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Donna Piper PT, DPT, NCS

Residency Applications and Credentialing Coordinator

Donna Piper, PT, DPT, NCS, has been with Shepherd Center since 2015 and currently serves as the Applications and Credentialing Coordinator for the Mercer University-Shepherd Center Residency in Neurologic Physical Therapy.

Professional Summary

Education & Training 

Mercer University
Residency, Neurologic Physical Therapy, 2016 

Emory University
Doctor of Physical Therapy, 2015

Georgia College & State University
Bachelor of Science, Psychology, 2011

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS)
Certified Specialist in Neurologic Physical Therapy

GA Physical Therapist License

About Donna Piper, PT, DPT, NCS

Donna Piper, PT, DPT, NCS, is a passionate and dedicated Physical Therapist within Shepherd Center's Acquired Brain Injury Program. Her passion lies in several areas of clinical expertise, including splinting and casting, vestibular rehabilitation, ataxia management, and educating student physical therapists and residents. 

Her commitment to neurologic physical therapy extends beyond her physical therapist role to the Mercer University-Shepherd Center Residency in Neurologic Physical Therapy, where she currently serves as the residency application and credentialing coordinator. In this role, she offers in valuable support by providing prospective residents with the most current information about the program, reviewing residency applications, facilitating interviews, and aiding in the selection of qualified candidates. As a former resident, she actively contributes to shaping the residency curriculum and planning while offering mentorship to the next generation of residents.

Working at Shepherd Center, Dr. Piper cherishes the spirit of teamwork that permeates around the hospital each day. She loves getting to collaborate with fellow physical therapists and the interdisciplinary care team to achieve the best possible outcomes for each patient.