Chair: Dan White, PT, ScD, MSc, NCS
Daniel White is a licensed physical therapist and an assistant professor at the University of Delaware. Dr. White has a M.S. in Physical Therapy, Doctor in Science in Rehabilitation Science, and a Masters in Science in Epidemiology. He is an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association and currently serves as the chair of the Research Committee for the Academy of Orthopaedic Physical Therapy of the American Physical Therapy Association.
Dr. White's primary research interest is in physical activity and physical function in people with knee osteoarthritis, people after total knee replacement, and in older adults. He has a specific focus on what drives changes in physical activity and physical function in these patient populations. He examines clinical-based questions using data from large observational cohorts and clinical trials.
Research Committee Vice Chair: Amee Seitz, 2019 - 2022
Board Liaison: Lori Michener, 2019 - 2022
Committee Members: Louise Thoma, Alison Chang, Arie van Duijin, Edward Mulligan, Matthew Ithurburn, Phillip Malloy
The Research Committee comprises the Chair, Vice-Chair and 6 committee 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 Research Committee, please click here to fill out the Academy of Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Involvement Form.
To learn more about the Research Committee's purpose, scope, and responsibilities, click here.