Professional Bio

Education

  • Ph.D., Pediatric Science, Rocky Mountain University of Health Profession, 2009
  • DPT, Emphasis in Pediatrics, Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions, 2007
  • B.S., Physical Therapy, University of Colorado Health Science Center-Denver, 1986

Professional Memberships

  • American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), Early Intervention Special Interest Group, Pediatric Section State Representative
  • Colorado Chapter of APTA, Pediatric Special Interest Group Leadership Committee and Academic Sub committee

Expertise & Certifications

Clinical Certification

  • APTA Board Certified Pediatric Clinical Specialist

Research & Scholarship

Research Interests

Physical Therapy Management of Children with neuromuscular dysfunction
Physical Therapy Education

Recent Publications

Nelson-Wong, E., Eigsti, H., Hammerich, A., & Ellison, N. (2013). Influence of presentation handout completeness on student learning in a physical therapy curriculum. Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 13(3), 33-47.

Recent Video Publications

 "Using Video for Self Reflection" (2009). Edelman,L., Klish, M., Eigsti, H.E. http://www.cde.state.co.us/media/resultsmatter/EISeries/UsingVideoForSelf-Reflection.asp

"Using Video to Share With Family Members." (2009) Edelman,L., Klish, M., Eigsti, H.E. http://www.cde.state.co.us/media/resultsmatter/EISeries/UsingVideoToShareWithFamilyMembers.asp

"Using Video to Celebrate Progress." (2009) Edelman,L., Klish, M., Eigsti, H.E. http://www.cde.state.co.us/media/resultsmatter/RMSeries/UsingVideoToCelebrateProgress.asp

"Using Video for Really Watching in Early Intevention."(2009) Edelman,L., Klish, M., Eigsti, H.E. http://www.cde.state.co.us/media/resultsmatter/RMSeries/UsingVideoforReallyWatchingInEILAN.asp

Recent Presentations

Eigsti, H. J., Rapport, M. (2011) Use Your Clinical Reasoning to Embed Interventions within Natural Environments. APTA Section on Pediatrics Annual Conference. Anaheim, CA.

Eigsti, H. J., Chandler, L., Robinson, C., & Bodkin, A. W. (2010, February). A Longitudinal Study of the Sensitivity to Change of Outcomes Measures for Children Receiving Early Intervention. APTA Combined Sections Meeting, SanDiego, California.

Eigsti, H., Chandler, L., Robinson, C., & Bodkin, A. (2010) A Longitudinal Study of Outcome Measures for Children Receiving Early Intervention Services. Poster presented at APTA Combined Sections Meeting, San Diego, California.

Awards & Recognition

  • Eigsti, H., Sponsored Projects Academic Research Council (SPARC), Regis University, $295, 2010