Dr. Jocelin Friedman joined the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences as an Instructor in 2021. She completed her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Drexel University in 2013. Since then, she has completed the Recovering Function Tiered – Neuro-Development Treatment (RPSF-NDT) certification, which focuses on the treatment of patients with hemiplegia due to stroke. She also is a certified LSVT-Big practitioner for the treatment of patients with Parkinson’s Disease.
Dr. Friedman has worked in various settings ranging from acute care, inpatient rehabilitation and outpatient neuro/vestibular. She used her certification as a Tai Chi for Health instructor to teach a hospital-based community class that helped clients of all ability levels improve their strength and balance. Currently, Dr. Friedman serves as Academic Coordinator of Clinical Education and as a core faculty member for the Doctor of Physical Therapy program at the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences San Marcos, CA campus.