The National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB) board of directors appointed Leena Guptha, D.O., to serve the remaining three years of a four-year open seat on the board.

The NCBTMB announced the appointment yesterday.

Guptha is the dean of academic affairs and acting director for ITT Technical Institute in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, where she has taught, developed curriculum and managed the education department.

She also served as national president of the American Massage Therapy Association from 2007–2008.

For more information, read a press release about Guptha’s appointment here.