Alissa Thompson, PTA, BA
Academic Coordinator, Clinical Education

(515) 643-6773

Office Location

Mailing Address

Mercy College of Health Sciences
928 6th Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50309

Year Started at Mercy College: 2019

  • Department: Physical Therapist Assistant


  • Bachelor of Arts in Dance, University of Iowa (2004)
  • Associate of Science in Physical Therapist Assistant, Mercy College of Health Sciences (2011)


  • APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor – Level I and II

Clinical History

  • Worked for 8 years at MercyOne Riverside Rehab treating patients in both the clinic and aquatic settings.
  • Had the privilege of working with patients with both orthopedic and neurological conditions.

Professional Memberships

  • American Physical Therapy Associate (APTA)

Favorite Quote

“Be brave enough to be bad at something new.” -Jon Acuff