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Lindsey Liggan, PT, DPT, WCS, PRPC

Lindsey Liggan, PT, DPT, WCS, PRPC

Assistant Professor/Department of Physical Therapy Education

College of Health Sciences

lliggan@westernu.edu

Join year: 2013

  • Education

    PhD, Human Sexuality, Caliornia Institute of Integral Studies, anticipated completion date Spring 2025

    DPT, Physical Therapy, Western University of Health Sciences, Pomona, CA 2013

    BS, Kinesiology with an emphasis inExercise Science, California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, CA 2009

  • Certification

    Women's Health Certified Specialist (WCS), American Board of Physical Therapy Specialities (ABPTS), 2017

    Pelvic Rehabilitation Practitioner Certification (PRPC) through the Herman & Wallace Pelvic Rehabilitation Institute, 2016

    Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers, American Heart Association, 2019

    Certified Clinical Instructor Certification, Amercian Physcial Therapy Association, 2014

    Ergonomics Assessment Certification (CEAS I), The Back School, 2014

  • Courses

    PT 8133 Advanced Differential Diagnosis II (Post Professional)

  • Research Grant

    Doctorial Dissertation Topic: How do symptoms of sensory processing disorder impact sexual function in adults on the neurodiversity spectrum?

  • Awards

    Elaine Meadows Research Scholar Award, APTA Section of Women's Health, 2017

    John Wallace Award for service to the APTA at the national, state, or district level, Western University of Health Science, Department of Physical Therapy Education, 2013

  • Organizations

    American Physcial Therapy Association (APTA), 2010 - present

    APTA Academy of Pelvic Health Physical Therapy, 2010 - present

    APTA Academy of Orthopedic Physical Therapy, 2010 - present

    APTA Academy of Physical Therapy Education, 2014 - present

    APTA Health Policy and Administration Section, 2019 - present

    International Pelvic Pain Society (IPPS), 2015 - present

    International Society for the Study of Women's Sexual Health (ISSWSH), 2016 - present

    Gay and Lesbian Medical Association (GLMA), 2018 - present

    American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists (AASECT), 2018 - present

    American Association of Clinical Anatomists (AACA), 2020

  • Committees

    National Level

    • American Physical Therapy Association House of Delegates, California State Delegate, 2018
    • American Physical Therapy Association Section on Women's Health, Combined Sections Meeting Abstract Reviewer, present

    State Level

    • California Physical Therapy Association Assembly of Representatives, Representative for the San Gabriel Valley District, present
    • American Physical Therapy Association Section on Women's Health, Southern California Membership Representative, present

    WesternU, College of Health Sciences, Department of Physical Therapy Education

    • Interprofessional Education, Faculty Liaison, 2015 - 2019
    • Awards Committee, Representative, 2014 - 2015