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Research Committee


Research Committee 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 Orthopedic Section 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, 2016-2019
Board Liaison: D. Scott Davis, 2016-2019
Committee Members:  Joshua Stefanik, 2016-2019; Marcie Harris-Hays, 2017-2020; Sean Rundell, 2017-2020; Louise Thoma, 2018-2022; Alison Chang, 2018-2021; Arie van Duijin, 2018-2021

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 Orthopaedic Section Involvement Form.  

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