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Watch the 27th John H. P. Maley Lecture, delivered by Susan Whitney, PT, PhD, FAPTA, from the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C.

This event will be livestreamed and recorded, with streaming information posted to this page on the day of the lecture.

This lecture precedes the APTA Honors & Awards Ceremony, which also will be livestreamed.

In her lecture, "Exercise Is Our Medicine," Whitney will discuss exercise as the basic tenet for what physical therapists do in their practice.

Whitney will describe how the profession of physical therapy is becoming more data-driven in terms of exercise prescription and dosage to promote optimal recovery. She believes that as physical therapists continue to support enhanced prediction, prevention, and personalized care, knowledge of optimal exercise intensity and specificity will improve patient outcomes and elevate the profession of physical therapy.

Viewing the Lecture

This event will take place during the APTA Leadership Congress.

A livestream video of the lecture will be added here Aug. 14. A recording will be available for later viewing.

About the Lecturer

Susan Whitney, PT, PhD, FAPTA, is a professor of physical therapy for the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences in the Department of Otolaryngology and the Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences, at the University of Pittsburgh. She also is the program co-director for the university's master of science program in physical therapy. In her career she has published 180 peer-reviewed papers, has co-authored a book about vestibular disorders, and has published over 30 book chapters. She most recently was recognized by the Barany Society, an international multidisciplinary group, with the Hallpike-Nylen award, which recognizes outstanding clinical research achievement in vestibular medicine. She is the first nonphysician and the second woman to receive the award.

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