Selected by the Board of Trustees, the SAC is comprised of researchers, clinicians, business representatives, and/or others who provide guidance, advice and counsel the BOT on internal and external factors that affect the future of research relevant to physical therapy. The committee’s deliberations and recommendations will seek to ensure continuity in planning, consensus regarding Foundation priorities, and the development of appropriate programs.

Karen Lohmann Siegel, PT, MA
Scientific Advisory Committee Chair
Department of Veterans Affairs/Veterans Health Administration
Health Services Research and Development Service

Gerard Brennan, PT, PhD
Intermountain Physical Therapy

Cory Christiansen, PT, PhD
University of Colorado, Denver

Donna Fry, PT, PhD
University of Michigan – Flint

Diane Jette, PT, MS, DSc
University of Vermont

Kenneth B. Johnson, PT
Johns Hopkins Medicine, Green Spring Station

Brant Nave, MBA
Patterson Medical

Dorian Rose, PT, MS, PhD
University of Florida

Rebecca Craik, PT, PhD, FAPTA
Arcadia University

Gammon Earhart, PT, PhD
APTA Section on Research Liaison
Washington University in St. Louis