Awards 2019

FPTA Service Awards

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.

Legacy Award

2019 Sheila Nicholson

For services to the FPTA that will forever affect the association.

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Award for Excellence in Academic Teaching

2019 Carey Rothschild:

To acknowledge and honor an educator for excellence in academic teaching.

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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.

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Outstanding PT/PTA Team Award

2019 Christine Davidson and Nanako Barry

To recognize outstanding clinical collaboration between a physical therapist/ physical therapist assistant team.

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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.

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Rick Shutes Award for Legislative Advocacy

2019 Rob Stanborough

For exceptional service in governmental advocacy on behalf of FPTA.

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Emerging Leader Award

2019 Richard Romeis

To recognize a member who demonstrates extraordinary service early in his or her physical therapy career.

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FPTA Grants

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.

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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.

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