Dr. Ron Schenk Receives 2011 Kaltenborn Teach I Must Award

Dr. Ron Schenk Receives 2011 Teaching Award

October 6, 2011


Media:    Mike Andrei

             Director-College Relations




            Daemen College is pleased to announce that Ron Schenk, PT, Ph.D., has been chosen as the recipient of the 2011 Kaltenborn "Teach I Must" Award. Schenk is Dean of the Division of Health and Human Services at Daemen College. 


            Dr. Schenk earned his BS degree in Physical Therapy and MS degree in sports medicine from Ithaca College. He completed a residency program in orthopaedic manual physical therapy through the Gulf Coast Graduate Physical Therapy Institute and earned his Ph.D. from the University at Buffalo. 


           The American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists Executive Committee (AAOMPT) and Professional Development Committee chose Dr. Schenck for the 2011 Kaltenborn Award.  This award is given to recognize an outstanding instructor in an APTA credentialed clinical fellowship in orthopaedic manual physical therapy.  It is a testament to the impact he has had on students and the promotion of orthopedic manual physical therapy in clinical practice.


           Daemen Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Michael S. Brogan said, "This well-deserved recognition is a testament to the impact Ron has had on students and the promotion of orthopaedic manual physical therapy in clinical practice."


           Dr. Schenk will receive his award at the AAOMPT Annual Conference on October 28th.



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