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Dr. Dolly Swisher elected to review panel for national PT accreditation commission

Laura Lee (Dolly) Swisher PT, PhD, professor and coordinator of Professional Education for the USF Health School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences, was recently elected to the Central Panel of the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE).

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CAPTE grants accreditation to qualified entry-level education programs for physical therapists and physical therapist assistants and is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

Dr. Swisher’s three-year term begins in January 2014.