Smith receives James Dunleavy Distinguished Service Award

Dr. Barbara Smith headshot photo

At the American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting, Barbara Smith, PT, PhD, assistant professor, received the James Dunleavy Distinguished Service Award.

This award acknowledges and honors an outstanding APTA Acute Care member whose contributions have been of exceptional value. Over the years, Dr. Smith has demonstrated prominent leadership in advancing the interests, objectives and strategic plan of APTA Acute Care. She has utilized exceptional time and talent in APTA Acute Care office and committee work, assisting APTA Acute Care and its membership in achieving their goals.

Additional criteria for receiving this award include obtaining professional recognition for APTA Acute Care achievements, advancing public and professional awareness of acute care physical therapy, and serving as an accomplished role model in acute care physical therapy.

Congratulations, Dr. Smith!