Dr. Julie Whitman

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Dr. Whitman is the Director of Evidence In Motion's Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy Fellowship Program and the Evidence in Motion Post-Professional DPT in Musculoskeletal Management. She is board certified in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists (AAOMPT).  Dr Whitman is widely published, including educational CD-ROMs, e-books, and texts on Orthopaedic and Manual Physical Therapy. She has 40+ peer-reviewed manuscripts, and over 30 published abstracts in the areas of orthopaedics and manual physical therapy.  She has been either the primary author or co-author on research grants from the Foundation for Physical Therapy, the Orthopaedic Section of the APTA, and the AAOMPT, and served on the Steering Committee for Physical Therapy Journal.  She has presented research both nationally and internationally at professional conferences, and awards include: AAOMPT’s Kaltenborn “Teach I Must” Award, Section on Geriatrics Excellence in Research Award, JOSPT George J. Davies - James A. Gould Excellence in Clinical Inquiry Award, AAOMPT Outstanding Research Award, Discovery Health Clinical Excellence Award in Back Care at the International Federation of Orthopaedic Manipulative Therapists Conference, Outstanding Clinical Educator in the State of Texas, the Jack Walker Award, and Steven J. Rose Excellence in Research Award.  Dr. Whitman continues to maintain an active research agenda in the areas of spinal and extremity manipulation, low back disorders, and the development of clinical prediction rules.  She also currently lives in Roseville, California, and enjoys spending her life with her wonderful husband Bernie and two little girls, Krista and Anna.