Barbara Sanders, Current President of the American Council of Academic Physical Therapy (ACAPT), comes onto the show to talk about her story and how she got involved with ACAPT, What ACAPT is, the history and mission of ACAPT, ACAPT’s role in DPT education, ACAPT organizational barriers, work ACAPT has done thus far, future direction of ACAPT, and more!

Barbara Sanders Biography:

Education PhD, 1991, Educational Administration, The University of Texas at Austin MS, 1976, Education, The University of Kentucky BSPT, 1972, Physical Therapy, The University of Kentucky Licensure Physical Therapist in the states of Kentucky, 1972-present – delete Texas, 1986-present Certified Specialist, Sports Physical Therapy, Emeritus 2017 American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties Initial certification, 1988, recertification 1997, 2007 Experience – Academic Associate Dean, 2004-present College of Health Professions Texas State University-San Marcos  Professor and Chair, 1996-present Associate Professor and Program Director, 1989-1996 Assistant Professor and Program Director, 1987-1989 Assistant Professor, 1986-1987 Department of Physical Therapy Texas State University-San Marcos Academic Coordinator fo Clinical Education, 1978-1983 Department of Physical Therapy University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse Instructor, 1976-1977 Physical Therapy Program The University of Kentucky Honors

Distinguished Alumni Award, University of Kentucky Alumni Association, 2016

CAPTE Distinguished Service Award, 2013

McDougall Distinguished Alumni Lecturer, University of Kentucky, 2011

Catherine Worthingham Fellow of the APTA, 2010

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