In her new leadership role, Anderson will coordinate with the association board of directors and assist with marketing and communications outreach efforts in Georgia. She will also serve as a communications liaison and resource for the 7,419 licensed physical therapists and physical therapy assistants across the state.
“We are excited to introduce Ingrid as the newest public relations chair,” said association President Dr. Barney Poole, PT, DPT, ATC. “Ingrid carries a number of excellent qualities, among them her background in journalism and business marketing experience that make her a great representative for both the committee and physical therapy profession.”
Anderson is a member of the association and the American Physical Therapy Association, having served as both vice-chair and chairwoman for the association’s nominating committee and a delegate to the American association’s House of Delegates.
Anderson received her bachelor’s degree in journalism from Oglethorpe University and received her doctorate in physical therapy from Georgia State University. She completed the Mercer Orthopaedic Residency program, where she focused her studies on neurodynamics and myofascial pain.
She recently opened her own private practice, Intown Physical Therapy, in Atlanta’s Old Fourth Ward neighborhood and serves as an adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor at Mercer University.