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Bringing the physical therapy profession into the future requires strong leadership. Luckily, both veteran and emerging leaders are ready for the challenge. Catherine Worthingham Fellows of the American Physical Therapy Association are seasoned professionals who have made exceptional efforts to advance physical therapy through leadership, influence, and achievement. (Fellows are identified with the designation "FAPTA" after their names.) Emerging Leaders are comparative newcomers — those with five to 10 years of experience — who have been nominated by an APTA component as rising stars. And the two Outstanding Students are recognized for their potential to be a force in the profession.

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