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Kathy Lee Bishop, PT, DPT served as co-director of the 2nd Interprofessional Simulation Conference at Emory last November. She also presented five posters at three different national meetings in the past year.

Sarah Blanton, PT, DPT received Emory University’s Center for Creativity and Arts University Healthcare Faculty Award in January 2018 as well as the American Physical Therapy Association Societal Impact Award in June 2018.

Beth Davis, PT, DPT, MBA (97MPT, 03DPT) was promoted to Associate Professor.

Edelle [Edee] Field-Fote, PT, PhD, FAPTA began a four-year term on the National Institutes of Health National Advisory Board on Medical Rehabilitation Research. She also received an NIH R25 grant to fund the Training in Grantsmanship in Rehabilitation Research (TIGRR), the grants mentorship program for junior faculty.

Bruce Greenfield, PT, MA, PhD, FNAP received the School of Medicine’s Dean’s Teaching Award for the 2017-2018 academic year. This award signifies the high regard students and colleagues hold for Dr. Greenfield’s dedication and skill in teaching.

Marie Johanson, PT, PhD became interim director of the Emory Division of Physical Therapy May 1, 2018. She was selected as chair-elect of the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties of the APTA and is a consultant on a $4.5 million USAID grant awarded to Emory University in September 2017 to build rehabilitation services in the Republic of Georgia.

Tami Phillips, PT, DPT, MBA was promoted to associate professor and taught in the Republic of Georgia for two weeks this July. She was nominated to the Committee of Clinical Content Experts for Neurology, American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties.

Peter Sprague, PT, DPT was selected to serve on the Orthopaedic Specialty Council for the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties for a four-year appointment.

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