• 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.

    2021 Roster

     
    Nithman, Robert

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

    Dawson, Nicole 75x110

    Nicole Dawson, PT, PhD
    Board-Certified Geriatric Clinical Specialist
    MOSC Item Review Coordinator
    Orlando, FL
    Term Expires: 12/21
    nicole.dawson@ucf.edu

    Ganz, Sandy

    Sandy Ganz, PT, DSc
    Board-Certified Geriatric Clinical Specialist
    Item Review Coordinator 
    Boca Raton, FL
    Term Expires: 12/22
    sandybganz@aol.com

    Driscoll, Laura 75x110

    Laura Driscoll, PT
    Board-Certified Geriatric Clinical Specialist
    Assistant Item Review Coordinator
    Boston, MA 
    Term Expires: 12/24
    ldriscol@bu.edu 

  • Last Updated: 3/24/2021
    Contact: spec-cert@apta.org