‌‌‌‌‌Current Events

Stacey Dusing, PT, PhD, PCS, received the Stephen Haley Research Award at the CSM 2017 Academy of Pediatric Physical Therapy Award Ceremony.  This Award recognizes an Academy member who has performed sustained and outstanding basic, clinical, and/or education research pertaining to pediatric physical therapy. ‚Äč


Alan Jette, PT, PhD, FAPTA, was the Robert Lamb Distinguished Lecture on October 11, 2016.  He spoke on “Strategies to Thrive in a Changing Healthcare Environment.”‌



Marianne McDonald, PT was the recipient of the 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award. 


VCU students won the Marquette challenge in 2016 so this year it is the VCU/Marquette challenge!


Shawne Soper, PT, DPT, MBA received the Lucy Blair Service Award at the 2016 APTA NEXT meeting.


Cheryl Ford-Smith, PT, DPT, MS, NCS, was recognized with the Minority Initiatives Award for her work on recruitment and retention of students with diverse backgrounds.‌cfordsmith


Sharon Dunn, PT, PhD, President of the APTA gave the keynote address at the White Coat Ceremony for the class of 2019.‌