Get to Know APTA Alabama Leadership – July 2020


Who are the members of the APTA Alabama Centennial Committee?

LD Woods, PT, DPT, PhD – Centennial Ambassador
Joan Bergman, PT, PhD
Amy Smith Hamel, PTA
Cindy LaPorte, PT, PhD
Don Lein, PT, PhD
David Morris, PT, PhD, FAPTA
Ashley Parish, PT, DPT, CRT, Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Physical Therapy
Beth Whitehead, PT

Why was the Centennial Committee formed?

The Centennial Committee is a special committee created by APTA Alabama to spearhead the celebration of APTA’s Centennial in Alabama. The Centennial Committee has been tasked with supporting APTA’s Centennial by participating in national initiatives/events in addition to creating local initiatives/events highlighting APTA and APTA Alabama.

How do I find more information about the APTA’s Centennial?

Visit for more information on APTA’s Centennial.

How do I find more information about APTA Alabama’s Centennial initiatives?

The APTA Alabama Centennial Committee is planning a schedule of events which will be released to members in December 2020. You can also find us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

How do I get involved?

If you would like to get involved with Centennial planning, please send an email to with your name, email, and phone number and a short description on how you would like to assist.