AAOMPT Awards

Submissions are no longer being accepted for the following awards this year:

Click here  for the Emerging Leader Award (New for 2021)

Click here  for the Distinguished Lecturer Award.

Click here for the Innovation Award (New for 2021)

Click here for the John McMillan Mennell Award.

Click here for the Kaltenborn, Teach I Must Award.

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


AAOMPT 2020 Best Poster Presentations: Case Reports

  • First Place
    Presenter: Paul Mintken (University of Colorado)

    PNEUMOTHORAX FOLLOWING DRY NEEDLING OF PERISCAPULAR MUSCLES UTILIZING A RIB BRACKETING TECHNIQUE: A CASE REPORT
    Author(s): Paul Mintken, Amy McDevitt, Blair Denman

  • Second Place
    Presenter: Vladimir Smolgovskiy (University of Hartford)

    THE DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT OF A PATIENT WITH CERVICOGENIC HEADACHE, POST-CONCUSSION SYNDROME, AND HYPERLAXITY: A CASE REPORT
    Author(s): Brian Swanson, Vladimir Smolgovskiy

  • Third Place
    Presenter: Griffin Lee (HonorHeath)

    SUSTAINED END RANGE MOBILIZATIONS AND EXERCISE FOR A PATIENT WITH REFRACTORY KNEE STIFFNESS FOLLOWING PATELLAR FRACTURE: A CASE REPORT
    Author(s): Griffin Lee

AAOMPT 2020 Best Platform Presentations

  • First Place Overall: Dick Ehrard Platform Presentation Award
    Daniel Maddox (Upstream Rehab Institute)

    LOCAL AND WIDESPREAD HYPOALGESIC EFFECTS OF UPPER EXTREMITY NEURODYNAMICS
    Author(s): Daniel Maddox, Barrett Stanley, Poonam Hurley, Fredy Solis

  • Cranio-Cervical-Thoracic-Upper Extremity 5x5
    Sean Riley (Sacred Heart University)

    DOES GLENOHUMERAL MOBILIZATION SYMPTOM RESPONSE AT THE INITIAL EVALUATION PREDICT OUTCOMES IN PATIENTS SUFFERING FROM SUBACROMIAL PAIN SYNDROME? A COHORT STUDY
    Author(s): Sean Riley, Jonathan Harris, Bryan O'Halloran, Chris Showalter, Ken Learman

  • First Place 5x5: Lumbopelvic Spine
    Evan Petersen (University of the Incarnate Word)

    RELIABILITY AND ACCURACY OF AN EXPERT PHYSICAL THERAPIST AS A REFERENCE STANDARD FOR A MANUAL THERAPY JOINT MOBILIZATION TRIAL
    Author(s): Evan Petersen, Stephanie Thurmond, Catherine Shaw, Kelly Miller, Tommy Lee, Jonathan Koborsi

  • Lumbopelvic & Lower Extremity 5x5
    Emily Slaven (University of Indianapolis)

    THE IMPACT OF A THRUST MANIPULATION TO THE HIP JOINT: A BIOMECHANICAL OR NEUROPHYSIOLOGICAL RESPONSE, OR BOTH? A PILOT STUDY
    Author(s): Emily Slaven, Nathanial Eckert

  • Professional Topic/Innovative Approach 5x5
    George Clevenger (Army-Baylor University)

    AGENDA SETTING AND THERAPEUTIC ALLIANCE IN OUTPATIENT PHYSICAL THERAPY: A DESCRIPTIVE STUDY
    Author(s): George Clevenger, Bryan Pickens, Shawn Stoute, Matthew Helton, Christopher Allen, Jon Umlauf

Honorary Fellows

Year Honoree(s)
2019 Peter Edgelow, Phil Tygiel
2018 Bob Elvey, Bob Syndeham
2017 Joseph Donnelly, Sharon Dunn, Julie Fritz
2014 Trish King
2013 Brad Jordan, Fredrick Hobusch
2012 Greg Johnson, Vicky Johnson, Eileen Vollowitz, Dennis Morgan
2011 Barbara Stevens
2010 Margaret Anderson
2008 Charlie Cardon
2007 Carol Jo Tichenor
2005 Gwen Jull