Cecilia GrahamCecilia Graham, PT, Ph.D., honored by APTA and UTMBCecilia Graham, PT, Ph.D., associate professor in the University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Physical Therapy, was recently awarded the American Physical Therapy Association Education Section’s Polly Cerasoli Lectureship Award.

The annual award was created to recognize an individual who distinguishes themselves as an educator, administrator, practitioner and mentor. Graham will deliver the 2015 Cerasoli Lecture in February 2015, at the APTA Combined Sections Meeting in Indianapolis.

Graham has also been named the Distinguished Alumnus for the School of Health Professions at the University of Texas Medical Branch. The award honors alumni who have made major contributions to the health profession through a commitment to excellence in patient care, research, publications, education, community service and leadership roles.

Graham will be honored by her alma mater at their annual homecoming event March 28 – 29, 2014. She is also eligible to be the Keynote Speaker for their SHP Commencement Ceremony.