DPT faculty recognized by the Emory School of Medicine (SOM)

Several DPT faculty were recognized by the Emory School of Medicine at a recent event held by the school. The awards are a testimony to Emory Physical Therapy faculty’s commitment to teaching, service and research. Kathleen Geist, PT, DPT, COMT, FAAOMPT and Trisha Kesar, PT, PhD were recognized for their promotions to Associate Professor. Bruce Greenfield, PT, MA, PhD, FNAP, FAPTA was recognized for being selected as the Catherine Worthingham Fellow of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). The Catherine Worthingham Fellows of the American Physical Therapy Association (FAPTA), is the association’s highest membership category, serves as inspiration for all physical therapists to attain professional excellence. The award honors physical therapists who have demonstrated unwavering efforts to advance the physical therapy profession for more than 15 years, prior to the time of nomination. Joe Nocera, PhD was recognized for the Emory 1% award. The Emory 1% Awards honors and recognizes faculty who have received study section scores in the top 1 percentile on a grant proposal. And, Steve Wolf PT, PhD, FAPTA was recognized for achieving the Milli Pub status in May. This means that the paper by Dr. Wolf has been cited in at least 1000 refereed publications. The awards were presented by the SOM Dean Vikas P. Sukhatme MD, ScD on 10/29/2019.