Academy of Orthopaedic Physical Therapy

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Education Committee


Education Committee Chair: Nancy Bloom, PT, DPT, MSOT
‚ÄčTerm: 2019 - 2022

Nancy Bloom, PT, DPT, MSOT, is a professor of physical therapy and orthopaedic surgery at Washington University School of Medicine. She received both her master’s degree in occupational therapy and her clinical doctorate in physical therapy from Washington University. Nancy teaches in a wide variety of courses and treats multiple types of musculoskeletal problems but the primary focus of her teaching, clinical practice, and research is the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the hip. Nancy has taught numerous continuing education courses on the topic of Diagnosis and Treatment of Movement System Impairment Syndromes and has made several national and international presentations.

Education Committee Vice Chair:: Emmanual “Manny” Yung 2019 - 2022;
Board Liaison: Tara Jo Manal, 2019-2021
Committee Members: Valerie Spees 2015-2021; Kate Spencer 2019 - 2022; Cuong Pho, 2014-2020; 2014-2020; Erik Folkins, 2019-2022; Gretchen Seif, 2020 - 2023; Brian Eckenrode, 2020 - 2023.

The Education Committee comprises the Chair, Vice-Chair, and 4-7 members, all of whom are Academy of Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Members.  Term limits are 3-year staggered terms.  If you are interested in serving on the Education Committee, please click here to fill out the Academy of Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Involvement Form.  

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