Black appointed chair in APTA
Black appointed chair in APTA

Lisa Black

Lisa Black, DPT’06 was appointed Chair of the Residency and Fellowship Education Special Interest Group as part of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA).

Black is an associate professor and director of clinical education and residency programs. She has taught at Creighton since 2004.

Black’s involvement in scientific and professional organizations include secretary of the Clinical Reasoning Curricula and Assessment Research Consortium (Academic Council of the APTA) and membership in the public relations committee for the Nebraska Chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association.

APTA is an individual membership professional organization representing more than 93,000 member physical therapists, physical therapist assistants and students of physical therapy. APTA seeks to improve the health and quality of life of individuals in society by advancing physical therapy practice, education and research. It also seeks to increase awareness and understanding of physical therapy’s role in the nation’s health care system.

APTA strives to transform society by optimizing movement to improve the human experience. They do this by following principles of identity, quality, collaboration, value, innovation, consumer-centricity, access/equity, and advocacy demonstrate how the profession and society will look when this vision is achieved.

Black obtained a bachelor’s degree from the University of Nebraska Medical Center and a doctor of physical therapy from Creighton.