Angela Hutchinson Smith

Angela Hutchinson Smith, PT, DPT, OCS, SCS, ATC
Senior Physical Therapist
Sports and Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Clinic
Assistant Professor
Physical Therapy Clinic

Department of Physical Therapy
University of Delaware
160 STAR Health Sciences Complex
540 S. College Avenue
Newark, DE 19713

Phone: (302) 831-8893
Fax: 302-831-4468


Delaware Physical Therapist #J1-0002190
Delaware Certified Athletic Trainer #J3-0000214
NATA BOC #070302112

Sports Clinical Specialist (2010)

Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (2009)

American Red Cross Emergency First Responder (2006-present)


University of Delaware 2003 BS Athletic Training
University of Delaware 2006 DPT Physical Therapy


University of Delaware Physical Therapy Clinic (March 2008 – Present)
  • Senior Physical Therapist
  • Faculty Member of Sports, Orthopedic, and Geriatric Residency Programs
  • Clinical Instructor
  • Clinical Research Assistant
University of Delaware Department of Physical Therapy
  • Assistant Professor (2009-Present)
  • Instructor (2008-2009)


Jul07-Feb08 Nicholas Institute of Sports Medicine and Athletic Trauma

  • Staff Physical Therapist
  • Journal Club and Core Curriculum Meetings
  • Fitness testing for NHL’s New York Rangers
  • Clinical Mentor for DPT students
Jan07-Jun07 University of Delaware, Sports and Orthopedic Physical Therapy Clinic

  • Per Diem Staff Physical Therapist
Jan07-Jul07 University of Delaware, Sports and Orthopedic Physical Therapy Clinic

  • Research Physical Therapist (ACL injuries in athletes)
04-05 Season University of Delaware

  • Certified Athletic Trainer (Men’s Ice Hockey)
Aug03-Jun04 Christiana Care Physical Therapy PLUS

  • Certified Athletic Trainer



  1. Smith, AH, Manal T. Gluteal Pain-Runner. Clinical Case Presentation ACSM Annual Meeting (2012)
  2. Hutchinson A, Manal T. Impairment-Based Treatment of a Recreational Runner with Idiopathic Peroneal Neuropathy. Poster Presentation APTA Annual Meeting (2010)
  3. Hutchinson A, Manal T. Lower Extremity Weakness and Parasthesia in a Recreational Runner. Clinical Case Presentation ACSM Annual Meeting (2010)
  4. Danks KA, Schmitt LA, Hutchinson A, Hunter-Giordano AO, Manal TJ. Screening Complicated Patients Waiting for a Total Knee Arthroplasty May Provide Insight Into Worsening Condition? Poster Presentation, Orthopedic Section APTA CSM (2008)
  5. Johnson CD, Hutchinson A, Kremenic I, Orishimo K, McHugh M. A Comparison of Torque Generating Capability of the Quadriceps Femoris and Associated Discomfort Using Electrical and Magnetic Stimulation. Poster Presentation APTA CSM (2008)


  1. Hutchinson A, Manal TJ . Functional progression and return to sports criteria. Medical Aspects of Sports Seminar, University of Delaware (2009)

Attendance of Professional Meetings

  • Annual APTA Conference (2010, 2009, 2006, 2005)
  • APTA Combined Sections Meeting (2011, 2010, 2008, 2007)
  • ACSM Annual Meeting (2010, 2012)
  • APTA Clinical Instructor Education and Credentialing Program (2009)
  • Annual Sports Science Meeting (2006)
  • APTA Student Conclave (2004)

Courses Taught

  1. PHYT 614 Sports and Orthopedic Elective – Lecturer
  2. PHYT 641-644 Rounds – Lecturer, Course Coordinator
  3. PHYT 608 Musculoskeletal Evaluation and Treatment – Instructor
  4. PHYT 821 Orthopedic Integrated Clinical Experience-Instructor