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Amy Hammerich, PT

Regis University
Dr. Amy Hammerich is an Associate Professor in the School of Physical Therapy at Regis University. She is the Coordinator for the Regis University Residency in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy, and teaches in the entry-level DPT program and the Fellowship in Orthopaedic Manual Therapy. She earned a Master of Science in Physical Therapy in 2000, and a Doctor of Physical Therapy Degree in 2003 from Regis University. She earned her Ph.D. at University of Colorado in Health and Behavioral Science in 2013, with a focus on low back pain and aging. She received board certification from the American Physical Therapy Association as an Orthopaedic clinical Specialist in 2015, Geriatric Clinical Specialist in 2017, and completed her Fellowship in Orthopaedic Manual Therapy at Regis University in 2018. Dr. Hammerich spent two years in post-graduate Ph.D. studies in neuromuscular physiology at the University of Colorado, with motor unit needle EMG research investigating muscle synergies and stabilization strategies. She has a Bachelor of Science in Business, and worked in Finance in Chicago, Illinois, before PT school. In addition, she has spent 25 years in fitness training, with many certifications including Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, and Certified Pilates Instructor. She has served as the President, President Elect, Treasurer (2 terms), and Director at Large of the APTA Colorado Chapter. She is currently the Secretary of the AAOMPT Pelvic Health Special Interest Group. Her primary research interests are in the spine, hip/pelvis and aging joints.

My Speakers Sessions

Saturday, September 25
 

11:00am MDT