cadaver Study and Recommendations for Safe Pulse Palpation. Journal of Geriatric Physical Therapy.

Research Interests

Instructional technology

  • PhD in Kinesiology – Temple University
  • MS in Kinesiology – Temple University
  • BS in Athletic Training – The George Washington University