Justin D. Moore, PT, DPT, is chief executive officer of
the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), the national membership
organization representing and promoting the profession of physical therapy in
the United States. APTA exists to further the physical therapy profession's
role in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of movement dysfunctions and
the enhancement of the health and functional abilities of the public.
Prior to being named CEO, Moore was APTA’s executive vice
president of public affairs. Before that, he served in several government
affairs positions, including work as the association’s lead lobbyist on Capitol
Moore, a licensed physical therapist, received his doctor of physical therapy degree (DPT) from Simmons College in Boston, Massachusetts, his master of physical therapy degree from University of Iowa, and his bachelor of science degree in dietetics from Iowa State University.