Ken Johnson, PT
Ken is the Director of Rehabilitation Therapy Services Outreach for Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD. His career path to clinical leadership at one of the nation’s leading academic medical institutions began 20 years ago after graduation from the University at Buffalo. Ken is the Administrator of the Johns Hopkins Hospital/George Washington University Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Residency and guest lecturer for the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Prior to joining Johns Hopkins, Ken was the Director of Clinical Integration for BTE Technologies (Baltimore, MD), Director of Rehabilitation for Baptist Memorial Healthcare Corporation (Memphis, TN), and was a corporate physical therapist for Rehabworks, Inc. (Clearwater, FL). It was during this time of clinical practice, biomedical engineering, and management that he became interested in tools and technologies that improved the quality of life for therapists and patients. Ken has taught a variety of courses on physical therapy practice in over 19 countries in the US, Europe, Middle East, and Asia. Ken has served the APTA as a Foundation for Physical Therapy Scientific Advisory Council Member, as a Foundation Fundraising Committee Member, and as the Section on Research Membership Chair. He also sits on the Board of Directors for V-Linc, a non-profit organization providing innovative technology solutions and training that assist individuals with special needs in their home, community and workplace. Currently, Ken is completing is transitional DPT from Arcadia University and is still a practicing clinician specializing soft-tissue management strategies and technology solutions for recreational, professional, and tactical athletes, medical and corporate executives, and medically complex patients from around the world. As a 2-time Top 75th Percentile Gallup Q12® Employee Engagement Leader, Ken remains committed to the growth and development of his team and The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Health System, and International clinical, educational, and research programs.