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ABPTS specialty councils develop minimum eligibility requirements for certification and recertification in a specialty area based on ABPTS guidelines, and, when required, screen applicants for eligibility to sit for exams and for recertification. Specialty council members are responsible for developing the examination instruments in consultation with the ABPTS testing agency and approved consultants.

2023 Roster

James Zachazewski, PT, DPT, ATC
Board-Certified Sports Clinical Specialist
Boston, MA
Term Expires: 2023

MOSC Item Review Coordinator
Steven Liaos, PT, DPT, DSc
Board-Certified Sports and Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist
Las Vegas, NV
Term Expires: 2024

Item Review Coordinator
Brynn Rooney, PT, DPT
Board-Certified Sports Clinical Specialist
Alexandria, VA
Term Expires: 2025

Assistant Item Review Coordinator
Philip Agostinelli, PT, DPT, ATC
Board-Certified Sports Clinical Specialist
Board-Certified Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist
Term Expires: 2026

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