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Candidacy Review Council members serve four-year terms. The number of members selected to serve on the Candidacy Review Council is determined by the number of new program applicants. 

Tasks

  1. Evaluating residency and fellowship programs seeking ABPTRFE initial accreditation by completing comprehensive reviews of the Self-Evaluation Report and Exhibits.
  2. Provide recommendations to ABPTRFE on whether developing residency and fellowship programs should be granted or denied candidacy status.

Council Members

Patrick Reetz, PT, MPT
Board-Certified Neurologic Clinical Specialist
Term: 7/1/16 to 6/30/20

John DeWitt, PT, DPT, ATC
Board-Certified Sports Clinical Specialist
Term: 7/1/16 to 6/30/20

Tara Ridge Hankin, PT, MS
Board-Certified Sports Clinical Specialist
Term: 7/1/16 to 6/30/20

Anne E. O'Donnell, PT, PhD
Term: 7/1/17 to 6/30/21

Kirk Bentzen, PT, DPT, MBA
Term: 7/1/17 to 6/30/21

Terrence McGee, PT, DSc
Board-Certified Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist
Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists
Term: 7/1/17 to 6/30/21

William Quillen, PT, DPT, PhD
Term: 7/1/17 to 6/30/21

Cookie Freidhoff, PT, ATC, MAT
Board-Certified Sports Clinical Specialist
Term: 7/1/14 to 6/30/18

Alice Holder, PT, DPT, MHS
Board-Certified Geriatric Clinical Specialist
Term: 1/1/19 to 12/31/22

JoAnne Delosreyes Pho, PT, DPT
Board-Certified Neurologic Clinical Specialist
Term: 1/1/19 to 12/31/22

Stefanie Palma, PT, DPT
Board-Certified Neurologic Clinical Specialist
Term: 1/1/19 to 12/31/22

William Staples, PT, DPT, DHSc
Board-Certified Geriatric Clinical Specialist
Term: 1/1/19 to 12/31/22

Eileen Tseng Stultz, PT, DPT
Board-Certified Neurologic Clinical Specialist
Term: 1/1/19 to 12/31/22

Anne Miller, PT, MS
Board-Certified Neurologic Clinical Specialist
Term: 1/1/19 to 12/31/22

Emily Middleton, PT, DPT
Board-Certified Orthopaedic and Sports Clinical Specialist
Term: 1/19/19 to 12/31/22

Dave Bender, PT, DPT
Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists
Term: 1/19/19 to 12/31/22

Ethel M. Frese, PT, DPT, MHS
Board-Certified Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Clinical Specialist
Term: 1/19/19 to 12/31/22

Kelly Nelson, PT, DPT
Board-Certified Pediatric Clinical Specialist
Term: 1/19/19 to 12/31/22

Alan Crothers, PT
Board-Certified Sports Clinical Specialist
Term: 1/19/19 to 12/31/22

Shala Cunningham, PT, DPT
Board-Certified Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist
Term: 1/19/19 to 12/31/22