Feb 17, 2021
Dr. Beth Moody Jones teaches Gross Anatomy and Advanced Orthopedics for the Physical Therapy program at the University of New Mexico.
She received her Bachelor’s in Physical Therapy from the University of Vermont in 1982, her Masters in Physical Therapy in orthopedics and biomechanics from Old Dominion University in 1994, her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from AT Still University in 2004, and her EdD in Educational Leadership from UNM in 2018.
Dr. Moody Jones has held academic appointments at the University of St. Augustine where she was an Assistant Professor and Academic Coordinator of Clinical Education from 1994 – 1997.
From 1999 – 2002 she held an appointment at the University of Hawaii School of Medicine where she taught Gross Anatomy to Medical students and graduate Athletic Training students. Throughout her teaching career she has maintained a clinical practice and successfully sat for her Orthopedic Certification Specialization (OCS) in 2002 and re-certification in 2011.
She maintains a clinical practice at a private practice in Albuquerque with a specialization in the treatment of spinal disorders.
Her research agenda includes anatomical variation, manual therapy and validation of special tests related to the spine.
On the podcast, Dr. Moody Jones talks about using the Anatomy in Clay® Learning System as one of several instructional tools to meet the the variety of learning styles among her physical therapy students.
Intro and Outro music "Viscious Pen" courtesy of Moby