Gov. Rick Snyder makes appointment and reappointments to the Michigan Board of Physical Therapy
December 30, 2015
Wednesday, December 30, 2015
LANSING, Mich. – Gov. Rick Snyder today announced the appointment of Whitney Terry, of Lansing, and the reappointments of Brian Gilbert, of Grand Rapids, and Ajay Middha, of Midland, to the Michigan Board of Physical Therapy.
The 11-member board advises and assists the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs with overseeing the practice of physical therapists.
“I thank these members for their willingness to serve on this board and look forward to their contributions,” Snyder said.
Terry is a lead account service representative at SET SEG where she manages projects, programs, and processes. She is a women’s basketball official and is a member of the Capital Area Officials Association, the Michigan High School Athletic Association, and the National Collegiate Athletic Association. Terry earned a bachelor’s degree from Grand Valley State University. She represents public members and replaces Mark Epolito.
Gilbert is the senior director of clinical services at the Center for Physical Rehabilitation and an adjunct professor at Grand Valley State University. Gilbert has more than 14 years of experience in the physical therapy field and is certified in mechanical diagnosis and therapy by the McKenzie Institute. He earned a bachelor’s degree in exercise science and a master’s degree in physical therapy from Grand Valley State University. Gilbert continues to represent professionals.
Middha is owner and a physical therapist at Physical Therapy & Rehab Specialists. He previously served as a clinical specialist of physical therapy at MidMichigan Medical Center. Middha earned a bachelor’s degree in physical therapy from the University of Delhi in India, a master of health science in orthopedic physical therapy from the University of Indianapolis, and a doctorate of physical therapy from the University of St. Augustine. He continues to represent professionals.
Members will serve four-year terms expiring Dec. 31, 2019. Their appointments are subject to the advice and consent of the Senate.