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2018 NCPTA Award Winners
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2018 NCPTA Award Winners

Former NCPTA secretary and Wingate Program Director, Kevin Brueilly gave the Founder’s lecture stressing “be yourself and give it your all.
 
David Edwards was awarded the Founder’s Award and will give the Founder’s Lecture in 2019.
 
Others Awardees
Excellence in Clinical Practice
Michael Schmidt, PT, DPT, FAAOMPT, GCS, OCS

Outstanding Physical Therapist
Stacia Britton, PT, DPT, NCS

Darlene M. Sekerak Award
Mary Kay Hannah, PT, DPT, OCS, SCS

O
utstanding PT Student
Yusra Iftikhar, SPT

Outstanding PTA Student
Morgan Hrabovsky, SPTA

President’s Award
Ken Tuley, PT and Eileen Carter, PT ,DPT, MBA

Ben Massey Scholarship
Gillian McLean, SPT

Poster Awards
The awards for research posters were also presented at the Awards Reception.The following awards were given:
 
FIRST PLACE
ASYMMETRY IN HIP JOINT CONTACT FORCE DURING RUNNING OCCERS AFTER ACL RECONSTRUCTION
Authors: Taylor, K.1; Willson, J.1; Meardon, S.1, East Carolina University
 
SECOND PLACE
HIP JOINT LOADS ASSOCIATED WITH HIGH INTENSITY INTERVAL TRAINING
Authors: Campbell, Caroline; Willson, John D.; Meardon, Stacey A., East Carolina University
 
THIRD PLACE
DO PHYSICAL THERAPISTS OVER-EMPHASIZE CERVICAL SAGITTAL POSTURE? NO CORRELATION FOUND BETWEEN CRANIOVERTEGRAL ANGLE AND NECK PAIN/DISABILITY
Authors: Lademann B, Powell M, Jennifer Schoulda; Emma White; Sara Migliarese. Winston-Salem State University
 
Annual NCPTA Falls Prevention Challenge
A new award was presented for the first time this year, the Annual NCPTA Falls Prevention Challenge, which went to Western Carolina University.