Jeff Hartman

Physical Therapy, School of Medicine and Public Health


DPT, University of St. Augustine;
MPT, University of Evansville;
MPH, Certificate in Global Health, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Jeff Hartman, PT, DPT, MPH, is an assistant professor of physical therapy in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program at UW-Madison. He is Orthopedic Residency trained and has a master’s degree in public health from the UW School of Medicine and Public Health. He also received a certificate in Global Health and has gone on to blend his physical therapy and public health backgrounds into an extensive global health career as a clinician, administrator and researcher.

Hartman’s research focuses on global health professional education and capacity building as part of community and professional development in diverse areas around the world. He was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship in 2020 and successfully performed a situational analysis of the physical therapy profession throughout the country of Belize. Hartman has numerous institutional and professional service responsibilities. Nationally, he serves on the Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH) Competency sub-committee and on the editorial toolkit taskforce and research/analytic committee. He has been a dedicated member of the American Physical Therapy Association’s Global Health Special Interest Group and currently serves on the executive committee.