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ACAPT members voted for the following new leaders whose terms start in October 2023.

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Institute for Academic Advancement

Harsha Deoghare, PT, PhD


Timothy Rethorn, PT, DPT

Vice Chair

Institute for Teaching & Learning

Frank Tudini, PT, DSc


Michael Masaracchio, PT, DPT, PhD

Vice Chair

Institute for Community Engagement

Carol Beckel, PT, PhD


Prisca Collins, PT, PhD

Vice Chair

Institute for Scholarly Inquiry

Carole Tucker, PT, PhD


Richard Souza, PT, PhD

Vice Chair

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