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Elaine Louise Bukowski

Elaine Louise Bukowski, American physical therapist, educator. License physical therapist, New Jersey; diplomate American Board Disabilities Analysts (senior analyst, professional advisory council since 1995). Recipient Volunteer Achievement award, American Cancer Society, 1981; United States Government trainee, 1971, 1972, Physical Therapy Fund grantee, 1975-1976.


  • Bukowski, Elaine Louise was born on February 18, 1949 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Edward Eugene and Melanja Josephine (Przyborowski) Bukowski.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy, St. Louis University, 1972. Master of Science, University Nebraska, 1977. Doctor in Physical Therapy, Drexel University, 2006.


    • Clerk City of Philadelphia, 1967. Staff physical therapist St. Louis Chronic Hospital, 1973, Cardinal Ritter Institute, St. Louis, 1973-1974. Director campus ministry musicals Creighton University, Omaha, 1974-1975.

      Teaching assistant University Nebraska Medical Center, 1975-1976. Lecturer in anatomy University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana, 1977-1978. Chief physical therapist Holy Family Hospital, Berekum, Ghana, 1978-1979.

      Coordinator information & guidance The American Cancer Society, Philadelphia, 1979-1981. Staff physical therapist Holy Redeemer Visiting Nurse Association, 1981-1983, rehabilitation supervisor Swainton, New Jersey, 1983-1987. Assistant professor physical therapy Richard Stockton College New Jersey, Pomona, 1987-1996, associate professor, 1996—2002, professor, since 2003, associate director post-professional D of Physical Therapy program, since 2006.

      Advisory board member School Health Sciences, 2008—2010. Director DPT Program, since 2010. Board directors The Bridge, Philadelphia, 1979-1980.

      Vacation relief physical therapist, New Jersey, since 1988. Professional advisory council Holy Redeemer Visiting Nurse Association, Swainton, 1982-1993, chairman, 1985-1991, personnel committee, consultant hospice program, 1985-1987, rehabilitation consultant, 1987-1988. Legislation advisory council subcommittee on education and health care Cape May & Cumberland Counties, 1988-1990.

      Utilization review consultant rehabilitation services, 1990. Fitness screening team New Jersey State Legislature, 1990. Geriatric rehabilitation delegate Citizen Ambassador Program, China, 1992.

      Middle states accreditation team evaluator, 1997-1998.


    Volunteer American Cancer Society, Philadelphia, 1979-1982, Walk-a-Day-in-My Shoes progressive Girl Scouts American, Cape May County, New Jersey, 1983-1986. Task force physical therapy program Stockton State College, Pomona, 1985-1988. Member American Physical Therapy Association (education section, orthopedic section, vice chairman southern district 1993-1996, 99-2001, chairman 1996-1998, board directors, house of deals 1994-1997, key contact voting district 2, member New Jersey legislation network 1989-1996, 1999-2002, member mentoring program since 1998, chair nominating committee 2002-2004, ethics committee since 2007), Physical Therapy Club (secretary 1971-1972), New Jersey Physical Therapy Association (research committee 1995-1997, ethics committee member since 2007, Outstanding Service award, 2004).



    Avocations: gardening, music, reading, stamp collecting, sports.

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    Born February 18, 1949
    (age 68)