Ann Bratton

Ann Bratton, Physical Therapy

Ann Bratton, Physical Therapy

Program Administrator
Weed 210D


Educational Background

B.L.A., Bachelor of Liberal Arts, University of Massachusetts Lowell, 2002

M.A., Regional, Economic and Social Development, University of Massachusetts Lowell, 2007 


Ann Bratton joined the staff at the University’s Research Foundation in 1987 in Personnel and then worked for the Center for Tropical Diseases.  Transferring to the Department of Work Environment she provided administrative support on three worker health and safety training grants. She acquired grant writing experience and promoted awareness of training courses and worker health and safety issues while working on The New England Consortium, SEIU Hazardous Materials Worker Training Project, and the Environmental Justice on Brownfield Sites projects.  Shifting from workers to students she joined the staff in the Admissions office and then held the position of Coordinator of Administrative Services in the Provost’s Office of Academic Affairs. Interested in working with at-risk students, she earned a Masters degree in Regional Economic and Social Development specializing her thesis on the effects of advising academically at-risk students and the impact on retention.

As the Program Administrator in Physical Therapy she works directly with undergraduate and graduate students through recruitment, retention and advising.  She is an EP freshmen advisor and as the coordinator for EP senior practicum, she assists in the development and coordination of practicum experiences. Ann Bratton works on program assessment and development and works closely with the chairperson to facilitate department activities.