March 9, 2006. Stuart Binder-Macleod, PT, PhD, Professor, Chair Department of Physical Therapy, was appointed by the Board of Directors of the American Physical Therapy Association to the Advisory Panel on Research. Dr. Binder-Macleod will serve a 3-year term.
The purpose of the Advisory Panel on Research is to provide advice and counsel to the Board of Directors on internal and external factors, including applicable Association plans that affect the future of research relevant to physical therapy and the profession. The Panel's deliberations and recommendations to the Board of Directors of the APTA help to ensure continuity in planning, consensus regarding priorities, appropriate programmatic integration, and the optimum utilization of the APTA's human and fiscal resources.