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IFOMPT accepts AAOMPT as a member organization in 1992.

Along with Carol Jo Tichenor, Joe Farrell and Kornelia Kulig wrote the successful application for the United States to become a member of the International Federation of Orthopaedic Manipulative Therapists (IFOMT) in 1992.  At the Vail, Colorado IFOMT meeting the USA Application was unanimously approved by member countries with the AAOMPT designated as the manual therapy organization representing the USA.

Now that the US had a national organization representing manual therapists and supporting post-professional education, work needed to be done to integrate manipulative therapy into physical therapy programs, both post-graduate and undergraduate, and to define our standards of practice.

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