The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) reports that Sheila Nicholson, PT, DPT, JD, MBA, MA, a member of the APTA Board of Directors and passionate advocate for the physical therapy profession, died on June 12, after a more than 2-year battle with cancer. She was 57.
Nicholson was a generous and longtime supporter of the Foundation for Physical Therapy Research. She also served as the president of APTA’s Florida Chapter, an organization that has championed physical therapy research.
Nicholson’s powerful message for her colleagues was shared at the 2019 APTA House of Delegates on June 10, 2019