Teresa Bachman PT, DPT

Teresa Bachman PT, DPT
Clinical Associate Professor, DPT Assistant Program Director, Graduate Program Director - Physical Therapy Department
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Teresa Bachman serves as a Clinical Associate Professor, the Assistant Program Director for the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program, and the Graduate Program Director for the Department of Physical Therapy.  Dr. Bachman earned her Bachelor of Science in Exercise and Sports Science and her Master of Science in Physical Therapy from Texas State University, she earned her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of Montana. Dr. Bachman is currently working towards her Doctorate in Health Science degree at the University of Indianapolis.

Dr. Bachman became a Board-Certified Specialist in Geriatric Physical Therapy in 2019, is a Certified Exercise Expert for the Aging Adult (2011), and a Tom Waugh Fellow of the Texas Physical Therapy Association (2016).  She has been teaching undergraduate Pre-Physical Therapy and entry level Doctor of Physical Therapy students since 2009.  Dr. Bachman continues to practice physical therapy as a home health care clinician specializing in evaluation and treatment of the aging adult.  She resides in New Braunfels, Texas, with her husband and two wonderful boys and spends her spare time traveling, cycling (road and mountain), hiking with her family and friends, and reading.


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Current Research Interests
  • Hybrid healthcare education
  • Simulation education
  • Inter-professional education
  • Geriatric fall prevention
  • Integumentary care
Current Teaching
  • DPT 6400 Physical Therapy Fundamentals
  • DPT 6380 Management of the Aging Adult
  • DPT 6530 Management of Complex Patients