Valerie Williams

Assistant Professor

Valerie Williams

Assistant Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

College of Allied Health Sciences
Department of Physical Therapy


Valerie Williams is an assistant professor or physical therapy, physical therapist, certified orthopaedic specialist, dance and performing arts rehabilitation specialist, and sports medicine researcher.

  • (706) 721-2743
  • EC1336


  • Ph.D., Rehabilitation Science University of Pittsburgh - Pit, 2016

  • MS, Rehabilitation and Therapeutic University of Pittsburgh - Pit, 2010

  • DPT, Physical Therapy/Therapist Slippery Rock University, 2008

  • BS, Kinesiology and Exercise Scien Slippery Rock University, 2005


  • Physical Therapist State of Pennsylvania, 2008

Awards & Honors

  • Mary McMillan Scholarship American Physical Therapy Association, 2008

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • PTHP 7222

    Found of Phy Therapy
  • PTHP 7223

    Gen Con Patient Mgmt II
  • PTHP 7121

    Gen Concepts Pt Mgmt I
  • PTHP 9171

    Integrated Patient Management
  • PTHP 8132

    Orthopaedics II
  • PTHP 7331

    Orthopaedics I

Teaching Interests

orthopaedic physical therapy examination and intervention foundations and general concepts of physical therapy evidence based practice research

Research Interests

sports and dance injuries, rehabilitation and injury prevention injury epidemiology balance assessment lower extremity biomechanics and strength

Department Service

  • Curriculum Committee 2018 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Foundational Contnet Committee 2018 - Present

  • Orthopaedic Conent Committee 2018 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • Development Committee of IADMS 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Medical Problems of Performing Artists 2016 - Present

    Role: Editor, Journal Editor
  • Journal of Dance Medicine and Science 2015 - Present

    Role: Reviewer, Journal Article

Public Service

  • Augusta Ballet 2017 - Present

    Role: Board Member