Kathleen Walworth, PT, DPT, Board-Certified Geriatric Clinical Specialist has been selected as a 2021 recipient of the APTA Emerging Leader Award. Walworth is an APTA Geriatrics member and engaged volunteer.
In nominating Dr. Walworth, leaders of the Academy of Geriatrics said, “ Dr. Walworth’s expertise and skills shine in the capacity as Program Co-Chair where she facilitated the orientation of two new co-chairs, managed three years of programming for APTA Geriatrics, and lead the transition from face-to-face programming to virtual for 2021 Combined Sections Meeting. Dr. Walworth’s passion for the profession is evident as she continues to pursue new leadership opportunities.”
The Emerging Leader Award was established to annually honor individuals who have demonstrated extraordinary service to the profession and APTA early in their careers.