Erin Hayden, PT, DPT, OCS

Dr. Hayden is running for Nominating Committee Member in the 2021 Board Elections. 

Dr. Erin Hayden is a residency-trained, orthopedic clinical specialist working in adolescent sports medicine at Children’s Hospital Colorado. She has been actively involved in the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and is currently serving as a delegate for the Colorado APTA. Prior to Children’s Hospital Colorado, she was an Assistant Professor of Clinical Physical Therapy at the University of Southern California, recognized for her contributions in clinical care, interdisciplinary research, teaching, & commitment to the profession. She had the privilege of serving the California Physical Therapy Association as a Delegate, Greater Los Angeles Chairperson and a Nominating Committee Member.

Why do you want to serve in the above position?
I admire physical therapists who share such a great level of passion and dedication to our profession and their willingness to serve others. It is inspiring to see what an integral role these leaders have played within the physical therapy profession. If there is anything I can do to help continue this tradition of recognizing and developing a team, I would be honored. I believe we are “better together” and, if elected, look forward to assisting with this process.

Why do you feel qualified to serve in the above position?
I have had the privilege of serving our profession at the local and national levels, most recently as a Colorado Delegate. Previously, I have been a California Delegate, Chair of the Greater Los Angeles District and California Physical Therapy Association Nominating Committee Member. These experiences will help me as a member of the Nominating Committee. Most importantly, I enjoy meeting new people and bringing individuals together.