Valerie Hogan

Program Director

Valerie Hogan

Program Director

Assistant Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

College of Allied Health Sciences
Department of Physical Therapy


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

  • (706) 721-2743
  • EC1336


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

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

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

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


  • Physical Therapy Licensure 2022

  • PTL State of SC, 2020

  • Physical Therapist State of SC, 2018

  • PTL State of SC, 2018

  • Physical Therapist State of Pennsylvania, 2008

Awards & Honors

  • Mary McMillan Scholarship American Physical Therapy Association, 2008

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • PTHP 8132

    Orthopaedics II
  • PTPP 9903

    Orthopaedic PT I
  • PTHP 7331

    Orthopaedics I
  • PTPP 9904

    PT Residency Practicum II
  • PTHP 7222

    Found of Phy Therapy
  • PTPP 9901

    Foundations PT Residency
  • GDPD 5101

    Professional Dev Foundations I
  • PTPP 9902

    PT Residency Practicum I

Teaching Interests

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


Selected Recent Publications

  • An analysis of musculoskeletal variables, compared to team norms, leading to an anterior cruciate ligament rupture in a female soccer player, 2019
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Home-based physical activity interventions for breast cancer patients receiving primary therapy: a systematic review, 2019
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Bone mineral density in multi-genre collegiate dance majors compared to healthy controls, 2018
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Relationship of performance on the Sensory Organization Test to landing characteristics, 2018
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • The Augusta, Georgia breast cancer survivor study, 2018
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

ankle injury and chronic ankle instability
sports and dance injuries
rehabilitation and injury prevention
injury epidemiology
balance assessment
lower extremity biomechanics and strength

Department Service

  • Research Committee 2021 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Curriculum Committee 2018 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Research Committee 2018 - 2021

    Role: Committee Member
  • Student Physical Therapy Awards Committee 2020 - 2020

    Role: Committee Member
  • DPT New Curriculum Development Task Force 2019 - 2020

    Role: Committee Member

College Service

  • CAHS Research Council Multidisciplinary Team Rehabilitation/Kinesiology 2020 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • CAHS Research Council 2019 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Layman Family Scholarship Committee 2018 - 2019

    Role: Committee Member

University Service

  • Augusta University Faculty Senate Athletics Committee 2021 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • American Physical Therapy Association of Georgia Annual Conference Committee 2020 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Physiotherapy Theory and Practice 2018 - Present

    Role: Reviewer, Journal Article
  • International Association for Dance Medicine and Science 2015 - Present

    Role: Reviewer, Conference Paper
  • Journal of Dance Medicine and Science 2015 - Present

    Role: Reviewer, Journal Article
  • Medical Problems of Performing Artists 2016 - 2020

    Role: Editor, Journal Editor

Public Service

  • Augusta Ballet 2017 - Present

    Role: Board Member