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COMPTSIG Leadership

Chair: Hilary Brown, PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS

Dr. Hilary Brown completed her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree at Northwestern University in 2019. She further advanced her education through the Orthopedic Residency Program at the University of Southern California.  Dr. Brown is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Physical Therapy at the University of Southern California Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy where she is actively involved in didactic and clinical education. She specializes in treating patients with orthopedic diagnoses and additionally cares for patients with pelvic health conditions. Dr. Brown is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association, Academy of Orthopaedic Physical Therapy, and Academy of Pelvic Health  Physical therapy. 

Vice-chair: John Gray, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT

Dr. Gray graduated from Duke University in 1988 with a MS in Physical Therapy and from the Ola Grimsby Institute's residency and fellowship program in 2000 with a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. He works full-time providing outpatient orthopedic manual physical therapy services as he has for the past 34 years. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists and volunteers with other nonprofit organizations such as Special Olympics and Disabled Sports USA. He has served the San Diego district as a Representative from 2000-2008 and the Chief Representative from 2009-2012. He was a MemberBoard of Trustees for the CAL-PT-PAC from 2002-2004 and the Chair of CAL-PT-PAC in 2005. Dr. Gray served on the first executive committee for COMPTSIG as Treasurer 2009 – 2011 and then as Chair from 2012-2014. 

Secretary: Kathryn A. McLeland, PT, DPT, CSCS

Dr. Kathryn McLeland trained under the guidance of manual therapists specializing in Maitland and Kaltenborn techniques during her Orthopedic Residency at the University of Southern California and DPT at Northwestern University. Her clinical practice is based in Orange County. Dr. McLeland is interested in the application of research on clinical outcomes, specifically biomechanics and human performance, in athletes of all ages. She serves as an Adjunct Instructor at USC and is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association. She enjoys spending time outside, lifting weights, and volunteering at her church. Think On. 

Treasurer: Christopher Ingstad, PT, DPT, OCS, MTC, ATC, FAAOMPT 

Dr. Ingstad graduated from California State University Dominguez Hills with a Bachelor of Arts in Physical Education with emphasis on Athletic Training. He is a certified athletic trainer (ATC) through The National Athletic Trainers Association Board of Certification. He completed his physical therapy education from the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences in St. Augustine, FL in 2007. He received his manual therapy certification (MTC) in 2010. He is also fellowship trained in orthopaedic manual physical therapy through the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy (AAOMPT) Association.  Dr. Ingstad has worked principally in outpatient physical therapy, with significant focus on sport rehabilitation and prevention of sports injuries. His areas of interest are in rehabilitation of overhead throwing athletes and sport-related ankle and knee injuries. He also worked in the realm of pain management for a short stent. Additionally, he works as an active member of the medical staff for the International Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Federation (IBJJF) covering tournaments in the Western region.  He is currently an instructor at the Cerritos College PTA program and is adjunct faculty at the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences.  In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his wife, Toni, and two children, Ryan and Joseph, and can often find him cycling, hiking, and training Jiu Jitsu.

Associate Director: Vacant

Continuing Education Chair: Vacant

Social Media Chair:  Jessica Juan, PT, DPT

Jessica graduated from the DPT program at University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus in December of 2022. She took a travel contract in Washington before starting her Orthopaedic residency at Stanford this fall. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association, the Academy of Orthopedic Physical Therapy, the California Physical Therapy Association, and is a member of the CU Anschutz PT Alumni Board. She loves to hike, read, dance, and all things health and wellness!

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Student Representative:  Kiana Moin, SPT

Kiana Moin is a current third-year DPT student at California State University, Long Beach. She is the Vice President of the Class of 2024’s CSULB DPT Program and is the California Student Special Interest Group Liaison for her program. She currently assists with the Orange County California Physical Therapy Association with social media and event planning. She hopes to pursue a specialization in Orthopedics after graduation. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association, the Academy of Orthopedic Physical Therapy, and the California Physical Therapy Association. 

CPTA Board Liaison: Michael Simpson, PT, DPT, CCS

Government Affairs Representative and Liaison: Chris Reed PT MPT OCS ATC

Political Action Committee Liaison: Chris Reed PT MPT OCS ATC

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