Rich Severin elected to serve on the Cardiopulmonary Section of APTA Board of Directors
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Rich is involved in and enthusiastic about many aspects of Physical Therapy. He is certain to make significant contributions that go beyond UIC in his broader role with the Cardiopulmonary Section of APTA.
- the heart failure clinical practice guideline team,
- the examination committee for the cardiopulmonary specialist board certification and,
- the section’s communications committee, which he will chair starting February 2018.
Severin also holds a position on the editorial board for the cardiopulmonary section’s official scholarly publication, Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy Journal. Additionally, he spearheaded recent efforts to further integrate cardiopulmonary physical therapy practice into other domains within the physical therapy profession and in collaboration with other health professions; most notably the #VitalsAreVITAL campaign which raises awareness for hypertension and the importance of screening.
His knowledge, service and, expertise affords him a unique and valuable perspective and pulse on the physical therapy profession. With his election to this position, Severin will continue to advance of the cardiopulmonary section and physical therapy profession.