June 2021
 June 21, 2021 @ 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM ET

2 Hour Webinar/2 PDR Credits 

CLICK HERE to Register:  $20 members/$10 Student Members/$40 Non-Members/$15 Student Non-Members


The overarching goal of the course is to empower PTs that, being a movement specialist is not trivial because all physiological systems in the body work in concert to promote human movement. The role of every PT is not just to promote movement, but to promote optimal whole body physiology and promote healthier societies through movement.

-Moving the body

-Moving materials around the body

-Fueling movement

-Decoding the genetics of movement

Speaker Biography:

Dr. Joseph A. Roche, BPT, Dip. Rehab. PT, PhD is an Associate Professor in the Physical Therapy Program at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. Dr. Roche received a BPT degree from Christian Medical College, Vellore, India, in 1998, after which, he went on the receive a post-professional Diploma in Rehabilitation from the All India Institute of PMR, Mumbai. After working as a PT Clinician and Instructor in India for several years, Dr. Roche enrolled in a rigorous PhD Program in Rehabilitation Science at the University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD.  After receiving his PhD in 2008, Dr. Roche went o the complete six years of post-doctoral training in Muscle Biology.

Through competitive worldwide application processes, Dr. Roche secured visiting scholar awards to receive training in regenerative muscle biology at prestigious Harvard and Stanford Universities. Dr. Roche’s research in Regenerative Muscle Biology has been funded by the U.S. National Institutes of Health and the Jain Foundation, Inc.  Dr. Roche has published over 25 papers in peer-reviewed journals including a primer on COVID-19 pathophysiology and pharmacology that was published in the flagship journal of the Federation of the American Societies for Experimental Biology.



September 2021
 September 15, 2021 @ 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM ET

WMCEF Meeting September 15, 2021 from 3:00-5:00 pm. Please contact WMCEF Chair Karen Ozga at ozgak@gvsu.edu for more information.

October 2021
 October 15, 2021 @ 8:00 AM to October 16, 2021 @ 5:00 PM ET


The 2021 Fall Conference will be held at Motor City Casino in Detroit.  Registration will open in July 2021.  Exhibitor Registration for this conference is OPEN.  Information and registration for exhibitors is found here:  https://aptami.org/about-michigan-physical-therapy/partner/

To reserve a room in the APTA Michigan Room Block, visit this website:  https://booking.motorcitycasino.com?package=101421APTA  You can also call 313-237-7711 to speak with a guest services associate to make a reservation.  The code for phone reservations is101421APTA or APTA Michigan.  The cost for a double or king room is $159/night.  


 October 16, 2021 @ 7:00 AM to 8:00 AM ET

CEC Networking Breakfast October 16, 2021 from 7:00-8:00 am at the APTA MI Fall Conference Motor City Casino.

November 2021
 November 11, 2021 @ 2:30 PM to 5:00 PM ET

CEC Meeting November 11, 2021 from 2:30 – 5:00 pm. This will be a virtual meeting.

Contact CEC Co-President Karen Berg for the Zoom invitation link at karberg@umich.edu

March 2022
 March 18, 2022 @ 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM ET

Save the date!  More details will follow in early 2022.  

Event location:  Radisson Hotel in Kalamazoo

 March 19, 2022 @ 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM ET

Save the Date!  More details to follow in early 2022

Event Location:  Radisson Hotel in Kalamazoo


October 2022
 October 21, 2022 @ 8:00 AM to October 22, 2022 @ 5:00 PM ET

Join us at Boyne Mountain Resort!  More details available in 2022.  

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