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    posted: June 01, 2016

    CALL FOR NOMINATIONS  Answer The Call! We Need Your Service! 

    The section invites you to answer the call for nominations and volunteer your time as elected officer in the section.  Serving as an elected officer is a great way to help our profession and section to meet the challenges of this ever-changing health care environment. It is members like you who are willing to give their time and talents to section activities. The Aquatic PT Section, APTA needs strong, proactive leaders to guide us through the changes. Candidates need to have been a member of the Aquatic PT Section, APTA for at least 2 continuous years and demonstrated and an interest in serving at the local, state, regional or national level.     

     Here are the available positions: 

    • Vice President of Governance 
    • Vice President of Education
    • Secretary
    • Director of Research  
    • Nominating Committee 

    Each candidate will need to submit an Interest Form and Candidate Information by Monday, October 3, 2016.

    Voting will open on Monday, October 17, 2016.

    Voting will close on Thursday, November 17, 2016.

    Candidates will be informed of the results by December 1, 2016.

    Election results will be sent out as a part of the December Waterlines issue.

    All offices are for a two-year term except Nominating Committee Member which is for a three-year term. For more information about each of these open positions, please contact the Nominating Committee Chair, Phyllis Palma at phyllis.palma@gmail.com or the Aquatic PT Section, APTA, aquaticspt@apta.org

    posted: February 02, 2016

     

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    posted: July 01, 2015

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Journal of Aquatic PT

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Current Volume: Summer 2015

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The Journal of Aquatic Physical Therapy is the primary peer-reviewed, indexed resource for dissemination of research and scholarly work related to the field of aquatic therapy. With an emphasis on implications and applications for therapy practice, the journal promotes the integration of evidence into theory, education, research, and practice related to the field of aquatic therapy. The journal is dedicated to the development advancement of aquatic therapy through publication of research and scholarly work related, but not limited to, scientific bases, integration of theory into education, translation of clinically relevant knowledge, clinical application, and education of clinicians.

Welcome New Members

Allison Renee Griffin, PTA  |   Andrew Feitl, PTA  |   Anna Elizabeth Harpst, PT  |   Bridget Radford, PTA  |   Charlotte M Stephens, PT  |   Chemetra Denise Patrick, PT, DPT  |   Christopher J. Bailey, PT, DPT, OCS  |   Cortney Marie Fargo, PTA  |   Courtney Marie Pilc, PT, DPT  |   Courtney Matrunick, PT  |   Dallas Clay Williams, PT  |   Danielle Jensen, PTA  |   Denise Leonard, PT  |   Dianne Sue Talbot, PT  |   Dorothy Elizabeth Callister, PT, MHS, CWS, GCS  |   Drennen Marie Gatzman, PTA  |   Eleanor M Monroe, PT  |   Elise Marie de Wit, PT, MHS  |   Isaac Steen Carling, SPT  |   James Gregory Jennings, PT  |   James John Creaturo, II, PTA  |   Jennifer Rydell Huyser, MSPT  |   Jodi Lynn Hindman, PT, DPT  |   Julie S. Bellone, PT  |   Kathleen C. Feurer, PTA  |   Katie S. Rowe, PT  |   Kelly Jay Ferris, PT  |   Kendelyn Phillips, PTA  |   Lance A. Knaub, PT, DPT, CSCS, OCS  |   Leslie Erin Moskal, PT  |   Linda Ann Csiza, PT, DSc, NCS  |   Lisa Gayle Calkins, PTA  |   Mansi A. Patel, PT, DPT, OCS  |   Marina N. Kesler, PT, DPT, MS, OCS  |   Marissa Grow, SPT  |   Mary Martin, SPT  |   Mehrnaz Nodehi, DPT  |   Melissa Lee Peters, PT  |   Morgan Elizabeth Mullins, SPT  |   Randall G Maddox, PT  |   Robert Winston Killebrew, DPT  |   Ronald Dean Van Dyke, PT, MBA  |   Sam C. Tibbs, SPT  |   Sandra Dee Burns, MS.P.T.  |   Sarah DeWitt, PTA  |   Sean Patrick Campbell, PT, DPT  |   Sydney Busse, SPT  |   Yvonne Ann Egitto, PT

About The Aquatic Physical Therapy Section

The purpose of the Aquatic PT Section is to meet the needs of physical therapists interested in using the water for various aspects of their careers, provide a means by which Association members with an interest in aquatic therapy can meet, exchange, develop and promote aquatic therapy as an important component to the physical therapy profession

Our Leadership

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AQUATICPT ELECTIONS 2016

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS Answer The Call! We Need Your Service!

The section invites you to answer the call for nominations and volunteer your time as elected officer in the section. Serving as an elected officer is a great way to help our profession and section to meet the challenges of this ever-changing health care environment. It is members like you who are willing to give their time and talents to section activities. The Aquatic PT Section, APTA needs strong, proactive leaders to guide us through the changes. Candidates need to have been a member of the Aquatic PT Section, APTA for at least 2 continuous years and demonstrated and an interest in serving at the local, state, regional or national level.

Here are the available positions:

  • Vice President of Governance
  • Vice President of Education
  • Secretary
  • Director of Research
  • Nominating Committee

Each candidate will need to submit an Interest Form and Candidate Information by Monday, October 3, 2016.

    • Voting will open on Monday, October 17, 2016.
    • Voting will close on Thursday, November 17, 2016.
    • Candidates will be informed of the results by December 1, 2016.
    • Election results will be sent out as a part of the December Waterlines issue.

All offices are for a two-year term except Nominating Committee Member which is for a three-year term. For more information about each of these open positions, please contact the Nominating Committee Chair, Phyllis Palma at phyllis.palma@gmail.com or the Aquatic PT Section, APTA, aquaticspt@apta.org

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