Unviersity of Iowa
Iowa City, Iowa
Jason Wilken PT, PhD, is an Associate Professor and Director of Collaborative Research and Development in the Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science at the University of Iowa. Dr. Wilken received his master’s degree in Physical Therapy and Ph.D. in Physical Rehabilitation Science from the University of Iowa. He then served as the founding Director of the Military Performance Laboratory at the Center for the Intrepid, Brooke Army Medical Center, JBSA Fort Sam Houston, Texas, and as Senior Scientist for the Extremity Trauma and Amputation Center of Excellence. He returned to the University of Iowa in 2017 and has continued his research focusing on maximizing physical function and emotional health in service members and civilians who have experienced traumatic limb injury. His efforts and over 100 publications focus primarily on the development and evaluation of advanced prosthetic and orthotic technologies, virtual reality based interventions, clinically relevant outcomes assessments, and development of novel approaches to enhance walking stability.