Jimmy caught up with Justin Moore, APTA CEO and talked about his first year at his position for the association.  They covered the therapy cap, what his highlights in his first year and what’s on the horizon for the APTA.

Justin D. Moore is currently CEO for the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA).

Previous to this position, Justin was Vice President, Public Policy, Practice and Professional Affairs at the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). In that position, Justin led the public policy and scientific affairs agenda for the APTA.

He has held several other positions at APTA including leading its Federal and State Affairs departments and serving as the Association’s lead lobbyist on Capitol Hill. Justin has been honored for his contributions to physical therapy and public policy by receiving the R. Charles Harker Policymaker Award from APTA’s Health Policy and Administration Section and the Distinguished Service Award from APTA’s Section on Pediatrics.

In addition, Justin has authored, presented and lectured on health policy, payment and government affairs issues across the country and to a variety of health care and business groups.

Justin received his Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) from Simmons College in Boston, MA in December 2005, his Masters of Physical Therapy (MPT) degree from University of Iowa in 1996, and his Bachelors of Science in Dietetics from Iowa State University in 1993. Justin was honored by Iowa State University’s College of Human Sciences with the Helen LaBaron Hilton Award in 2014, the University’s Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition’s Alumni Impact Award in 2011, was the Family and Consumer Sciences’ Young Alumnus of the Year in 2003 and recently completed a three year term on Iowa State University’s College of Human Sciences Board of Advisors. Justin was part of the inaugural Leadership Alexandria class in 2004 and served the Northern Virginia Health Policy Forum Board of Directors. Justin currently lives in Arlington, VA with his wife, Jennifer and children Connor and Maggie.