The FPTA is proud of the many contributions by its volunteer members. The dedication and contribution of these physical therapists and physical therapist assistants has made this association what it is today and what it will be in the future.
2019 FPTA Service Award Recipients
To recognize and honor these contributions, these awards have been developed and awarded throughout the years.
2019 Sheila Nicholson
For services to the FPTA that will forever affect the association.See More
Award for Excellence in Academic Teaching
2019 Carey Rothschild:
To acknowledge and honor an educator for excellence in academic teaching.See More
Fred Rutan Award for Excellence in Service
2019 Jodi Liphart
In recognition of a physical therapist or physical therapist assistant who has provided exceptional service on an FPTA Committee or Task Force.See More
Outstanding PT/PTA Team Award
2019 Christine Davidson and Nanako Barry
To recognize outstanding clinical collaboration between a physical therapist/ physical therapist assistant team.See More
Award for Scholarly Impact on Practice
2019 William J. Hanney
To acknowledge and honor an individual whose individual and/or collaborative scholarly activity has made a meaningful difference to clinical practice by physical therapists in Florida.See More
Rick Shutes Award for Legislative Advocacy
2019 Rob Stanborough
For exceptional service in governmental advocacy on behalf of FPTA.See More
Emerging Leader Award
2019 Richard Romeis
To recognize a member who demonstrates extraordinary service early in his or her physical therapy career.See More
FPTA is pleased to award these monetary grants to members for the promotion of physical therapy research and awareness.
Catherine E Patla Community Awareness Grant
2019 Prisca Collins, Nancy Nuzzo & Maria Torres-Palsa
This award is committed to assisting Florida physical therapists and physical therapist assistants in their relations with the public and patients through community awareness of the physical therapy profession.See More
Linda Crane Research Grant
2019 Patricia Wodzinski
A grant in the amount of $10,000 awarded to a member in good standing for research in any area of physical therapy specifically relating to the APTA Gude to Physical Therapist Practice.See More
PT for Pain
PT for Pain is a project of the Florida Physical Therapy Association (FPTA), dedicated to improving the health, wellness and quality of life of people in Florida by advancing the practice of physical therapy.