Corrie Odom, PT, DPT, Associate Professor and Director of Clinical Education in the Duke DPT Division, has been elected to the office of Vice President of the APTA Education Section. Dr. Odom has been actively engaged in leadership activities of the American Physical Therapy Association and Education Section since 2004. As a Section Member, she served on the CSM Conference Program Planning Committee from 2004-2009, Nominating Committee from 2006-2008, and Co-Chair of the Clinical Education Special Interest Group (CESIG) from 2010-2014. As the American Council of Academic Physical Therapy (ACAPT) was forming, Corrie was actively engaged with the Education Section and ACAPT leaders to ensure that physical therapy clinical educators would have a significant voice in physical therapy education. The newly forming ACAPT National Consortium of Clinical Educators is a tangible result of Corrie’s passion and commitment to strengthening partnerships between stakeholders in academic and clinical physical therapy.
Dr. Odom is recognized as a strong advocate and leader in physical therapy education and among clinical educators. As Vice President of the Education Section, Corrie will serve on the Executive Board and Board of Directors for the Education Section for two years, 2016-2018.