TPTA Membership Awards

Membership Awards
Submission Deadline: Closed. Check back in 2021.

 

TPTA Membership Awards honor PT, PTA and Student Members. Complete the form to submit a nomination.

Award Requirements:

  • Completed Nomination Form and Nomination Letter- Required for ALL Awards
  • Nominee CV- Outstanding Physical Therapy Researcher Award
  • 3-7 Scientific Paper Reprints- Outstanding Physical Therapy Researcher Award
  • Unofficial Transcript- Rex Nutt PT and PTA Student Awards

Incomplete or late nominations will not be reviewed.


Physical Therapist Awards

Ruby Decker Award
This award honors a physical therapist whose primary responsibility is in direct patient care and who contributes to the growth of the profession and community.

Jeanette Winfree Award
This award honors a TPTA member who has made contributions of exceptional value to the Chapter.

Outstanding Physical Therapy Researcher Award
This award acknowledges an individual who has made significant contributions to physical therapy through excellence in research.

Warren C. Smyth Outstanding Service Award
This award is given to a physical therapy private practitioner in recognition of such things as professional clinical and educational expertise, innovative delivery of care, participation in the association, commitment to private practice, and community service.

William Gould Memorial Faculty Award
This award is given to an outstanding faculty member in Physical Therapy Education in Texas who has demonstrated excellence in that role.

 

Physical Therapist Assistant Awards
 

Joy Davenport Award
This award recognizes an outstanding physical therapist assistant with emphasis on the clinical setting, community and profession.

Jeanette Winfree Award
This award honors a TPTA member who has made contributions of exceptional value to the Chapter.

Outstanding Physical Therapist Assistant Faculty Award
This award acknowledges a faculty member in physical therapist assistant education who has demonstrated excellence in that role.



Student Awards

Rex Nutt Physical Therapy Student Award
This award recognizes a physical therapy student who has exhibited excellence in both leadership and clinical skills.

Student PTA Award
This award is given to a physical therapist assistant student who has demonstrated personal and professional growth through service to patients, classmates, school, and profession.