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Prince to serve as PT Dist. Director


Valdosta resident and physical therapist Gayla Prince, DPT, has been appointed the Physical Therapy Association of Georgia (PTAG) District 1 Director.

In her new leadership role, Prince will assist with PTAG outreach and communications efforts for more than 31 counties in the southwest Georgia region. As one of only nine district directors in Georgia, Prince will work to improve PTAG communications throughout the southwest area and serve as a liaison and a resource for the 7,419 licensed physical therapists and physical therapy assistants in the state.

"We are excited to welcome Gayla as our newest district director," says PTAG president Dr. Barney Poole. "Gayla is a strong leader for the physical therapy profession, and her commitment and dedication will be great contributions to the success of our industry."

Prince received her undergraduate degree in biology from North Georgia College and State University and completed her graduate degree from the Medical College of Georgia in consortium with North Georgia College and State University.

She is currently employed as the director of physical therapy for the Hughston Clinic in Valdosta, where she treats sports and orthopedic injuries.

About the Physical Therapy Association of Georgia

The Physical Therapy Association of Georgia (PTAG) is the membership organization for the profession of physical therapy in Georgia, and a component of the American Physical Therapy Association. PTAG has approximately 1800 members comprised of PT's, PTA's and Students. The mission of PTAG is to represent, promote and serve the profession of physical therapy.


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