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Release: July 6, 2001
UI physical therapy student elected to national student assembly
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Charlotte Bailey, a physical therapy student at the University
of Iowa, has been elected to the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)
Student members of the APTA elected Bailey as the 2001-2002 vice president.
The position will allow her to serve on the student assembly's board of directors
in order to represent all APTA student members.
Bailey will take responsibility as the student assembly Web site coordinator
and educational/research coordinator. She will attend leadership training
and government affairs training workshops as well as numerous conventions
and other events.
In order to implement better membership and communication projects, Bailey
will work closely with the newly elected APTA Student Assembly president and
The APTA Student Assembly currently represents more than 17,000 physical
therapy and physical therapy assistant students nationwide. The APTA is the
only national organization representing the profession of physical therapy.
Its goal is to foster advancement in physical therapy practice, research and
University of Iowa Health Care describes the partnership between the
UI College of Medicine and the UI Hospitals and Clinics and the patient care,
medical education and research programs and services they provide.