Faculty member elected as state representative to national association
Huntington, W.Va. - Mountwest Instructor Kelly Terry, DPT, ACT, ACCE has been elected to serve a three-year term as a West Virginia Delegate to the American Physical Therapy Association House of Delegates.
Terry was elected to serve in this national legislative position with the governing body of the physical therapy profession during the 2012 West Virginia Physical Therapy Associate State Conference by a body of her peers. In this position, she will be given the opportunity to help direct future careers of program graduates.
“The mission of the West Virginia Physical Therapy Association is to advance excellence and quality of the physical therapy profession through advocacy, education and services for not only members, but the public too,” Terry said.
For the past seven years, Terry has been Associate Professor and Academic Coordinator of Clinical Education and Physical Therapist Assistant program at Mountwest Community & Technical College. She is currently an active member of both the West Virginia Physical Therapy Association and the American Physical Therapy Association, where she has served on the education committee.
In addition to her position with Mountwest, Terry also practices clinically as a licensed Physical Therapist for Genesis Rehabilitation Services at Woodlands Retirement Community in Huntington.
Mountwest Community & Technical College provides programs to meet the varied educational and workforce development needs of its students and the community. Mountwest offers two-year degree and one-year certificate programs in Allied Health, Business and Information Technology, Human Services, Occupational and Technical Programs, as well as numerous continuing education opportunities and customized instruction.