Eighth Time in 10 Years for Physical Therapy Honor
BOSTON (January 5, 2010) — For the eighth time in 10 years, a Simmons College student has received the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)'s prestigious Ruth P. Hall Clinical Fellowship Award. This year's award, which is given annually to one physical therapy student in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, was presented to Hannah Ribeck at the annual Massachusetts chapter meeting in November.
Ribeck will graduate from Simmons College in May and has an interest in pediatrics. She has interned at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in outpatient orthopedics in Lexington, Mass.; Professional Center for Child Development in Andover, Mass; and Maine Medical Center in Portland, Maine.
The Ruth P. Hall Clinical Fellowship Award recognizes a physical therapy student who demonstrates the professional characteristics of dedication, caring, and scholarship, as well as devotion to quality patient care and high standards of ethical practice.
APTA represents more than 72,000 physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, and students of physical therapy nationwide. Its purpose is to improve the health and quality of life of individuals through the advancement of physical therapist practice, education, and research.
The Simmons School of Health Sciences is a nationally recognized school that includes four graduate programs: physical therapy, nursing (advanced primary care), nutrition and health promotion, and health care administration. Simmons College is a nationally recognized private university located in the heart of Boston.
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