Janine Hatch, PT, DPT, MS, GCS

Janine Hatch, PT, DPT, MS, GCS

Clinical Physical Therapist

Professional Interests: rehabilitation specialist for persons with vestibular dysfunction, balance deficits, and chronic neurological disorders at the Sacred Heart University faculty practice.

Janine joined the Sacred Heart faculty in 2003 as a clinical instructor and clinician staff in the Sacred Heart University faculty practice, where she serves as the rehabilitation specialist for persons with vestibular dysfunction, balance deficits, and chronic neurological disorders, and works with adults with musculoskeletal injury or post-operative conditions. She is a recognized Geriatric Certified Specialist by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialists.

Janine has authored several publications and makes regular presentations on the topics of balance dysfunction, vestibular dysfunction, and wellness in the aging population. In 2004, she received the Dorothy Briggs Award from the American Physical Therapy Association for her thesis research. She is an active member of the APTA, the CT Physical Therapy Association, and is a reviewer for the Journal of Geriatric Physical Therapy.

Degrees and Certifications

    • DPT, MGH Institute of Health Professions
    • MSPT, MGH Institute of Health Professions
    • BS, Physical Therapy, New York University

    Specialty or Specialist Certification/Training

    • Board Certified Geriatric Clinical Specialist

Teaching Responsibilities

    Cardiovascular, Pulmonary, and Neurological examination and treatment; vestibular examination and treatment; health care systems; Physical Therapy practice and management issues; wellness programs. 

Research Interests & Grants

    Aging, balance, and fall prevention

Publications and Presentations

Contact Information

Office Location & Hours

  • Location:
    Sacred Heart Univ Physical Therapy Specialists
    Wm H. Pitt Ctr


    Physical Therapy
    Cambridge PT Clinic
    College of Health Professions
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