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Heidi Moyer



To serve the older adult is to serve society. We are all aging and our aging experience in our early and middle adulthood greatly dictates our aging experience later in life.


As a Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Geriatric Physical Therapy (GCS) and a Certified Exercise Expert in Aging Adults (CEEAA), Heidi is the Program Director for the Evidence in Motion Geriatric Certification Program. Dr. Moyer is a current full-time Assistant Clinical Professor in the Angelo State University Doctor of Physical Therapy program and has previous experience teaching continuing education for Evidence in Motion, Illinois Physical Therapy Association, and for conferences such as National Student Conclave and Combined Sections Meeting. Their clinical experience includes inpatient rehab, home health, long-term acute care hospital, skilled nursing facility, and outpatient physical therapy. Heidi is an active APTA Geriatrics member, serving as a leader in multiple roles for APTA Geriatrics with the State Advocate Program and Balance and Falls Special Interest Group (BFSIG) as well as for the Illinois Physical Therapy Association, where they are the active chair of the IPTA Geriatric Special Interest Group (GeriSIG). Heidi was the recipient of the APTA Geriatrics President’s Award in 2020 and the APTA Emerging Leader Award in 2019 and looks forward to continuing to push the boundaries for care for older adults in all settings. 

Current Roles:

  • Program Director, EIM Geriatric Certification Program
  • Assistant Clinical Professor, Angelo State University
  • Chair, APTA Geriatrics Balance and Falls SIG


Areas of Interest:

  • Older Adults
  • Balance and Falls
  • Health Promotion and Wellness


Research Interests:

  • Chronic pain in older adults
  • Student confidence in working with medically complex populations
  • Improv Comedy to promote affective communication skills in DPT education
  • Balance and falls

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