• ABPTS Specialty Councils develop minimum eligibility requirements for certification and recertification in a specialty area based on ABPTS guidelines, and when required screen applicants for eligibility to sit for exams and for recertification. Specialty Council members are responsible for developing the examination instruments in consultation with the ABPTS testing agency and approved consultants.

    2020 Roster

    Dawson, Nicole 75x110

    Nicole Dawson, PT, PhD
    Board-Certified Geriatrics Clinical Specialist
    Orlando, FL
    Term Expires: 12/21

    Ganz, Sandy

    Sandy Ganz, PT, DSc
    Board-Certified Geriatrics Clinical Specialist
    Item Review Coordinator 
    Boca Raton, FL
    Term Expires: 12/22

    Lapacek, Karma

    Karma Marie Peters, PT, DPT
    Board-Certified Geriatrics Clinical Specialist
    MOSC Council Liaison
    Sussex, WI
    Term Expires: 12/20

    Nithman, Robert

    Robert W. Nithman, PT, PhD, DPT, MPT
    Board-Certified Geriatric Clinical Specialist
    Glendale, AZ
    Term Expires: 12/23

  • Last Updated: 7/8/2020
    Contact: spec-cert@apta.org