Meaghan Costello, a 2002 Doctor of Physical Therapy graduate and a board-certified clinical specialist in Neurologic Physical Therapy, was named chair of the Neurologic Specialty Council of the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties.

The council develops and maintains certification of neurologic physical therapists in the U.S. by developing minimum eligibility requirements and conducting practice analysis research to define specialty area and advanced clinical competencies. As chair, Costello will serve as a liaison to leadership within the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties, American Physical Therapy Association and Academy of Neurological Physical Therapy. 

Dr. Costello is a senior physical therapist at Massachusetts General Hospital.