BIO: Ergonomic Instructor Janet Peterson, PT, DPT, Ergonomic Consultant


Presenter:  Janet Peterson, PT, DPT, has had her own practice in ergonomic consulting since 1998 in Seattle, Washington. Dr. Peterson earned her master’s degree in physical therapy from Stanford University and her DPT from Temple University. She was honored as “Ergonomist of the Year” from the Puget Sound Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (PSHFES) in 2012 and is a member of the Pacific Northwest Ergonomic Roundtable.   She has given presentations on ergonomics locally as well as at the Oregon GOSH conference and the Applied Ergonomics Conference.  She also teaches ergonomics to DPT students at the University of Washington.  Dr. Peterson has been active in her professional association [the American Physical Therapy Association –APTA-] including serving on their Board of Directors for five years.   In her spare time, Janet enjoys playing golf and tennis, gardening, travel and visiting family!



“Love Janet’s style!  Very knowledgeable”  SP

“So many things to think about.  Janet is a wealth of information”  LM

“Enjoyed this course!”  TC

“I learned so much today.  Thank you.”  NS