Prince to serve as PT Dist. Director - WALB.com, South Georgia News, Weather, Sports

Prince to serve as PT Dist. Director

VALDOSTA, GA (WALB) -

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.

 

Copyright 2013 WALB.  All rights reserved.

  • More WALB News10 HeadlinesMore News HeadlinesMore>>

  • American Red Cross preparedness tips ahead of flash flooding

    American Red Cross preparedness tips ahead of flash flooding

    Sunday, May 27 2018 12:12 AM EDT2018-05-27 04:12:40 GMT
    The American Red Cross said they are prepare before the storms hit. (Source: WALB)The American Red Cross said they are prepare before the storms hit. (Source: WALB)
    The American Red Cross said they are prepare before the storms hit. (Source: WALB)The American Red Cross said they are prepare before the storms hit. (Source: WALB)

    Here in Southwest Georgia the American Red Cross has been working the last couple of days to prepare for the storm.  The American Red Cross has been getting their relief supplies ready across the 19 county region.  

    More >>

    Here in Southwest Georgia the American Red Cross has been working the last couple of days to prepare for the storm.  The American Red Cross has been getting their relief supplies ready across the 19 county region.  

    More >>
  • Albany fraternity chapter holds blood drive for Memorial Day

    Albany fraternity chapter holds blood drive for Memorial Day

    Sunday, May 27 2018 12:04 AM EDT2018-05-27 04:04:00 GMT
    Psi Delta Tau held their first blood drive in Albany Saturday. (Source: WALB)Psi Delta Tau held their first blood drive in Albany Saturday. (Source: WALB)
    Psi Delta Tau held their first blood drive in Albany Saturday. (Source: WALB)Psi Delta Tau held their first blood drive in Albany Saturday. (Source: WALB)

    With Memorial Day around the corner, one Southwest Georgia military fraternity decided to host a blood drive in honor of fallen soldiers and to give back to the community.  Psi Delta Tau Military Fraternity Incorporated held the event at a neighborhood Wal-Mart to help those in need.  

    More >>

    With Memorial Day around the corner, one Southwest Georgia military fraternity decided to host a blood drive in honor of fallen soldiers and to give back to the community.  Psi Delta Tau Military Fraternity Incorporated held the event at a neighborhood Wal-Mart to help those in need.  

    More >>
  • A huge feeding bringing hope to the community

    A huge feeding bringing hope to the community

    Saturday, May 26 2018 11:52 PM EDT2018-05-27 03:52:00 GMT
    St. James Missionary Baptist Church held their 3rd Annual Community BBQ Event on Jackson St. in Albany. (Source: WALB)St. James Missionary Baptist Church held their 3rd Annual Community BBQ Event on Jackson St. in Albany. (Source: WALB)

    The weather didn't stop one Albany church from having a nice southern barbeque.       St. James Missionary Baptist Church held their third annual 'Unity in the Community BBQ event' Saturday.  They gave away hundreds of food and clothing items. 

    More >>

    The weather didn't stop one Albany church from having a nice southern barbeque.       St. James Missionary Baptist Church held their third annual 'Unity in the Community BBQ event' Saturday.  They gave away hundreds of food and clothing items. 

    More >>
Powered by Frankly