Summer 2016

The Physical Therapist Assistant Program Advisory Committee, comprised of administrators from SouthArk, Physical Therapist managers, and Physical Therapist Assistant clinicians was originally established in 1997.  The committee oversees, reviews, and advises the PTA program and the College in all areas of advising, curriculum, recruitment, retention, policies, and assessment.

Kristel Thomas, PTA

Matthew Langheld, PTA

Rhonda Cardin, PT

Amber Pauley, PTA

Pam Gathreaux, PT

Whitney Webb, PTA

Sam Allen, PT

Ashley Rodriguez, PTA

Kerri Brown, PTA

Donna Barnes, PTA



Mickey Best, PhD

Jeanette Brown, PTA, ACCE

Nancy Whitmore, MEd, MS

Caroline Hammond, MNSc

Jennifer Parks, PT, DPT

Barbara Jones, PhD