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Jason Cherry, PT, DPT, EdD

Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy

Decker College of Nursing and Health Sciences


Jason Cherry joined Binghamton University in September 2022 as an assistant professor in the Division of Physical Therapy. He comes to Binghamton from Ithaca College, where he was a clinical assistant professor for five years.

Cherry is a board-certified orthopedic clinical specialist through the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties. He has more than 20 years of clinical experience in pain management, general orthopedics, sports medicine and acute care settings. He also serves as a faculty mentor for the Cayuga Medical Center Orthopedic Physical Therapy Residency and Spine Fellowship programs.

Cherry’s area of research is related to the relationship between psychological flexibility and the management of perceived stress and academic burnout. He is also interested in the development of strategies to enhance the characteristics of the master adaptive learner and adaptive expertise.


  • EdD, University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences
  • MS, physical therapy, Boston University
  • BA, kinesiology, California State University, Northridge

Research Interests

  • Student well-being
  • Competency based education
  • Characteristics of Master Adaptive Learners and Adaptive Experts
  • Teaching and learning in the clinical setting

Clinical Interests

  • Orthopedics
  • Spine
  • Chronic Pain

Teaching Interests

  • Professional development
  • Anatomy
  • Physical therapy for musculoskeletal conditions