Professional Bio

Education

  • Ph.D., Physical Therapy, Texas Woman's University, 1991
  • M.Ed., Allied Health Education and Administration, University of Houston, 1981
  • B.S., Physical Therapy, University of Colorado-Boulder, 1976

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Expertise & Certifications

 Expertise
  • Pediatrics
  • Clinical Education
  • Motor Control/Motor Learning

Professional Memberships:

  • American Physical Therapy Association (ATPA)
  • Colorado Chapter of APTA, Pediatrics Section
  • Clinical Education Forum (CO)
  • Northwest Intermountain Consortium for Clinical Education

Research & Scholarship

Research Interests

Optimizing student learning and performance during clinical experiences

Development of balance control in children

Recent Publications

Swiggum M, Hamilton ML, Gleeson P, Roddey T: Pain Assessment and Management in Children with Neurologic Impairment: A Survey of Pediatric Physical Therapists. Pediatric Physical Therapy, Fall 2010; 22(3):330-335.

Swiggum M, Hamilton ML, Gleeson P, Roddey T: Pain in Children with Cerebral Palsy: Implications for Pediatric Physical Therapy. Pediatric Physical Therapy, 22(1): 86-92, Spring 2010.

Recent Presentations

National

Seale J, Olson S, Hamilton M, Mitchell K: Gait Asymmetry and Motor Recovery in Chronic Stroke, APTA Annual Conference, National Harbor, MD, 6/2011.

Seale J, Olson S, Hamilton M, Mitchell K: Correlation of Quality of Life and Temporal and Spatial Measure of Gait in Individuals Following Stroke, APTA Combined Sections Meeting, New Orleans, LA, 2/2011.

Seale J, Olson S, Hamilton M, Mitchell K: The Effects of Cognition on Mobility and Self-Care Functional Independence Measure (FIM) Outcomes in Persons With Stroke and TBI, Texas Physical Therapy Association Annual Conference, Austin, TX, 10/2009.

Swiggum M, Hamilton ML, et al: Pain Assessment and Management In Children with Neurological Impairment: A Survey of Pediatric Physical Therapists, American Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine Annual Meeting, Scottsdale, AZ, 10/2009.

State

Seale J, Olson S, Hamilton M, Mitchell K: Gait Asymmetry and Motor Recovery in Chronic Stroke, Texas Physical Therapy Association Annual Conference, The Woodlands, TX, 10/27-29/2011.

Swiggum M, Hamilton ML, et al: Pain Assessment and Management In Children with Neurological Impairment: A Survey of Pediatric Physical Therapists, Texas Physical Therapy Association Annual Conference, Austin, TX, 10/17/09.

Hamilton ML, Newman, B: Update on Clinical Education. Harris County Department of Education, Houston, TX, 8/19/09.