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Two ACAPT Diversity Award winners had a transformative experience at the Fellowship in Higher Education Leadership

Aug 28, 2023

To support diversity in academic and clinical PT leadership, ACAPT funds diversity awards to the APTA Academy of Education Fellowship in Higher Education Leadership (formerly ELI) again in 2023. 

ACAPT approved two awards of $7,000 for the Fellowship in Higher Education Leadership (FHEL) annually, plus up to $5,000 for travel and expenses. 

Congrats to the most recent winners:

Laurel Abbruzzese, PT, EdD, FNAP
Associate Professor
Columbia University
Read her recap of her transformative experience.

Jaime Gonzalez, PT, DPT, PhD
Assistant Professor
Midwestern University
Read how he sees a brighter future for DPT education.

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