Talia L. Weinberg, PT
Talia Weinberg, PT, DPT, is the board's first Bellarmine University Physical Therapy alumni! After an undergraduate education at Lindsey Wilson College, she began her physical therapy journey at the University of Louisville, and transferred with the program to Bellarmine. Her career has primarily been in Lexington, in numerous settings including industrial, inpatient, outpatient, home health, rehab, management, and case review. Serving her profession as a board member has long been a career goal, and she is honored for the opportunity.
Dan Martin, PT
Dan Martin, PT, MPT received his Masters of Physical Therapy degree from the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science in 1995. Dan works as the Director of Rehabilitation and Wound Care services at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown, a position he has held for the last 16 years. He is an active member of the KPTA and currently serves on the KPTA Payment and Policy Committee. He has also been a member of the APTA since 1992. Dan and his wife, Jennifer, have 3 children: McKenna, Jack and Max.
Ed Dobrzykowski, PT
Ed Dobrzykowski, PT, DPT, ATC, MHS is a Consultant of Rehabilitation Services, and an Independent Presentation Specialist. Dr. Dobrzykowski completed his B.A. in Health Education/Athletic Training at Purdue University; B.S. in Physical Therapy at Northwestern University; M.H.S in Orthopedic PT at University of Indianapolis, and his D.P.T. at Rocky Mountain University. Active in the American Physical Therapy Association and a lifelong member, he has held numerous appointed and elected positions in multiple state and section components. In October of 2017, Dr. Dobrzykowski retired as Director of Rehabilitation Services at St. Elizabeth Healthcare in Edgewood, KY.
Ron Pavkovich, PT
Ron Pavkovich, PT, DPT, FAAOMPT received his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Bellarmine University in 2006. Ron owns Advantage Osteopractic Physical Therapy with his wife, Estee, who is also a Physical Therapist. They have owned Advantage in Lexington for the past six years. Ron was a Kentucky State Trooper prior to attending PT school in 2004. He is an active member of the KPTA and has also been a member of the APTA since 2006 and the American Academy of Osthopedic Manual Therapists since 2014. Ron and his wife, have twins and triplets, who are 16-months apart in age.
Tom Pennington, PT
Tom Pennington, of Bowling Green, Kentucky, is a 1983 graduate of the University of Kentucky School of Physical Therapy. He began his career working in private practice in a wide variety of patient care settings, including out-patient clinics, hospitals, nursing homes, and home health. In 1988 Tom founded DiversiCare Rehab Services, a contract therapy company that provided care throughout the states of Kentucky and Tennessee across the rehabilitation setting spectrum. Tom has since founded Integrity Rehab Group and, in 2011, Physicians Rehab Solution, which provides rehabilitation services in out-patient clinics across the United States. Tom was co-founder of the DPT Program at Western Kentucky University and serves as the Chair of the WKU-DPT Advisory Board. Tom also served three terms on the State Board of Physical Therapy during the years 1992-2001, and on the FSBPT Finance Committee. The father of five children and soon to be grandfather, Tom resides in Bowling Green with his wife, Portia.
Linda Pillow, PT
Linda Pillow P.T. is the director of Graves Gilbert Physical Therapy in Bowling Green Ky. She graduated from University of Kentucky in 1977. She has practiced throughout Kentucky in many different settings for 33 years. She was appointed to the KY Board of Physical Therapy in Jan 2011. She is married to Don Pillow, a retired Kentucky State Trooper. She has 2 children, a son who is an anesthesiology resident and a daughter who has her masters in art education. She is very honored to be on the KBPT. Linda is presently on the Madisonville Community College P.T.A Advisory Board. She is also on the WKU DPT advisory Board. She is a Clinical Instructor for the University of Kentucky DPT and Bellarmine DPT programs and has been for over 30 years. She has been a member of KPTA for over 30 years.
Jeff Vincent, Public member
Jeff Vincent is the business owner of JV’s Pro Life & Fitness, LLC. in which he provides professional life & fitness coaching. Besides his business ventures, Jeff is the assistant director of the Southern Kentucky Regional Migrant Education Program, at Eastern Kentucky University. He received his bachelors of science in elementary education from the University of the Cumberland's, a master’s degree in counseling from Western Kentucky University and an additional professional certification in instructional leadership and supervision at Indiana University Southeast. Jeff also is a USA Track & Field (USATF) Certified Coach and Certified Professional Life Coach. He is excited and looking forward to serve the state of Kentucky and KBPT.
Louis Kelly, Attorney at LawCovingtonLouis Kelly was named General Counsel for the Kentucky Board of Physical Therapy in July 2014. He holds a Bachelor’s in Business Administration from the University of Kentucky and received his J.D. from Northern Kentucky University’s Chase College of Law. His law practice focuses primarily on administrative law, government law, and civil litigation representing numerous clients in both state and federal court. He currently resides in Florence, KY with his wife and two children. In his free time he enjoys playing and teaching percussion.