Colleen Hergott

Department Chair

Colleen Hergott

Department Chair

Associate 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

  • Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society Phi Kappa Phi, 2021

  • CAHS Faculty Service Award 2020 CAHS, 2020

  • Alpha Eta Honor Society Augusta University, 2019

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • PTHP 7221

    Applied Physiology
  • PTHP 8245

    Geriatrics
  • PTHP 7341

    Medical Conditions I

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Physical therapists and physical therapist assistants’ knowledge and use of the STEADI for falls risk screening of older adults in physical therapy practice in the United States, 2022
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Clinical Community Connections: Incorporating Evidence-based Programs for Improved Patient Outcomes. Topics in Geriatr Rehab. , 2021
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Physical Therapists as Partners for Community Fall Risk Screenings and Referrals to Community Programs, 2021
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Early Rehabilitation Following Saddle Pulmonary Embolism: Perspective from Physical Therapist as Patient, 2021
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Introduction To Cardiovascular and Pulmonary and Select Cases, 2021
    Book, Chapter in Textbook-Revised

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