Academy of Acute Care Physical Therapy
Ann Fick PT, DPT, MS
Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Physical Therapy
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Academy of Acute Care Physical Therapy
Academy of Aquatic Physical Therapy
Yasser Salem, PT, PhD
Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Neurologic and Pediatric Physical Therapy
APTA Geriatrics, An Academy of the American Physical Therapy Association
Kenneth L. Miller, PT, DPT, MA
Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Geriatric Physical Therapy
Advanced Credentialed Exercise Expert for Aging Adults
APTA Hand & Upper Extremity, An Academy of the American Physical Therapy Association
Jane Fedorczyk, PT, PhD
Certified Hand Therapist
Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy
Deborah S. Larsen, PT, PhD
Fellow of the American Physical Therapy Association
APTA Oncology, An Academy of the American Physical Therapy Association
G. Stephen Morris, PT, PhD
Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine
Academy of Orthopaedic Physical Therapy
Stephen F. Reischl, PT, DPT
Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy
APTA Academy of Pediatric Physical Therapy
Anna V. Howard, PT, BS
Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Pediatric Physical Therapy
Certified Neonatal Therapist, Certified in Neuro-developmental Treatment
APTA Pelvic Health, An Academy of the American Physical Therapy Association
Kristi Kliebert, PT, DPT
Certificate of Achievement in Pregnancy and Postpartum Physical Therapy
American Academy of Sports Physical Therapy
James E. Zachazewski, PT, DPT
Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Sports Physical Therapy