Hadiya Green Guerrero, PT, DPT, was a senior practice specialist at APTA from 2016 through Feb. 2022. At APTA her work covered scope of practice, the practice areas of sports, pediatrics, healthy aging, prevention, health promotion, wellness, primary care roles in physical therapy, nutrition, and health disparities and cultural competence.
She is a board-certified clinical specialist in sports physical therapy.
Her clinical background reaches from New York City to Rochester, Minnesota, including sports, orthopedics, early intervention, school-based practice, acute and outpatient hospital-based practice, inpatient rehab, private practice, pain rehabilitation, and pediatric ICU settings. At Mayo Clinic she primarily worked as a physical therapist in pediatrics, a researcher, and an instructor of physical therapy. She participated as a scholar at The National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities Translational Health Disparities Course in Bethesda, Maryland. She has a history of volunteerism with the Special Olympics as a coach, instructor, and sports director and volunteers as a youth track and field coach in the District of Columbia.