Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Dr. Cheryl Cavallo Honored Recipient of the Doisy College of Health Sciences Alumni Merit Award

Cheryl L. Cavallo PT, PhD ('68, '88, '00).
(Pictures courtesy of Saint Louis University Department of Alumni Relations)

Dr. Cavallo has served as a faculty member in the Department of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training at Saint Louis University for over 30 years. She has been active on numerous departmental, College, and University-wide committees, dealing with curriculum, student mentoring, academic integrity, teaching excellence, student conduct, and transition issues for new students. Recognized for excellence in teaching, she received the Nancy M. Ring Award in 1994 and a "Woman of the Year" Award in 2011 from Saint Louis University. Dr. Cavallo retired in June of 2011.

Outside of the classroom, Dr. Cavallo has organized mission trips to El Salvador and Haiti. She is very involved in raising disability awareness and has recruited volunteers for the National Wheel Chair Games..

(Saint Louis University Alumni Relations Website)  


A luncheon was held on Saturday, September 24, 2011 to present Dr. Cavallo with the award.  Many colleagues, friends, and family gathered to celebrate with Dr. Cavallo.

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