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The World Confederation for Physical Therapy (WCPT) is seeking nominations for its awards program that honors PTs who have contributed to the profession or global health at an international level. The WCPT deadline for nominations is August 31; nominations seeking support from APTA must be submitted to APTA staff by August 15. APTA is a member of WCPT.
There are 4 award categories open to nomination by WCPT’s member organizations, regions, or subgroups: the Mildred Elson Award, the International Service Award, the Humanitarian Service Award, and the Leadership in Rehabilitation Award. Descriptions of the awards, eligibility criteria (.pdf), and lists of past recipients can be found on WCPT's awards webpage. Nomination forms are required for all submissions and can be obtained by contacting René Malone.
Awards will be presented during the 2015 General Meeting and Congress May 1-4 in Singapore. Contact René Malone with questions.
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