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By joining forces with other stakeholders, we can collectively work toward enhancing the overall quality of health care and public health outcomes. Our profession aims to provide valuable insights and practical strategies to empower physical therapists to embrace innovation, address DEI issues, and drive positive change within the industry.

Emmanuel B. John, PT, DPT, PhD, MBA, MPH, delivered the fourth Lynda D. Woodruff Lecture, "Without Us, We Are Not Complete: Proffering Pragmatic Solutions to Combating the Costs to Society of the Lack of Diversity and Representation in the Profession of Physical Therapy" on June 15, 2023.

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2022 Lynda D. Woodruff Lecture

Sep 21, 2023

Learn about the importance of representation, Sankofa, and trustworthiness in the physical therapy profession.


2021 Lynda D. Woodruff Lecture

Jun 17, 2021

Improving diversity, equity, and inclusion within the field of physical therapy has taken many challenges.


2020 Lynda D. Woodruff Lecture

Jul 1, 2020

This inaugural lecture, delivered by Gregory Hicks, PT, PhD, FAPTA, debuted on July 1, 2020.