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Steven Lesh


Physical Therapist (PT)

Member Since: 1987

Professional Bio

Steven G. Lesh, PhD, PT, AT Ret. graduated from the University of Missouri with a Bachelor of Health Science in Physical Therapy and completed the requirements to sit for the Board of Certification exam for Athletic Training at the University of Arkansas. He completed a Masters of Public Administration through Arkansas State University and a PhD in Organization and Management through the Business School at Capella University (MN). Dr. Lesh successfully completed the requirements to earn the Board-Certified Sports Clinical Specialist credential from the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS) in 1999. Dr. Lesh is active within the APTA Academy of Education currently leading the Professional Development Committee as the Director of Professional Development and is the Board of Directors liaison to several Academy initiatives such as the planning teams for ELC, CSM, Webinar Series and the Faculty Development Workshops. He is a member of the Academic Faculty SIG, Scholarship of Education SIG and the Anatomy Educators SIG. Starting in 2003, he joined the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee Volunteer Sports Medicine Staff and in 2006, served as a Venue Medical Coordinator for the United States Figure Skating National Championships held in St. Louis. In 2014, Dr. Lesh began serving in the Marine Corp Marathon as a medical volunteer. He has physical therapy clinical experience in sports medicine, neurological rehabilitation, orthopedics, acute care, long term care, and home health. Dr. Lesh also has experience in the administration of physical therapy services as he developed a private practice in Northwest Arkansas, serving both as CEO and Clinical Director.
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