• 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

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

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

    Aimee Klein, PT, DPT, DSc
    Board-Certified Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist
    Term: 7/1/14-6/30/18

    MaryKate McDonnell, PT, DPT
    Board-Certified Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist
    Term: 7/1/14-6/30/18

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

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

    Jackie Osborne, PT, DPT
    Board-Certified Geriatric Clinical Specialist
    Term: 7/1/16-6/30/20

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

    Patrick Reetz, PT, MPT
    Board-Certified Neurologic 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

    Mary Thompson, PT, PhD
    Board-Certified Geriatric Clinical Specialist
    Term: 9/1/10-6/30/18

    Dana Tew, PT, DPT
    Board-Certified Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist
    Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists
    Term: 7/1/14-6/30/18

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

  • Last Updated: 9/20/2018
    Contact: resfel@apta.org