AAOMPT Awards

Click here for the John McMillan Mennell Award.

Click here for the Kaltenborn, Teach I Must Award.

Click here for the Distinguished Lecturer Award.

Click here for more information on the Honorary Fellow Procedure and Criteria

2016 Award Winners

2016 Kaltenborn "Teach I Must Award" Recipient

Margaret Anderson, M.App.Sci, PT, FAAOMPT (Hon)

Margaret is a graduate of the school of Physiotherapy of the South Australia Institute of Technology (now the University of South Australia). She completed the year long program in manipulative therapy with Geoffrey Maitland in 1980, earning a Graduate Diploma in Advance Manipulative Therapy, and her masters in Applied Science in 1993, from the university of South Australia. In Australia she worked in private practice and taught in the undergraduate and post- graduate programs. In 1985 she was persuaded by Kaiser Permanente to come to California to teach the Hayward program as a senior faculty member.


2016 John McMillan Mennell Service Award Recipient

Elaine Lonnemann, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT

Dr. Elaine Lonnemann is an Associate Professor at Bellarmine University in Louisville KY. She is a board certified clinical specialist in Orthopedics and a fellow of AAOMPT. She has been a member of AAOMPT since 1991 serving on a variety of committees including Nominating, Conference & Education, IFOMPT Educational Standards and International Monitoring. She has served two terms at the Secretary of AAOMPT. Her primary teaching responsibilities include Functional Anatomy, Differential Diagnosis and Musculoskeletal Evaluation and Intervention of the Extremities and Spine. She also instructs manual therapy seminars including S1 and S4 with the University of St. Augustine.


2016 Distinguished Lecturer Presentation Recipient

Timothy Flynn, PT, PhD, OCS, FAAOMPT

Dr. Flynn is a frequent presenter at state, national, and international meetings. His current passion is trying to slow the overutilization of imaging, drugs, and surgery in the management of musculoskeletal disorders by advocating for a physical therapist first solution. Dr. Flynn is widely published including 5 textbooks, 6 book chapters, over 80 peer-reviewed manuscripts on musculoskeletal disorders and chronic spinal pain. His research involving clinical decision-making in low back pain has received numerous awards. Dr. Flynn is a past President of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists and an Associate Editor for the Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy (JOSPT). He is currently a principal in Evidence in Motion (EIM) and a Professor in the School of Physical Therapy at South College in Knoxville, TN. Dr. Flynn maintains an active clinical practice focusing on chronic spinal pain at Colorado in Motion.