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2019 APTA Award Recipients

Each year APTA honors outstanding achievements on the part of its members in the areas of overall accomplishment, education, practice and service, publications, research, and academic excellence. As a section of APTA, ANPT proudly recognizes its members who received these awards.   Award recipients are recognized in June with a ceremony and reception at NEXT Conference.  

For a list of all recipients click here.


Catherine Worthingham Fellow Award

Andrew J. Butler, PT, MPT PhD, MBA, FAPTA 
Gammon M. Earhart, PT, PhD, FAPTA
George D. Fulk, PT, PhD, FAPTA
Karen McCulloch, PT, PhD, FAPTA
Nancy B. Reese, PT, PhD, MHSA, FAPTA
Barbara A. Tschoepe, PT, DPT, PhD, FAPTA


Lucy Blair Service Award

Myla "Myles" Quiben, PT, PhD, DPT, MS
    Board Certified Geriatric Clinical Specialist and Neurologic Clinical Specialist  


Eugene Michels New Investigator Award

Michael Harris-Love, PT, MPT, DSc
Emily J. Fox, PT, DPT, PhD
    Board Certified Neurologic Clinical Specialist

Henry O. and Florence P. Kendall Practice Award

Jennifer Hastings, PT, MSPT, PhD.
    Board Certified Neurologic Clinical Specialist

Humanitarian Award

Janelle O'Connell, PT, DPT, PhD, ATC
Barbara Billek-Sawhney, PT, DPT, EdD
    Board Certified Geriatric Clinical Specialist

Societal Impact Award

Alison McKenzie, PT, DPT, PhD, MA
Ellen Zambo Anderson, PT, PhD
    Board Certified Geriatric Clinical Specialist

Mary McMillan Scholarship Award for Student Physical Therapists

Tabitha Galindo, SPT
Mackenzie Wilson, SPT
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