Midwest Student Conclave
November 6th, 2021
We are excited to present the following speakers for the
2021 Midwest Student Conclave!
Dan Lorenz, DPT, PT, ATC, LAT, CSCS
Dan Lorenz, DPT, PT, ATC, LAT, CSCS is the Director of Sports Medicine at Lawrence Memorial Hospital/OrthoKS in Lawrence, KS. Previously, he was an owner and Director of Physical Therapy for Specialists in Sports and Orthopedic Rehabilitation (SSOR), an outpatient physical therapy practice based in Overland Park, KS with three locations. He has a B.S. in Health Sciences with an emphasis in Athletic Training from Grand Valley State University in 1999 and a M.S in Physical Therapy from Grand Valley State in 2001. In 1997, he was an athletic training intern for the Chicago White Sox Major League Baseball team. From 2004-2005, he completed the Duke University Sports Physical Therapy Fellowship. Formerly, he was an assistant athletic trainer and physical therapist for the Kansas City Chiefs from 2005-2007. In 2009, he earned his Doctor of Physical Therapy from the University of St. Augustine in St. Augustine, FL. He was the founder and Chair of the Sports Performance Enhancement Special Interest Group for the American Academy of Sports Physical Therapy for 6 years. Dr. Lorenz has been published several times in peer-reviewed journals and has been an invited speaker numerous times at local, state, and national conferences in sports medicine. In 2018, Dan was recognized by the NSCA as the Sports Medicine/Rehabilitation Professional of the Year and in 2014, he was awarded the inaugural Distinguished Physical Therapy Alumni Award from Grand Valley State University.
MORE TO COME! SPEAKER BIOS WILL BE ADDED AS WE RECEIVE THEM!
Health Education Building
University of Kansas Medical Center
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Kansas City, KS 66160
There will be volunteers and signage to help guide you to the conclave!
Do I have to be a KPTA member to attend?
No, you do not have to be a KPTA/APTA member to attend this conference! Although it is held by KPTA student members, it is only encouraged that you consider joining the KPTA! All DPT and PTA students in the Kansas area are invited to attend.
What is the dress code?
Business casual is preferred!
Is there a fee to attend the conference?
The Midwest Student Conclave is completely FREE to attend. The only costs a student might encounter is if they must travel and stay in a hotel.
Is this a conference for both students and PT/A's?
This conference is solely designed for the audience to be students in PT and PTA programs. Licensed PT's and PTA's can attend the Spring and Fall KPTA conferences, which are different than the Midwest Student Conclave.