Jazmine M. Tooles

Assistant Professor of Instruction
Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
Pearson Hall 249


Jazmine Tooles, PT, DPT, is an assistant professor of instruction at Temple University. Dr. Tooles is the creator of Explore the Magic of Motion® LLC and a licensed physical therapist who specializes in traumatic brain injury and vestibular dysfunction. She received her BS in kinesiology from Temple University in 2011 and completed her doctorate of physical therapy at University of Delaware in 2013. She is a trained functional work capacity evaluator, tai chi instructor and former BIANJ support group coordinator. As a lifetime Girl Scout, Dr. Tooles earned her Bronze, Silver and Gold Awards and was honored as a Girl Scout of Distinction for GSHNJ in 2007. With extensive experience developing and hosting community events, Dr. Tooles has hosted events with up to 100 participants and is the creator of the physical therapy patch program for Girl Scouts. Engaged in diversity initiatives since childhood, Dr. Tooles is a former American Conference on Diversity (formerly known as “Anytown” Lead for Diversity) participant, Temple’s National Council of Negro Women member, University of Delaware's Black Graduate Student Association member, formerly chaired APTANJ’s Cultural Diversity Committee, and currently chairs APTA PA’s Minority Affairs Committee. Dr. Tooles also leads Einstein Healthcare Network's Cultural-Diversity Special Interest Group and is the host of Einstein Voices: A Staff Podcast on DEI topics. She also guest lectures for various physical therapy programs and has presented locally and nationally, including at APTA's Centennial Future of PT Summit 2021 as a keynote speaker on building community.


  • DPT, University of Delaware
  • BS, Kinesiology, Temple University

Courses Taught




HRPR 1005

Introduction to Mindfulness


HRPR 2106

An Introduction to Holistic Practices and Integrative Medicine


HRPR 3096

Cultural Competency in Health and Healthcare


PHTH 8129

Psychosocial Aspects