Audra Smith, MPT, SCS, CSCS
Audra is originally from Olney and graduated from Sherwood High School. She graduated with honors from Towson University with a Bachelors of Science degree in Biology and obtained a Masters of Physical Therapy degree from Shenandoah University in 2001. She has been practicing mostly outpatient orthopedic physical therapy for 16 years with a short stent in Home Health PT. In 2004 Audra got her Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) certification from the National Strength and Conditioning Association and helped to create a performance enhancement program for female soccer players. For the past few years Audra has been focusing more on sports medicine and in 2013 she passed the Sports Certification Specialist (SCS) exam through the American Physical Therapy Association. She is also a certified Emergency Medical Responder (EMR). Audra brings a diverse background of experience from general orthopedics, post-surgical patients, total joint replacements, amputees and geriatrics to her passion which are athletes of all ages.
Audra is married with two young children and enjoys spending her time with all of her family, and cheering them on during their sports and activities. She loves treating patients of all ages and ability levels from collegiate athletes to young athletes to weekend warriors. Audra joined MDSMC in 2013 and is honored to work with Dr. Higgins and the rest of the MDSMC team.