Sandra Heimerl, PT, DPT, MS

University of New Mexico
Pediatrics
Center for Development and Disability
2300 Menaul Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87107
 
Phone: 505-272-0096
Email: sheimerl@salud.unm.edu
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Last Updated: October 17, 2016

Sandra Heimerl
 

Leadership: LEND Director
Primary Activity Coordinators: Training Director
Discipline Coordinators: Physical Therapy
Project/Program/Clinic Contacts: Early Childhood Evaluation Clinic
 
Discipline(s): Physical Therapy
 
AUCD Council Membership: National Training Directors' Council
No Council Membership
 
Research: Research: Development Assessment, Motor Development, Motor development in young children with developmental delay, Motor development in young children with autism
Education: 1971-1975 Bachelor of Science, Certificate in Physical Therapy, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
1977-1980 Master of Science, University of Wisconsin-Madison
LEND faculty for physical therapy, clinical instructor, videoconferencing
Service: Interdisciplinary diagnostic evaluation of children birth to three, Telehealth, e-health

Vita/Bio

PUBLICATIONS

Provost, B., Heimerl, S., McClain, C., Kim, N., Lopez, B., Kodituwakku, P.  "Concurrent validity of the Bayley Scales of Infant Development II Motor Scale and the Peabody Developmental Motor Scales-2 in children with developmental delays". Pediatric Physical Therapy, 16 (3): 149-156, 2004.  This article won the Physical Therapy Toby Long Award for Research.

Provost, B., Lopez, B., Heimerl, S.  A comparison of motor delays in young children: autism spectrum disorder, developmental delay and developmental concerns. JADD. 2006.

Provost, B., Heimerl, S., Lopez, B."OT and PT in Pediatrics"; Article submitted and accepted for publication in July 2007.

Hall, D.C., Lopez, B., Heimerl, S., "Abstract from American Telemedicine Association: Cost Feasibility and Trainee Satisfaction in Rural Outreach Telehealth Training"; 2005 Telemedicine and e-Health 12(2): 257.

PRESENTATIONS

"Reaching Rural Early Intervention Providers: Infant Mental Health Consultation and Telehealth"  Sandra Heimerl, MS, PT and Marcia Moriarta, PsyD. Field Presentation for the 21st National Zero to Three Training Institute, Sharing a Vision for Babies & Families, December 1, 2006 at the Albuquerque Convention Center, Albuquerque, NM. 

"Teleconferencing: A Tool to address Early Intervention Personnel Preparation", Sandra Heimerl, MS, PT; Poster Session for the 21st National Zero to Three Training Institute: Sharing a Vision for Babies & Families, December 1-3, 2006 at the Albuquerque Convention Center, Albuquerque, NM. 

"Developing a Telehealth Network: Expanding Clinical Services and Training for Young Children in Rural Areas", Sandra Heimerl, MS, PT and Brian Lopez, PhD; Poster Session for the 2004 AUCD Annual Meeting and Conference, Building Partnerships for Full Participation: Systems Change Through Research, Education and Service, November 7-10, 2004 at the Hyatt Regency in Bethesda, MD. 

"Developing a Telehealth Network:  Expanding Clinical Services and Training for Young Children in Rural Areas", Sandra Heimerl, MS, PT; Poster Session for the 19th National Zero to Three Training Institute: A Changing World for Babies, December 3-5, 2004 at the Sacramento Convention Center, Sacramento CA. 

"Developing a Telehealth Network for Children with Disabilities", Poster Session. Heimerl, S., Southwest Conference on Disability, Albuquerque, N.M., September 2005

"Multi-site Telehealth Training connecting rural sites in New Mexico", Early Intervention Seminar Series: 3-16-07, 4-20-07, 6-16-06 (90 minute lecture, discussion and case presentation)