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Editorial Board

​​​​Editor-In-Chief
Mary Insana Fisher, PT, PhD, 
Board-Certified Orthopedic 
Clinical Specialist 
Certified Lymphedema Therapist
University of Dayton, OH 
 
Senior Editor
Laura Gilchrist, PT, PhD
Catherine University, St. Paul  
Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA,   
[email protected]

Editor-in-Chief Emerita  
Cynthia (Cindy) Pfalzer, PT, PhD, FACSM, FAPTA

Editorial Board

Associate Editors

Shana Harrington, PT, PhD, 
Board-Certified Sports Clinical Specialist, Certified in Manual Therapy
University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC

Jeannette Lee, PT, PhD
Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Oncologic Physical Therapy 
UCSF/SFSU, San Francisco, CA

Kirsten Ness, PT, PhD, FAPTA 
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN

Maggie Rinehart-Ayres, PT, PhD
Philadelphia, PA

Claire Davies, PT, PhD
LANA Certified Lymphedema Therapist
Baptist Health, Lexington, KY

Additional Editorial Board Members​
Jill Binkley, PT, MSc, FAAOMPT, Certified Lymphedema Therapist
Founder, TurningPoint Breast Cancer Rehabilitation
Atlanta, GA

Jacqueline Drouin, PT, PhD
Oakland University, Rochester, MI

G. Steven Morris, PT, PhD, Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine (FACSM)
Wingate University, Wingate, NC

2020 Academy of Oncologic Physical Therapy 


 
President
Laura Sheridan, PT, DPT
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, NY
(516) 841-5618 C
 
Vice President
Christopher Wilson, Jr., PT, DPT, DScPT,
Board-Certified Geriatric Clinical Specialist
Oakland University
Chesterfield, MI
[email protected]
 
Secretary
Steve Wechsler, PT, DPT
Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Neurologic Physical Therapy 
Somerville, MA
(774) 217-3221 C
 
Treasurer
Lorna Griffin, PT
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX



Member At Large
Paula Stout, PT, DPT
Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in
Oncologic Physical Therapy
LANA Certified Lymphedema Therapist
Crown Point, IN

Immediate Past-President
G Stephen Morris, PT, PhD
Fellow, American College of Sports Medicine
(20-21)
Wingate University
Wingate, NC
(713) 922-4918 C

Nominations & Awards
Kimberly Presson, PT, DPT 
(19-22)
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX
(713) 785-5512 H

Nancy Paddison, PTA, BA, LANA 
Certified in Lymphedema Management (20-23)
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX
(281) 450-2799 C

Betsy Campione, PT, DPT
Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Oncologic Physical Therapy
LANA Certified Lymphedema Therapist 
Downers Grove, IL 

Special Interest Groups
HIV Disease
Sara Pullen, DPT, MPH
Emory University 
[email protected]
  Hospice & Palliative Care
Barbara Wagner, PT, DPT, MHA, Chair
[email protected]

Balance & Falls
Lynn Tanner, PT
Children’s Hospitals
and Clinics of MN
Eagan, MN

Hopsice and Palliative Care
Barbara Wagner,
PT, DPT, MHA
Covington Township,
PA
scranton.edu





Lyphamtic Diseases 
Lesli Bell, PT, DPT
Certified Lymphedema
Therapist-LANA
Winooski, VT

Residency 
Shaun Mosley, PT,
DPT
Memorial Sloan Kettering
Cancer Center
New York, NY

P
ediatric
Hallie Lenker, PT
Owings Mills
Columbia, MD

Committees

Education 
Frannie Westlake, PT, DPT
Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in
Oncologic and Neurologic Physical Therapy

CSM Programming
Jeannette Lee, PT, PhD
Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in
Oncologic Physical Therapy

Regional Courses
Taryne Thomas, PT, DPT
Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in
Oncologic Physical Therapy

Specialization 
Specialty Council Chair
Cindy Pfalzer, PT, PhD, FAPTA

Research
Melissa Eden, PT, DPT, Chair
Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in
Orthopaedic Physical Therapy

Mary Fisher, PT,MSPT, PhD
Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in
Orthopaedic Physical Therapy
Certified Lymphedema Therapist

Mary Lou Galantino, PT, PhD, FAPTA

Laura Gilchrist, PT, PhD

Shana Harrington, PT, PhD
Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in
Sports Physical Therapy
Columbia, SC

Elizabeth Hile, PT, PhD
Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in
Neurologic Physical Therapy


Kiri Ness, PT, PhD, FAPTA
Grant Coordinator

Bryan Spinelli, PT, PhD
Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in
Orthopaedic Physical Therapy
LANA Certified Lymphedema Therapist

Oncologic Physical Therapy, Certified
Lymphedema Therapist

Publications
Maggie Rinehart-Ayres, PT, PhD

Social Media
Ashley Chandler, PT, DPT
Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in
Oncologic Physical Therapy, Certified
Lymphedema Therapist

WCPT
Ann Newstead, PT, DPT, PhD
Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in
Neurologic Physical Therapy

Member Engagement/Leadership Development 
Scott Capozza, PT, MSPT
Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in
Oncologic Physical Therapy

Advocacy 
Legislative & Payment
Jena Colon, PT, DPT, MBA

Executive Director 
Suzie Callan, IOM
140B Purcellville Gateway Drive, Suite 120
Purcellville, VA 20132
202-660-4460