Derek Gerber 
Welcome to the Idaho Physical Therapy Association (IPTA) web page.
My name is Derek Gerber and I am the new President for IPTA.  Please check back here for upcoming News and Events.  If you have any questions - please send them to
The IPTA is a chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) with over 630 members representing over 1400 physical therapists and physical therapy assistants in the state. The IPTA is the principle membership organization promoting the profession of physical therapy in Idaho. Please see about us to learn more.
Lance Derek Gerber, PT, DPT, OCS
Idaho Physical Therapy Association

The Idaho Chapter needs your help! We are seeking nominations for our upcoming elections and awards. If you know of somebody who would make a good future leader or deserves an award, please submit their name. And good news, you can also self-nominate for the officer positions and there’s no shame in it! If you think you’d be a good fit, please respond! But don't delay; We need your response by September 15.

Open Office Positions
Vice President
Chief delegate
PTA Caucus Rep
Practice Chair
Finance Chair
Reimbursement Chair
Newsletter Chair/Social Media Chair
Bylaws Chair
Medicare Advisory Committee Representative

· J. Perry Silver Award
· Outstanding Physical Therapist Student Award
· Outstanding Physical Therapist Assistant Award

If you'd like more information about the positions, please email To nominate, click here.

Click each award above to learn more and to nominate.

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2017 IPTA Fall Conference
September 30-October 1, 2017
Boise, ID

We are still seeking nominations for PT/PTA STUDENT OF THE YEAR, which comes with a dollar award;  PT/PTA OF THE YEAR; and FRIEND OF PT OF THE YEAR.  To make a nomination please email with the person's name, contact info. And reason for making the nomination.

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Derek Gerber, PT, DPT, OCS
e-mail Derek  - Derek Gerber is the current President of IPTA.


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