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Chair: Eric Folkins, PT, DPT
Dr. Folkins is a board certified Orthopedic Specialist and Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. He earned his BS in Kinesiology from University of Minnesota, Masters in Physical Therapy from University of Southern California, Doctoral of Physical Therapy from Western University and currently pursuing a Doctoral of Health Science at Drexel University. He is a member of the orthopeaedic, education, neurology sections and vestibular special interest group of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). He is an active member of the APTA at the local, state and national levels. His interests are in the area of vestibular disorders and orthopaedic pathologies involving the cervical and lumbar spine, manipulation, pedagogy and regional interdependence. Dr. Folkins’ research won awards at the local, state and national level.
Committee Members: Brian Eckenrode, Gretchen Seif, Lindsay Carroll, Kathleen Geist, Jason (Jay) Grimes.
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Are there opportunities to get involved?
Yes! As a current member of the AOPT, you are welcome to submit your name and interests on our Volunteer Involvement Form.