Colleen Hergott

Interim Chair

Colleen Hergott

Interim Chair

Assistant Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

College of Allied Health Sciences
Department of Physical Therapy

  • (706) 721-2896
  • EC 1330

Education

  • DPT, Physical Therapy/Therapist Baylor University, 2009

  • MED, Kinesiology and Exercise Scien University of Texas - Austin, 1996

  • MPT, Physical Therapy/Therapist Baylor University, 1991

  • BA, Zoology/Animal Biology University of Texas - Austin, 1988

Certifications

  • Certified Exercise Expert for Aging Adults APTA, 2019

  • Exercise is Medicine Level 3 credential ACSM, 2017

  • Physical Therapist South Carolina State Board, 2009

  • Physical Therapist Georgia State BOard of PT, 1991

  • Registered Certified Exercise Physiologist ACSM, 2017

  • Geriatric Certified Specialist APTA, 2016

  • NDT Certification in Adult Hemiplegia NDTA, 2011

  • PTL GA Professional Licensing Brd, 1991

Awards & Honors

  • CAHS Faculty Service Award 2020 CAHS, 2020

  • Alpha Eta Honor Society Augusta University, 2019

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • PTHP 7341

    Medical Conditions I
  • PTHP 7221

    Applied Physiology
  • PTHP 8245

    Geriatrics
  • PHAS 5131

    Orthopedics
  • PTHP 9171

    Integrated Patient Management

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Clinical Community Connections: Incorporating evidence-based programs for improved patient outcomes. Topics in Geriatr Rehab. , 2021
    Journal Article, Professional Journal
  • Introduction To Cardiovascular and Pulmonary and Select Cases, 2021
    Book, Chapter in Textbook-Revised
  • Capitalizing on virtual delivery of community programs to support health and well-being of older adults., 2021
    Journal Article, Professional Journal
  • Evidence-based Programs and Your Practice: A Foundation for Value Based Care Delivery Part 3, 2019
    Journal Article, Professional Journal
  • Evidence-Based Programs and your Practice: A Foundation for Value-Based Care Part 2, 2019
    Journal Article, Professional Journal

Department Service

  • Curriculum Committee 2018 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Curricular Revision Task Force 2020 - 2021

    Role: Committee Member
  • Service Committee 2016 - 2018

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Curriculum committee 2016 - 2018

    Role: Committee Member

College Service

  • PT Chair Search Committee 2017 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Anatomy Search Committee 2021 - 2021

    Role: Committee Member
  • CAHS Strategic Planning Committee 2021 - 2021

    Role: Committee Member
  • Faculty Council 2016 - 2020

    Role: Committee Member

University Service

  • AU Student Affairs Committee 2020 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Augusta University Athletic Committee 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • Physiotherapy Theory and Practice 2018 - Present

    Role: Reviewer
  • Christ Community 2016 - Present

    Role: Other
  • 2020 - 2023

    Role: Member
  • APTA Geriatrics HPW SIG 2020 - 2023

    Role: Officer, Other Officer
  • APTA Geriatrics Health Promotion Wellness SIG 2019 - 2023

    Role: Committee Member

Public Service

  • Matter of Balance 2020 - Present

    Role: Guest Speaker
  • Fall Prevention Presentations 2018 - 2019

    Role: Guest Speaker
  • Fall Prevention Awareness Day 2018 - 2018

    Role: Workshop Organizer