• Candidacy Review Council members serve four-year terms. The number of members selected to serve on the Candidacy Review Council is determined by the number of new program applicants. 

    Tasks

    1. Evaluating residency and fellowship programs seeking ABPTRFE initial accreditation by completing comprehensive reviews of the Self-Evaluation Report and Exhibits.
    2. Provide recommendations to ABPTRFE on whether developing residency and fellowship programs should be granted or denied candidacy status.

    Council Members

    Patrick Reetz, PT, MPT
    Board-Certified Neurologic Clinical Specialist
    Term: 7/1/16-6/30/20

    John DeWitt, PT, DPT, ATC
    Board-Certified Sports Clinical Specialist
    Term: 7/1/16-6/30/20

    Tara Ridge Hankin, PT, MS
    Board-Certified Sports Clinical Specialist
    Term: 7/1/16-6/30/20

    Anne E. O'Donnell, PT, PhD
    Term: 7/1/17-6/30/21

    Kirk Bentzen, PT, DPT, MBA
    Term: 7/1/17-6/30/21

    Terrence McGee, PT, DSc
    Board-Certified Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist
    Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists
    Term: 7/1/17-6/30/21

    William Quillen, PT, DPT, PhD
    Term: 7/1/17-6/30/21

    Cookie Freidhoff, PT, MAT, ATC
    Board-Certified Sports Clinical Specialist
    Term: 7/1/14-6/30/18

    Alice Holder, PT, DPT, MHS
    Board-Certified Geriatric Clinical Specialist
    Term: 1/1/19-12/31/22

    JoAnne Delosreyes Pho, PT, DPT
     Board-Certified Neurologic Clinical Specialist
    Term: 1/1/19-12/31/22

    Stefanie Palma, PT, DPT
    Board-Certified Neurologic Clinical Specialist
    Term: 1/1/19-12/31/22

    William Staples, PT, DPT, DHSc
    Board-Certified Geriatric Clinical Specialist
    Term: 1/1/19-12/31/22

    Eileen Tseng Stultz, PT, DPT
    Board-Certified Neurologic Clinical Specialist
    Term: 1/1/19-12/31/22

    Anne Miller, PT, MS
    Board-Certified Neurologic Clinical Specialist
    Term: 1/1/19-12/31/22

    Emily Middleton, PT, DPT
    Board-Certified Orthopaedic and Sports Clinical Specialist
    Term: 1/19/19-12/31/22

    Dave Bender, PT, DPT
    Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists
    Term: 1/19/19-12/31/22

    Ethel M. Frese, PT, DPT, MHS
    Board-Certified Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Clinical Specialist
    Term: 1/19/19-12/31/22

    Kelly Nelson, PT, DPT
    Board-Certified Pediatric Clinical Specialist
    Term: 1/19/19-12/31/22

    Alan Crothers, PT
    Board-Certified Sports Clinical Specialist
    Term: 1/19/19-12/31/22

    Shala Cunningham, PT, DPT
    Board-Certified Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist
    Term: 1/19/19-12/31/22 

  • Last Updated: 2/26/2019
    Contact: resfel@apta.org