Janet Peterson, PT, DPT, has had her own business in ergonomic consulting since 1998 in Seattle, Washington. She specializes in addressing the client’s needs with practical solutions that reduce injury risk and she encourages collaborative problem-solving with her clients.
In addition to her consulting business, Dr. Peterson guest lectures for the University of Washington Occupational Health Program and the Physical Therapy Program in Ergonomics and she has given presentations and seminars on ergonomics both regionally and nationally.
Dr. Peterson earned her master’s degree in physical therapy from Stanford University and her doctorate in physical therapy from Temple University. She is a Past President of the Puget Sound Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (PSHFES) and a member of the Pacific Northwest Ergonomic Roundtable. She is a recipient of the 2012 “Ergonomic Professional of the Year” from PSHFES.