Gail M. Jensen, PT, PhD, FAPTA, FNAP
Gail M. Jensen, PhD

Gail M. Jensen, PT, PhD, FAPTA, FNAP

Dean of Graduate School and College of Professional Studies
Vice Provost for Learning and Assessment
Professor of Physical Therapy

Gail M. Jensen, PT, PhD, FAPTA, FNAP, is dean of the Graduate School and College of Professional Studies, vice provost for learning and assessment, professor of physical therapy, and faculty associate, Center for Health Policy and Ethics, Creighton University. She is known nationally and internationally for scholarly contributions in expert practice, clinical reasoning, professional ethics and interprofessional education. Jensen has coauthored 10 books. 

She is the founding director for the Office of Interprofessional Scholarship, Service and Education at Creighton. Currently, she is a member of the Board of Directors of American Interprofessional Health Collaborative. Jensen is a Catherine Worthingham Fellow of the American Physical Therapy Association and a fellow in the Physical Therapy Academy of the National Academies of Practice. She serves as a team leader and peer reviewer for the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the commission’s Institutional Actions Council.

Jensen received her PhD in educational evaluation with a minor in sociology from Stanford University. She holds a master’s degree in physical therapy from Stanford University and a bachelor’s degree in education from the University of Minnesota.