JOSPT Excellence in Research Award
Carol A. Courtney accepting from Haxby Abbott

George and Derya
JOSPT George Davies-James A. Gould Excellence in Clinical Inquiry Award
Derya Ozer Kaya, PT, PhD, accepting from George Davies

Lori and Barbn Award
IJSPT Achievement of Distinction Outstanding Original Research Manuscript Excellence Award
Lori Bolgla accepting from Barb Hoogenboom

IJSPT Achievement of Distinction Case Report Manuscript Award
Cristiana Kahl Collins accepting from Barb Hoogenboom

Legacy Fund Grant Award
Joseph Hannon accepting from Chuck Thigpen

SPTS Excellence in Research Award
Joseph R. Kardouni accepting from Chuck Thigpen

Outstanding Student Award
Karen Thatcher

New Horizon Award
Amy Arundale, PT, DPT, SCS

Lynn Wallace Clinical Educator Award
Craig Garrison, PhD, PT, ATC, SCS

John Dewitt
Excellence in Education Award
John DeWitt, PT, DPT, SCS, AT

Lifetime Excellence in Education Award
Ed Mulligan, PT, DPT, MS, OCS, SCS, ATC, LAT

Jack C. Hughston Award
Edward Michael Wojtys, MD, accepting from John Nyland

Enjoy reliving the 2017 Awards Ceremony!

The Awards Ceremony at Combined Sections Meeting is always a big night for Sports Section members. This is the night where members are honored for their achievements in research, publishing, academics, contributions to the Section, and clinical excellence.

Fourteen awards were presented in 2017 to 32 individuals. Enjoy the photographs of the winners...and those who cheered them on.

Don't forget...nominations are now open for the 2018 awards! Follow this link to learn how to nominate a deserving colleague for recognition.
Ronald G. Peyton Award Winner
Guy Simoneau, PhD, PT, ATC
Hall of Fame Turner A. Blackburn Lifetime Achievement Award Winner
RM "Barney" Poole, PT, DPT, FAPTA, ATC

Enjoy the photos from the 2017 event!

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