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I am so pleased to announce that the Journal of Women’s Health Physical Therapy has a new Digital Media Coordinator. Margaret “Rita” Gillian, PT, DPT earned her Doctorate in Physical Therapy at MGH Institute of Health Professions in her hometown of Boston. Rita, who is currently living in Groningen, Netherlands has worked orthopedics at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco. Recognizing that few women’s health practices available for those who relied on insurance covered, she created a women’s pelvic health service to meet the needs of the community.
Washington, District of Columbia, July 1, 2019 – The Section on Women’s Health (SoWH), an affiliated and independent arm of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), has announced the appointment of Aika Barzhaxynova, the SoWH’s Director of Marketing and Business Development, as Interim Executive Director following the departure of Tamela Blalock from SoWH’s management company, Interel. Tamela has served the association for the past two years and contributed to the development of the SoWH’s new strategic plan.
The Section on Women's Health Board of Directors would like to announce the resignation of our Treasurer of 5 years, Uchenna Cynthia-Awelle Ossai “UC” PT, DPT, CLT, WCS. UC has been a dynamic and integral member of our board, bringing her “swagger” and intellect to recent growth within our organization and her insightful point of view to issues including Diversity and Inclusion as well as education in the area of LGBTQ health and wellness. We congratulate UC on her service and wish her well as she pursues her professional passions!
Dear SoWH Community, We are reaching out to communicate that there have been recent changes to the structure of our SoWH headquarters team (HQ Team).