Tuesday, July 11, 2017

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

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