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The Healthcare Education Transformation Podcast

May 15, 2019

Dr. Robert Sellin, the current Chair of ABPTS, comes onto HET Podcast to share his perspective from being involved in ABPTS along with discussing board specialty exams.


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Dr. Robert Sellin  graduated summa cum laude from East Carolina University with a degree in Physical Therapy in 1978. He received a Master’s of Science in Physical Therapy with a Specialization in Musculoskeletal Disorders from the University of Southern California in 1985, and a Doctor of Science Degree in Electrophysiologic Physical Therapy from Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions (RMUoHP) in 2001. He has had a diverse career that includes 16 years in the United States Navy, private civilian practice, and teaching in entry level and post entry level physical therapy programs. He has a private practice in Lexington, Kentucky, devoted exclusively to electrophysiologic testing.

Throughout his career Dr. Sellin has been very active in both state and national physical therapy associations. He is a past president of the Kentucky Physical Therapy Association and past president of the American Physical Therapy Association’s Section (now Academy) on Clinical Electrophysiology and Wound Management.

He is the current Chair of the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialists (ABPTS) which coordinates and oversees the specialty certification process in physical therapy in the United States.

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