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Amy Hammerich, PhD, DPT, has taught in physical therapy education for 20 years with the past 15 years as faculty at Regis University SOPT, and 5 years as an affiliate faculty at Regis University and University of Colorado.

She is the past president of the Colorado Chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association. She is board-certified in Orthopaedics and Geriatrics. Additionally she is a Fellow of the Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy Association.

Her scholarship, teaching and clinical practice focuses on hip/pelvis and spinal orthopaedic conditions, aging joint issues, and exercise and fall prevention for older adults. Her PhD research focused on outcomes with low back pain in older adults.

She is a certified strength and conditioning specialist and has multiple fitness certifications. She was awarded the Outstanding PT Award from the Colorado Chapter of the APTA in 2012, Bob Doctor Service Awards in 2012 and 2007, and Marinus Smith Excellence in Teaching Award from University of Colorado in 2005.