Faculty Profile for Dr. Shannon Hope Williams

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Dr. Shannon Hope Williams
Clinical Lecturer — Department of Physical Therapy
WILW 356
phone: (512) 716-2670

Biography Section

Biography and Education

I graduated with a BSPT in 1992 and MEd in Exercise Science 1998 from Texas State University. I graduated with a t-DPT from MGH Institute of Health Professions in 2011. I have worked at Texas State University Physical Therapy Department since July 1997. I have experience in orthopedics, neurological, and geriatric physical therapy. My primary role in the PT department is co-director and clinical instructor of the on-site physical therapy clinic. I also teach in Patient Care Skills I one semester of the year and serve as the assistant director for clinical education.

Teaching Interests

Patient Care Skills and Clinical Education

Research Interests

Student Run Clinics
Home Health
Clinical Outcomes

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Oren, R., & Williams, S. (2016). A Civic Engagement Paradigm for Reforming Higher Education and Recreating the Community.
  • Williams, S., & Valentine, C. (2016). Effects of Strong for Life Exercise Program on the Functional Performance of Older Adults. American Physical Therapy Association, GeriNotes, Section on Geriatrics, 14(1).
  • Gobert, D., & Williams, S. (2011). The University-Based Physical Therapy Clinic as a Setting for People with Acquired Brain Injury. 34th Conference and Annual Meeting of the Texas Society of Allied Health Professions.
  • Williams, S. (2008). Exercise with the Wii¨:  Are there Gender Differences ? Abstract Poster Presentation TPTA Annual Conference.
  • Renick, O., Estrada, A., Hamed, N., & Williams, S. H. (2005). A civic engagement paradigm for reforming higher eEducation & recreating the community. San Marcos, TX, United States: Texas Institute for Long Term Care, Texas State University.

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: Recognition by the Graduating Student Recognition of Campus Support program, Graduating Student Recognition of Campus Support program. January 1, 2013 - December 1, 2013

Selected Grants

  • Gobert, Denise (Principal), Williams, Shannon Hope (Co-Principal). Balance and Gait Program for Persons with Adult Acquired Brain Injury, Texas State Long Term Care Institute, Texas State University-San Marcos, Institutional (Higher Ed), $10000. (Submitted: January 1, 2010, Funded: December 31, 2011). Grant.
  • GOBERT, DENISE (Principal), WILLIAMS, SHANNON HOPE (Co-Principal), MCDOWELL, DEBRA R (Co-Principal). Predictors of Hospital Readmissions as Related to Home Health Physical Therapy Service Trends, Home Health Section of the American Physical Therapy Association, Private / Foundation / Corporate, $10000. (Submitted: October 25, 2017, Funded: May 1, 2018 - June 30, 2020). Grant.
  • Williams, Shannon (Principal), Gobert, D. (Principal). Project/Proposal Title: Strong for Life study using the Wii interactive gaming system, Texas State Long Term Care Institute, $5000. (Submitted: October 1, 2017). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

IPE Committee
September 1, 2021-Present
Co-Treasurer for the Texas Consortium for Physical Therapy Clinical Education
September 30, 2018-Present
Awards Committee
January 1, 2014-Present
Texas Consortium of Physical Therapy Clinical Education Biennial Workshop
April 1, 2019-April 8, 2022
Physical Therapy Willow Hall Tour
November 6, 2021-November 6, 2021