Orthopaedic Section (OrthoPT)

American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)

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Public Relations Committee Chair: Mark Shepherd, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT

Dr. Shepherd is a clinician and clinical educator. He currently practices at Active Life and Sports PT and has practiced in the outpatient orthopedic Department at Johns Hopkins Hospital where he has served as clinical faculty for the Johns Hopkins/George Washington University Orthopedic Residency Program. He also is faculty for Evidence in Motion's Residency and Fellowship programs where he leads regional management courses as well as mentors residents and fellows in training. He currently teaches in the South College DPT program and has developed a blended-model PTA program for Rasmussen College. Dr. Shepherd's clinical and research interests include chronic and persistent pain disorders, spinal and extremity manual therapies and clinical reasoning in physical therapy. He has presented at both regional and national physical therapy conferences speaking about professional development as a new professional and post-professional residency and fellowship training

Committee Members: Carol Courtney, 2016-2019; Jared Burch, 2017-2020 (Student member 2015 – 2017); Tyler Shultz – Section Historian, 016-2019; Scott Davis - Liaison

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

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