Emory DPT Program Presented with Awards for Support of Physical Therapy Research

On June 17, 2010, at the APTA Annual Conference in Boston, the Emory DPT Program was recognized for its support of physical therapy research through the annual Miami-Marquette Challenge. Student representatives Marti Ebert and Ashley Perry, both in the Emory DPT Class of 2011, accepted the award on behalf of Emory students from the Foundation for Physical Therapy into the Marquette Challenge 2010 Philanthropy Circle Cornerstone Society for raising over $60,000 for the Marquette Challenge over the last 10 years. Marti and Ashley also accepted the Maimi-Marquette Challenge Award of Excellence which was presented to the physical therapy students of Emory University for raising over $10,000 for the Foundation this year.

William G. Boissonnault, PT, DHSc, FAAOMPT, FAPTA, President/Chair of the Foundation for Physical Therapy, presented Emory with these awards.