The Saint Louis University Program in Physical Therapy in the Doisy College of Health Sciences is a graduate program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education. In the Jesuit traditions of the pursuit of truth, development of the whole person, and commitment to service and justice, our community – faculty, staff, and students – prepares doctors of physical therapy who provide reflective, person-centered care that is interprofessional and evidenced-based.
SLU PT Faculty Member Dr. Ethel Frese Honored with FAPTA Recognition
Ethel Frese, PT, DPT, MHS, CCS, FAPTA was recognized as a Catherine Worthingham Fellow of the American Physical Therapy Association (FAPTA) during the June 22nd Honors and Awards Ceremony at the NEXT Conference and Exposition in Boston. This is the American Physical Therapy's Association's highest honor.
In part, the honor recognizes those who have demonstrated unwavering efforts to advance the physical therapy profession. For those of us who have the distinct pleasure of working with and learning from Ethel, this most meritorious distinction is the fitting tribute to her numerous contributions.
Congratulations Ethel on this most deserving recognition; we are full of pride. Thank you for all you have done for our program, department, college, university, and profession.
Ethel Frese, PT, DPT, MHS, CCS, FAPTA
You can learn more about the Catherine Worthingham Fellows of APTA here. According to the APTA, all recipients receive a certificate, lapel pin, and honor cord during the award ceremony during each NEXT Conference and Exposition.
Photos by Tricia Austin, PT, PhD, ATC Chair, Department of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training