Chapter Awards

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Distinguished Service Award

For a chapter member who has made an ongoing contribution to the profession of physical therapy. The recipient will have demonstrated commitment, beyond that inherent in being a member of the profession, to the development of physical therapy in any of the following areas: Education, Clinical Research, Clinical Skill, APTA or its components, Community Service


Jeannie Cushman, PT, DPT


Emerging Leader Award

A physical Therapist or Physical Therapist Assistant who has demonstrated extraordinary service early in his or her physical therapy career.


Emily Lourie, PT, DPT


Outstanding Achievement Award

For a chapter member who has a single or focused noteworthy achievement


Jacqueline Jancaitis, PT, DPT


Justine Dee, PT, MS

Board-Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist


Pia Garrett Award

Given to a physical therapist chapter member who exemplifies a love of and enthusiasm for the profession of physical therapy


Cathy Webster, PT


Parminder Padgett, PT, DPT
Board-Certified Neurologic Clinical Specialist


Student Physical Therapist Award

Given to a graduating student who is a member of APTA and has an active involvement with the Association at either the local or national level and shows a commitment to learning and professional development that goes beyond the classroom or clinical placements.


Katrina Kunker, SPT


Rachel DeSimone, SPT