DeAndrea Bullock PT, DPT

Assistant Professor
Assistant Director of Clinical Education
Pronouns: she/her/hers
Emory University
Division of Physical Therapy
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine

Office:1462 Clifton Rd Suite 312
Atlanta, GA 30322
Phone: 470-795-0875 (Office)


Dr. Bullock, an Emory DPT Alum joins the Emory DPT faculty as an Assistant Professor and Assistant Director of Clinical Education. Prior to her faculty appointment at Emory, she practiced in a Neurorehabilitation Outpatient Clinic. Her clinical expertise focuses on maximizing Independence and adapting to life post neurological diagnoses. Dr. Bullock holds advanced certifications as a Certified Diversity Professional and completed the APTA Clinical Instructor Credentialing Program.  Dr. Bullock is the co-founder of the National Association of Black Physical Therapists. NABPT’s mission is to provide opportunities for increased visibility, networking, community service, advocacy, career development, and mentorship for Black physical therapists and physical therapist assistants. She is an active member of APTA and has served as a mentor in the minority mentoring committee within the APTA GA.  Dr. Bullock has had speaking engagements on topics including diversity, equity, and inclusion with the APTA, as well as conducting several online engagements with students and clinicians from various universities and organizations through NABPT. Dr. Bullock is passionate about creating inclusive environments in both learning and healthcare.


2010 Bachelors of Science, Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, GA
2013 Doctorate of Physical Therapy, Emory University, Atlanta, GA

Publications and Presentations

Greenfield, Bruce PT, MA, PhD; Bridges, Patricia PT, EdD; Phillips, Tami PT, DPT, NCS; Adams, Emily PT, DPT; Bullock, DeAndrea PT, DPT; Davis, Kristen PT, DPT; Nelson, Carla PT, DPT; Wood, Brady PT, DPT Reflective Narratives by Physical Therapist Students on Their Early Clinical Experiences: A Deductive and Inductive Approach, Journal of Physical Therapy Education: Volume 29 – Issue 2 – p 21-31

Combined Sections Meeting APTA 2020. Title: DEI Transforming Society through Equitable Policies: Denver, CO. Approx. 100 people. February 2020. Presenter

Embry, A, Jackson, D., Mitchell, M., Collier, T., Gaugis, V., VanHoose, L.,… Varnado, K. (2020, October 3). The Black Rehabilitation Manifesto. Retrieved October 3, 2020, from -Collaborating Author

Awards & Honors