Amy Schubert is the director of admissions for the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.
Schubert received her bachelor of science in kinesiology-exercise science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2004 and continued her education at UW-Madison, receiving a master of physical therapy degree in 2006. She subsequently graduated in 2010 with a post-professional doctorate of physical therapy from the University of New England, which included management sciences as well as legislation and policy studies.
She joined the UW-Madison Doctor of Physical Therapy Program in 2018 as the director of admissions. In this role she is responsible for recruitment, counseling interested students and managing the overall admissions process. In addition, Schubert co-instructs PT 512: Principles of Professional Practice and Administration, and also serves as advisor for the UW-Madison Pre-PT Club undergraduate student organization. She also holds a clinic appointment at University Health Services, where she provides PT services to students on campus.
Prior to joining the UW-Madison Doctor of Physical Therapy Program, Schubert worked as a physical therapist for UW Health, primarily in sports rehabilitation, from 2007 to 2018. Her clinical specialty included treatment of athletes with lower-extremity injuries related to running, including video analysis of running mechanics. She developed post-operative guidelines following surgical release for the treatment of chronic exertional compartment syndrome, which were published in 2011. Schubert served as a guest instructor for the DPT Program from 2005 to 2014, and owned and operated her own personal training business from 2013 to 2018.
Schubert is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association (Education and Health Policy & Administration sections). She holds clinic at University Health Services, where she provides PT services to UW-Madison students.