Tami Struessel

Tamara Struessel PT, DPT, OCS, MTC

Associate Professor
  • Physical Therapy (SOM)

Email Address:tami.struessel@cuanschutz.edu

Mailing Address:
  • CU Anschutz

Education II South

13121 East 17th Avenue

Room 3120

Aurora, CO 80045

Areas of Expertise

Clinical Specialty: Orthopedic Physical Therapy
a) Physical Therapist Engagement, Well-being, and Joy in Work b) Intervention following Total Joint Replacement.

Practice Site
Evolution Physiopro Physical Therapy
3801 East Florida Ave Ste. 330
Denver, CO 80210
Phone: 303.370.2670

Education, Licensure & Certifications

University of Colorado, Denver, CO, Doctor of Physical Therapy, 2006

Rocky Mountain University, Provo, UT, MS in Physical Therapy, 2002

University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, BS in Physical Therapy, 1991

Licensure Information/Registration Number
Colorado #4211


Recertification:  Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS)-APTA Board of Specialties, 2024-2034

Evidence In Motion (EIM) Certification in Hybrid Learning, November 2023

Team STEPPS Master Trainer, Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality (AHRQ), 2019

Recertification: Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS)-APTA Board of Specialties, 2012

Certified Clinical Educator-APTA, Regis University, Denver, CO, 2004

Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS) - APTA Board of Specialties, 2003

Certificate in Manual Therapy (MTC), University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences, St. Augustine, FL, 1999

Functional Capacity Evaluation Certification, Isernhagen Work Systems, 1997



Physical Therapy Learning Institute (PTLI) Influencer Award for Platform on an Ungrading approach to Capstone presented at the Educational Leadership Conference, Philadelphia, PA 2023. This Award is given for a presentation that has the potential to have a positive influence toward excellence in PT education and is consistent with the vision and mission of PTLI. 

J. Warren Perry Award for best reviewed article of 2020 for the Journal of Allied Health

The Feitelberg Journal Founder’s Award 2012 given by the Education Section of the American Physical Therapy Association. Combined Sections Meeting. San Diego, CA. Feb. 2013

Outstanding Physical Therapist for 2009, given by the Colorado Chapter of the APTA, Nov 2009

Bob Doctor Service Award, in recognition of service to the APTA/Colorado Chapter, Nov 2007

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