Physical Therapist Assistant SIG

The PPTA Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) Special Interest Group is a state-wide volunteer organization that brings together any member of the Pennsylvania Chapter (PTAs) in good standing who share an interest in the evidence-based care as a physical therapy assistant.

Benefits of membership include peer-to-peer networking, providing a forum for education as a physical therapy assistant, and to identify and promote utilization of standards of competency for practice, research, and education as a physical therapy assistant.


Membership to the PPTA Physical Therapist Assistant Special Interest Group is free. 

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Officers

Ann Lowrey Ann Lowrey
Northwest District
PTA SIG Chair
Term ends 12/31/20
Northwest District
Treasurer
Term ends 12/31/20
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DaleyHUP Sarah Daley
PTA SIG Vice-Chair
Term ends 12/31/21 
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Tiffanie-Ream Tiffanie Ream
PTA SIG Secretary
Term ends 12/31/2019 
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PTA Advanced Proficiency

The PTA Recognition of Advanced Proficiency Program recognizes physical therapist assistants (PTAs) who have achieved advanced proficiency through education, experience, leadership and as part of the PT/PTA team in a specified area of work: acute care, aquatic, cardiovascular/pulmonary, geriatric, integumentary, musculoskeletal, neuromuscular, oncology, and/or pediatric physical therapy. This brand signifies that the recipient has gone above and beyond entry-level education in their selected area of work and sets the recipient apart from other providers.

2015 Michele Rapp
Brandi Soltis
Geriatrics
Musculoskeletal
2014

Ashlee Esplen 
Ann Lowrey 
Marigerard Wardrop 
 
Musculoskeletal
Geriatrics
Musculoskeletal
2013

Ann Marie Elizabeth DeAntonio
James Jarvis
Beverly Labosky


Geriatrics
Musculoskeletal
Education
2012 Ann Lowrey

 Musculoskeletal

2011

Tina Evans Musculoskeletal
2010 Ann Lowrey Geriatrics
Erin Smithley Musculoskeletal
Heather Tureikas Musculoskeletal
2009 Amanda Hefflefinger Musculoskeletal
Kelly Sue Wimmer Musculoskeletal
2008 Wendy Enck Musculoskeletal