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Richard Jackson Awarded the Societal Impact Award by the APTA

Updated: Feb 12, 2019

Wonderful and inspiring evening celebrating the good work of so many amazing professionals in the world of Physical Therapy - including our leader, Richard Jackson! Congratulations RJ!

This award was given to Richard for meeting the following criteria:

Increasing social awareness and improving societal welfare: These are activities initiated by physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, and/or students of physical therapy working alone or in association with others to address and positively impact societal welfare.

Leadership and volunteerism: Contributions can be demonstrated through leadership, influence, service, or achievements and sustained efforts to improve the societal welfare over a period of at least 1 year preceding nomination for the award.

Philanthropic initiatives and advancement of physical therapy: These are activities of a high moral caliber and charitable nature. Activities should be documented and/or implemented through at least 2 channels (eg,publications, provision of services, programs)that have influenced these respective areas in durable ways.


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