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Roy A. Swift PhD

Dr. Roy Swift, PhD., COL, Retired, is currently the executive director of Workcred and previously served as the chief workforce development officer and senior director of personnel credentialing accreditation programs at the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). Prior to ANSI, he was a consultant to educational, certification, licensure, and health care organizations. From 1993 to 1998 he was executive director of the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT). This appointment followed a 28-year career in the United States Army Medical Department, where in his last position he was chief of the Army Medical Specialist Corps in the Army Surgeon General’s Office with policy responsibility for Army occupational therapists, physical therapists, dietitians, and physician assistants throughout the world.

Credentials, Competencies, and Careers

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