Special Interest Groups

Special Interest Groups (SIG) are designed to provide opportunities for members who share a specific professional interest. Each group provides opportunities to meet and participate in activities related to that specific interest. 

 

Check out Chapter Events for upcoming SIG meetings and events. 

 

Educational Resources produced by the SIGs are available in the Members Only SIG page. 

  

 

 

The following SIGs have been established under the APTA of MA:

Special Interest Groups and Leadership

  

CARDIOVASCULAR & PULMONARY

 

 

 

 

Chair: 
Matt Nippins PT, DPT, CCS
 
Vice Chair:
 
Secretary:
Treasurer:
 

GERIATRIC

 

 

 

 

 

Chair: 
Carolyn Cwalinski PT, DPT, MS GCS

 

Vice Chair: 
McKenzie Garvey PT, DPT
 
Secretary: 
Catherine McLaughlin PT, GCS
Treasurer: 
Emily Wagner Righter PT, DPT, GCS

MANUAL THERAPY

 

 

 

 

 

Chair:
Michael Orpin PT, DPT, FAAOMPT
 
Vice Chair: 
Tara Pai PT, DPT, OCS
Secretary: 
David Nolan PT, DPT, MS, OCS, CSCS
 
Treasurer: 
Shawn Sprague PT, DPT

NEUROLOGY

 

  

 

 

Chair:
Sheri Kiami PT, DPT, MS, NCS
 
Vice Chair:
Kristina Dunlea PT, DPT, NCS
Secretary: 
Margherita Tamburello PT
 
Treasurer: 
Sarah Crandall PT, DPT, NCS

PEDIATRIC

 

  

 

 

Chair:
Ann Golub-Victor PT, MPH, DPT
 
Vice Chair:
Mary Evans
Secretary: 
Hilary Smith
 
Treasurer: 
Elizabeth Mirek

PHYSICAL THERAPIST ASSISTANT

 

 

 

Chair:
Colleen Donovan PTA, CSCS
 
Vice Chair:
Aaron Canoni PTA
Secretary: 
Gina Berrettoni PTA
 
Treasurer: 
Maureen Fisher PTA

PRIVATE PRACTICE

 

 

 

 

 

Chair:
James Casady PT, MPT
 
Vice Chair:
Holly Fitzgerald PT, MSPT, OCS, Cert MDT

 

Secretary:
Kevin Flaherty PT, CSCS
Treasurer: 
Matt Penney PT, DPT, SCS, ATC

SHOULDER

 

 

 

 

 

Chair:
David Nolan PT, DPT, MS, OCS, CSCS
 
Vice Chair:
Stephanie Boudreau PT, DPT
Secretary: 
Matt Penny PT, DPT, SCS, ATC
 
Treasurer: 
Ashley Walter PT, DPT

STUDENT

 

 

 

 

Chair:
Christina Wingerter PT/s
 
Vice Chair:
Bryan Tachibana PT/s
Secretary: 
Corri Stewart PT/s
 
Treasurer: 
Colleen Higgins PT/s