Dr. John Childs will receive award for his research in the physical therapy field and his contributions to the American Physical Therapy Association
Louisville, KY (PRWEB) – Evidence In Motion (EIM) is proud to announce that Dr. John Childs, PT, PhD, MBA, OCS, FAPTA, has been selected by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) as this year’s recipient of the Marian Williams Award for Research in Physical Therapy.
The Marian Williams Award for Research in Physical Therapy is awarded annually to a member of the APTA who has outstanding basic clinical and/or educational research that pertains to physical therapy and makes a meaningful contribution to the scientific basis of physical therapy, has published scientific studies with sufficient frequency in appropriate scientific and/or professional publications, has presented his/her scientific studies orally with sufficient frequency to the appropriate audiences, and has demonstrated continuity of professional commitment to physical therapy.
Dr. Childs will receive the award for his work in educating members of the healthcare industry through EIM, where he serves as the CEO, co-founder, and co-owner. For over twelve years, he has been integrally involved in establishing Evidence In Motion as a leader in training physical therapists in evidence-based practice both nationally and internationally and promoting residency and fellowship as the preferred training path for physical therapists upon graduation from their entry-level physical therapy program.
In addition to his work with EIM, Dr. Childs is a co-founder and co-owner of Confluent Health, a private equity holding company focused on creating a healthcare system that recognizes physical and occupational therapy providers as the Best First Choice for preventing and managing musculoskeletal and movement disorders.
“I am honored and grateful to have been chosen by the APTA to receive the Marian Williams Award for Research,” said Childs. “It has always been a goal of mine to contribute in any way I can to better the physical therapy field and I am committed to continuing to work toward that goal throughout the course of my career.”
Dr. Childs and the other winners will be honored at a ceremony and reception at the NEXT 2016 Conference and Exposition in Nashville, Tennessee on June 9 from 5:30 to 6:30 PM. For more information on the award, please visit the APTA website.