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Awards Nominations

Do you know someone who deserves recognition for their efforts and contributions to the profession of Physical Therapy in the state of Ohio? Maybe you know of an outstanding Physical Therapy or Physical Therapy Assistant student who has made significant contributions to the promotion of Physical Therapy in the community. We want to hear from you! We are now accepting OPTA award nominations. See timeline below for important dates!

 

January 2, 2019 Award nominations open - Form at bottom of page
March 1, 2019 Award nomination deadline
March 15, 2019 Award winners notified
April 6, 2019 Award winners recognized at Transform 2019: OPTA's Annual Conference 
September 2019 Winners featured in Fall issue of ACCESS magazine

 

General Award Information

  • Current OPTA Board members are ineligible to receive an award.
  • Only OPTA members in good standing may nominate an individual.
  • Nominations open January 2, 2019 and close March 1, 2019.
  • Letters of nomination may not be submitted by Awards Committee members.
  • An OPTA member may write a support letter for only one nominee for any given award. 
  • Submit Award Nomination Form Below
  • Questions? Contact OPTA office at opt@ohiopt.org

 

Summary of Awards

Outstanding Student Award

To acknowledge a Student Physical Therapist or Student Physical Therapist Assistant who has made significant contributions to the professional organization or to the promotion of physical therapy in the community.

Emerging Leader Award

To identify and honor one Physical Therapist or Physical Therapist Assistant “emerging leader” within the Ohio Chapter of the APTA who has demonstrated extraordinary service early in their career. The individual should have made exceptional overall accomplishments and contributions to the APTA, the state and the profession to advance APTA’s vision.

Meritorious Service Award

To formally recognize the effort and contributions of an Ohio Physical Therapist or Physical Therapist Assistant to the Ohio Physical Therapy Association during the preceding year.

Outstanding Physical Therapist Award

To acknowledge a Physical Therapist who has made significant contributions to the profession of physical therapy in the state of Ohio in one or more of the following areas: Clinical Service, Education, Research, Administration, Public Service and Contributions to the Organization.

Outstanding Physical Therapist Assistant Award

To acknowledge a Physical Therapist Assistant who has made significant contributions to the profession of physical therapy in the state of Ohio in one or more of the following areas: Clinical Service, Education, Research, Administration, Public Service and Contributions to the Organization.

Outstanding Clinical Educator Award

To acknowledge a clinical instructor for outstanding contributions to the clinical education aspect of the physical therapy profession; To encourage clinical instructors to become credentialed by the APTA and remain active in the physical therapy education community.

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