American Physical Therapy Association

1111 N Fairfax St, Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone: (703) 683-6748 | Fax: (703) 684-7343
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Principal Staff:
Sandy Ridout, NCWO liaison
John Barnes, CEO

Type of Organization: Professional Association
Founded: 1921
Mission Statement:
The mission of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), the principal membership organization representing and promoting the profession of physical therapy, is to further the profession's role in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of movement dysfunctions and the enhancement of the physical health and functional abilities of members of the public.

Subject Expertise:
APTA's expertise - Physical Therapy
Sandy Ridout's expertise - mentoring and gender issues in physical therapy
Annual Meetings/Conferences:
FCSM, February; Annual Conference, June; National Student Conclave, October.