J. Kele Murdin PT, GCS, GTCCS, CEEAA, FSOAE received her Master of Physical Therapy from Wichita State University in 2000. Initially she worked in the Outpatient setting and completed Level II exam for NAOMPT. Kele transitioned to the Skilled Nursing setting in 2003, and now serves as the Director of Rehab at Life Care Centers of Kirkland. Her passion for Geriatrics and excellent patient care fueled her to pursue a Geriatric Certified Specialization (GCS) in 2009 from the APTA, then a Certification as an Exercise Expert for Aging Adults (CEEAA) in 2013 from the Academy of Geriatric Physical Therapy, a Geriatric Training Certification (GTC) from Great Seminars in 2016, and a Functional Standards for Optimal Aging Expert (FSOAE) certification in 2017. She also has been an adjunct professor at the University of Puget Sound’s DPT program in Physical Agents, Basic Skills, and Adult Systemic Diseases. Kele is the State Advocate for the Academy of Geriatric Physical Therapy in the State of Washington, and will soon be the founder of a Geriatric SIG of the Washington Chapter. Her passion for her profession is mirrored by a passion for cycling, laughter, and her family.