PITTSBURGH: Dr. Joe Schreiber, chair of the Chatham University Physical Therapy Program, has been chosen to receive the 2017 Lucy Blair Service Award from the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). This Service Award honors members who have made exceptional contributions to APTA through district, chapter, committee, task force or national activities. Dr. Schreiber received this award at APTA’s national conference in June.
A 31-year member of APTA, Dr. Schreiber has also been honored with the Award for Excellence in Pediatric Physical Therapy from the Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Association in 2012, and the Bud Dehaven Award for Service from the Section on Pediatrics (now known as the Academy of Pediatric Physical Therapy) in 2016. He has participated as a co-author with colleagues from across the US on a number of manuscripts, has given 30 peer-reviewed scientific and professional presentations at state, national and international conferences, and continues to devote to teaching for the APTA Learning Center.
Chatham PT Program alumna, Nicole Stout, DPT, CLT-LANA, FAPTA (’98), received the Catherine Worthingham Fellow Award from the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). The Catherine Worthingham Fellow designation (FAPTA) honors individuals whose contributions to the profession through leadership, influence, and achievements demonstrate frequent and sustained efforts to advance the physical therapy profession.
She holds appointments on the State of Maryland Cancer Control Survivorship committee, the CARF International Cancer Standards Advisory Board, and the American Lymphedema Framework steering committee. She is the current chair of the Oncology Specialty Council of the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties and serves as the co-chair for the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine’s Cancer Networking Group Education Taskforce. She has received service awards from the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center, the Navy Surgeon General, and the Oncology Section of the American Physical Therapy Association.
For more information about Chatham University’s Physical Therapy Program and the work being done, please visit www.chatham.edu/DPT.