Dorothy R. Hewitt, PT, FAPTA, 93, who served as APTA's director of education in the 1950s and then as vice president of the Board of Directors (1958-1961), died November 9.
Hewitt served in the US Army for 4 years during World War II as a physical therapist with the rank of First Lieutenant. Although recognized as a clinician first, she taught in several universities. She worked in private practice in Palo Alto, California, for 20 years before moving to Syracuse University where she was chair of the academic program in physical therapy until her retirement.
A memorial service will be held November 19 at 1:00 pm in the Maryfield Chapel, 1315 Greensboro Road, High Point, North Carolina, 27260. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of the Piedmont, 1801 Westchester Drive, High Point, North Carolina, 27262.