APTA Education Leadership Institute Fellow
ABPTS Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist
APTA Advanced Clinical Instructor
APTA Clinical Instructor
MA Physical Therapist
Professional Organizations Membership
American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)
Imaging Special Interest Group
American Educational Research Association (AERA)
Dr. Heath joined the physical therapy faculty at Simmons College in 2014. Dr. Heath has been a physical therapist since 2003 and has practiced in several outpatient orthopedic clinics. Prior to her current position, Dr. Heath served as the Director of Clinical Education at Temple University where she completed her PhD in Educational Psychology. Dr. Heath was fortunate to have been a part of the inaugural cohort of Fellows completing the APTA’s Educational Leadership Institute in 2011. She is an active member of both the American Physical Therapy Association and the Simmons College Representative to the American Council of Academic Physical Therapy.
Peer Reviewed Publications:
Heath, AE. Counseling and Behavioral Modification Techniques for Functional Loss and Chronic Pain. Peripheral Nerve Injury: An Anatomical and Physiological Approach for Physical Therapy Intervention. Ed. Stephen Carp. Philadelphia, PA: FA Davis; 2013. ISBN-13: 978-0-8036-2560-0
Peer Reviewed Scientific and Professional Presentations:
Scott Burns, Amy Heath, and Jane Fagan.
The DPT Student Association: An Unsung Hero in the Promotion of Student Success and Professional Development.
American Physical Therapy Association Education Leadership Conference, October 2015
Self-regulated Learning in Doctor of Physical Therapy Students Across the Curriculum
American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting, February 2015
Self-regulated Learning in Doctor of Physical Therapy Students
American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting, February 2014
Current/Active Research Activity:
Self-regulated Learning, Curriculum, Professional Education