Amy J Bayliss, D.P.T., PT, is an associate clinical professor in the Department of Physical Therapy. Bayliss graduated from the University of Otago, New Zealand with a Diploma of Physiotherapy in 1992 and then a Bachelors of Physiotherapy in 1994. She received her Master of Science and Doctor of Physical Therapy from the Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions in Utah in 2001 and 2003 respectively. She is also certified in the Graston Technique and Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy of the Spine (MDT) with a clinical expertise in the treatment of patients with pain originating from the spine. Bayliss has been a practicing physical therapist since 1992 and still holds a clinical position at an outpatient hospital-based clinic.
Bayliss is focused on being excellent in teaching to optimize student learning outcomes and currently serves as a teaching mentor to several junior faculty. Her excellence in teaching has been recognized with nine departmental and three school teaching awards, and her scholarship of teaching and learning has resulted in publications, and international and national presentations.