Physical Therapy

Faculty & Staff

Sharon Dunnivan-Mitchell

Sharon Dunnivan-Mitchell, PT, DPT, DHSc, NCS, CHSE
Assistant Professor

Curriculum Vitae

Contact Information

301 University Blvd.
Galveston, TX 77555-1144

P: 409-772-3068

Teaching Areas of Interest

Neurologic, acute and critical care, vestibular rehabilitation, and communication skills in health professions

Research Interests

Simulation, service-learning


Dr. Sharon Dunnivan-Mitchell is an Assistant Professor for the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program in the School of Health Professions at the University of Texas Medical Branch. She received her Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Texas at Austin followed by a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. After 27 years as a practicing clinician, specializing in neurologic and medically complex patients, she completed a transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy from the College of St. Scholastica. A Doctor of Health Sciences degree in Leadership in Clinical Practice and Education was recently accomplished at The George Washington University.

Dr. Dunnivan-Mitchell holds a Board Certification in Neurologic Physical Therapy. Her passion for teaching within the modality of simulation led her to credentialing as a Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator. She strives to make an impact on the population health of South Texans, by training the next generation of physical therapy clinicians.

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