Gail Bachman, DPT, is a graduate of the SDSU DPT program’s charter class and a proud Aztec! Dr. Bachman completed her undergraduate degree in Kinesiology at SDSU in 2007, then returned for her Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2012. After graduation, she was excited to be invited back to the DPT program as a lab assistant. She currently serves as an adjunct faculty member teaching the PT Business and Administration course in the Summer, as well as assisting with neurology courses in the Spring and Fall. In addition to her role on the SDSU DPT faculty, Dr. Bachman works as a physical therapist at Sharp Grossmont Hospital in the outpatient neurology department specializing in vestibular rehabilitation. She is an advocate for the effective management of the acute or chronically dizzy patient and is working with her hospital leadership to provide an interdisciplinary approach to managing these patients. She has also spent a large part of her student and early professional career on efforts to increase volunteer service within her profession. As a student, Dr. Bachman developed the CA Outreach Challenge to encourage PT/PTA students to volunteer in their local communities and currently serves as the Director of PT Day of Service. Currently, she works at Sharp Grossmont Hospital on the COVID-19 Team helping frontline healthcare providers with PPE education and patient care.