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    About the Board

    The Maryland Board of Physical Therapy Examiners was established in 1947 under Title 13, Health Occupations Article and its Rules and Regulations.
    The mission of the Board is to protect the health, safety, and welfare of all Marylanders through the promotion and oversight of the Physical Therapy Practice Act. The vision is to ensure physical therapists and physical therapist assistants meet and exceed the physical therapy standards of practice to protect the health, safety, and welfare of all Marylanders. 

    The Maryland Board of Physical Therapy Examiners:

    Karen Gordes, PT, PhD, DScPT, Chair
    Rebecca Holsinger, PT, DPT, NCS, CVTP, Vice Chair
    Samuel Esterson, PT, DPT, MBA, OCS
    Michelle Finnegan, PT, DPT, OCS, MTC, CCTT, CMTPT, FAAOMPT
    Sumesh Thomas, PT, DPT, OCS, CHT, FAAOMPT
    Enjeen L. Woolford, PTA
    James Connors, Public Member
    Meredith Levert, Public Member

    Board Vacancy

    If you are interested in serving on the Board please contact the APTA of Maryland​ to obtain an application. The completed application and a resume are needed for the submission process. 

    The Board recommends reading Maryland Health Occupations Article § 13-202 for the complete details on the nomination process and nominee requirements.

    The Board is committed to creating geographic, gender and ethnic diverse representation to ensure that decisions reached reflect the viewpoints of all populations served. 

    We thank you in advance for your interest in serving and protecting the health, safety and welfare of all Marylanders.