2014-15 Winter Vol Voice

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BOARD OF DIRECTORS/COMMITTEES The VOLUNTEER VOICE is a publication of the Tennessee Physical Therapy Association. The magazine is published up to four times a year and is sent to all members of the APTA in Tennessee. ADVERTISING & SUBSCRIPTIONS All advertisements in the VOLUNTEER VOICE are accepted on the basis of conformance with the ethical standards of the American Physical Therapy Association but no effort is made to verify the accuracy of claims made in such advertisements. Acceptance of advertisements does not imply endorsement by the VOLUNTEER VOICE or by the American Physical Therapy Association. RATES 1/8 Page . . . . . . . . . . . . .$ 60.00 1/4 Page . . . . . . . . . . . . .$ 95.00 1/2 Page . . . . . . . . . . . . .$ 115.00 Full Page . . . . . . . . . . . .$ 200.00 Back Page . . . . . . . . . . . .$ 250.00 Job Opening and Continuing Education Columns $35.00 for under 100 words. $65.00 over 100 words, not to exceed 200 words. Companies listing their name, address, phone number, and representative are called PATRONS. These companies are listed in each issue of the VOLUNTEER VOICE. Cost is $50.00 per issue. SUBSCRIPTIONS $50.00 per year (3 issues) for non-members. Please submit all articles and news items relation to physical therapy to: TPTA Office Debbie Lowenthal or Amy Breedlove 4205 Hillsboro Road, Suite 317 Nashville, TN 37215 W: 615/269-5312 F: 615/297-5852 E-Mail: tpta@tptatn.com TPTA LOBBYIST Estie Harris Smith, Harris, & Carr 615/255-2643 Weekly updates are provided on the website. The information to view the website is listed below: Website - www.sjc.cc User Name - PTA Password - 1023 “Opinions expressed by the authors are their own and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Tennessee Physical Therapy Association.” LICENSURE Office of Health Licensure & Regulation Board of Physical Therapy Attn: Mike Salyers, Administrator Board of PT Tennessee Health Related Boards 227 French Landing, Suite 300 Heritage Place Metro Center Nashville, TN 37228 615.532.5132 State Web Site: http://health.state.tn.us/Boards/PT/index.htm Peer Assistance Program 1-615-726-4001 EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE President Term Exp 2015 Scott Newton, PT, DPT, OCS, CWS 408 South Third St Pulaski, TN 38478-3806 W: 931-424-5588 F: 931-424-5590 H: 931-424-5266 scott@pulaskipt.com Vice-President Term Exp 2015 Alan Meade, PT, ScDPT, MPH 1305 White St Kingsport, TN 37664 W: 423-578-1560 H: 423-246-4125 F: 423-392-7055 almeadept@charter.net Secretary Term Expires 2017 Jane David, PT, DPT 97 Rock Pointe Drive Jackson, TN 38305 W: 731-424-3520x214 F: 731-425-9551 H: 731-668-9204 jdavid@jscc.edu Treasurer Term Exp 2017 Baron Johnson, PT 1032 Foxdale Dr Maryville, TN 37803 W: 865-238-6060 H: 865-233-0588 F: 865-238-6066 baronjohnson@ bellsouth.net Chief Delegate Term Expires 2015 Pamela D. Ritzline, PT, EdD Chair, Division of Health Sciences; Professor, Physical Therapy Walsh University 2020 East Maple Street North Canton, OH 44720 P: 330-490-7446 F: 330-490-7371 pritzline@walsh.edu District Chairs Chattanooga Connie Petty, PT, ATC, CHT 7480 Ziegler Rd Chattanooga, TN 37421 Cell: 423-240-4918 conniep@sportmed.com Jackson Felicia Ingram, DPT 940 Custer Ave Dyersburg, TN 38024-5802 W: 731-855-7983 H: 731-217-1750 F: 731-855-7779 fcingram112492@gmail.com Knoxville David Ellis, PT, OCS, ATC BenchMark Physical Therapy 4512 Chapman Highway Knoxville, TN 37920 W: 865-577-7779 F: 865-577-7279 dellis@benchmarkpt.com Nashville Denise Bellardo, PT 2316 Warfield Lane Nashville, TN 37215 H: 615-383-9216 dbellardo@me.com Tri-Cities Justin Smith, PT, SCS 1975 W Elk Ave Elizabethtown, TN 37643 W: 423-543-0073 H: 423-245-2677 justinsmithdptrn@hotmail.com Memphis Bertie Gatlin PT, PCS 1873 Pisgah Rd Cordova, TN 38016 W: 901-448-5888 F: 901-516-6757 rgatlin@uthsc.edu South Central Amy Crouse, PT, OCS 1494 Bern Drive Spring Hill, TN 37174 W: 615-302-3565 Amycrouse@gmail.com Upper Cumberland Larry Burks, PT 306 N. Hickory Ave Cookeville, TN 38501 W: 931-526-2345 H: 931-525-3944 F: 931-528-1460 lburks@frontiernet.net COMMITTEES - VOTING Practice Chair Jody Swearingen, PT 1005 Achiever Cr. Spring Hill, TN 37174 W: 615-771-0134 C: 423-834-5420 jojoswearin@yahoo.com Legislative Chair Joe Black, DPT, SCS, ATC PO Box 6167 Maryville, TN 37802 W: 865-238-6090 H: 865-996-9438 F: 865-239-6094 joeblackdpt@gmail.com Communication Chair Matt Smith, PT, DPT 847 Sanford Day Rd Knoxville, TN 37919 W: 865-980-7148 mtsmith6501@gmail.com Membership Chair Steven E. Spinks, PT, DPT, CIDN 271 Creekwood Cove Lane Lenoir City, TN 37772 W: 615/512-7665 sspinx@gmail.com Program Alan Meade, PT, MPH 1305 White St Kingsport, TN 37664 W: 423-578-1560 H: 423-246-4125 F: 423-392-7055 almeadept@charter.net PTA/SIG Chair Allison Bolt, PTA 630 Rumble Wood Ln Seymour, TN 37865 C: 865-579-9829 allisonbolt@hotmail.com David Harris, PTA, BS, CLT 9423 Lazy Circle Dr Ooltewah, TN 37363 W: 423-556-0444 H: 423-894-9968 dharris@benchmarkpt.com OTHER COMMITTEES NON-VOTING Immediate Past President Joe Black, DPT, SCS, ATC PO Box 6167 Maryville, TN 37802 W: 865-238-6090 H: 865-996-9438 F: 865-239-6094 joeblackdpt@gmail.com State License Board Liaison Cathy Hinton, PT, PhD 108 Stoneway Close Nashville, TN 37209 W: 615-460-6718 H: 615-356-8419 F: 615-460-6729 cathinton@att.net Ethics Megan Dance Stinson, PT, DPT 1151 Patterson Street Dandridge, TN 37725-4852 W: 423-623-7777 C: 423-608-5522 meganstinsonptdpt@gmail.com Nominating Gail Bursch, PT, MSEd, CWS 1214 Graybar Ln Nashville, TN 37215-1620 H: 615-292-3358 W: 615-460-6725 C: 615-403-8466 gailbursch@comcast.net Awards Chair Danny Smith, PT, DHSC, OCS, SCS 539 Division St Elizabethton, TN 37643 W: 423-543-0073 F: 423-543-1277 ddsdpt@yahoo.com Reimbursement David Harris, PTA, BS, CLT 9423 Lazy Circle Dr Ooltewah, TN 37363 W: 423-556-0444 H: 423-894-9968 dharris@benchmarkpt.com Research June Hanks, PT, PhD, DPT, CWS 1626 Berkley Circle Chattanooga, TN 37405 Office: 423-266-5051 junehanks@gmail.com Public Relations Hemal Patel, DPT, ASTYM, CIDN 2497 S. Roane St., Ste 220 Harriman, TN 37748 W: 423-623-7777 hpatel@benchmarkpt.com Historian Charles Jones 20001 Revolutionary Lane Hixson, TN 37343 W: 423-634-7744 F: 423-877-5611 khunneke@comcast.net Multicultural Affairs Ron Barredo, PT, DPT, EdD, GCS 4413 Birdseye Ct. Hermitage, TN 37076 C: 615/479-3096 rbarredo@tnstate.edu New Horizon Ryan McConnell, PT 271 Creekwood Cove Lane APT 5A Lenoir City, TN 37772 C: 615/289-8079 rmcconnell@bmrp.com PAC Chair Sarah Suddarth Byrd, PT, DPT 1332 Fairview Rd Lynnville, TN 38472-5056 W: 931/424-5588 C: 931/478-3907 sarah@pulaskipt.com Lobbyist Estie Harris Megan Frazier Smith, Harris & Carr 511 Union St #710 Nashville, TN 37219 615/255-2643 estie@smithharriscar.com TPTA Office Debbie Lowenthal Amy Breedlove 4205 Hillsboro Rd. Suite 317 Nashville, TN 37215 W: 615/269-5312 F: 615/297-5852 tpta@tptatn.com

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