November 9, 2020

Researcher Profile – Jennifer L. Vincenzo, PT, MPH, Ph.D.

Dr. Jennifer Vincenzo is an Associate Professor with the department of Physical Therapy at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. Her research interests include developing, evaluating, and implementing clinically feasible assessments and interventions to decrease fall risk and mobility decline among older adults. Dr. Vincenzo is Chair of the Balance and Falls Special Interest Group and Arkansas State Advocate for the American Physical Therapy Association-Geriatrics, serves on a task force with the National Council on Aging and is a member of the National Council on Falls Risk Awareness and Prevention. She is also a member of the Arkansas Falls Coalition and serves on the Governor’s Advisory Council on Aging in Arkansas.

Dr. Vincenzo was the first faculty member in the College of Health Professions to receive a KL2 mentored research scholar award from UAMS. She has served as a coinvestigator on other internal and external grant awards as well. Dr. Vincenzo has received recognition locally and nationally for her research and service. To date, she has published 19 peer-reviewed publications, presented 34 peer-reviewed conference posters and/or presentations, given 43 invited presentations, and contributed 15 non-referred publications.

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