Recognition


OPTA Awards

Nominate a colleague or student for one or all of the awards listed below. This is a great opportunity to recognize those who go above and beyond for their patients, their colleagues, and for our profession! Nominations will open January 9, 2015 and close February 20, 2015. All nominations are to be submitted by emailing opt@ohiopt.org the required information listed in the award description. 

Notes For Nomination
  • Current OPTA Board members are ineligible to receive an award
  • Only two letters may be submitted for a nomination
  • Letters may not be submitted by Awards Committee Members
  • An individual may write a support letter for only one nominee for any given award
  • OPTA Summary Of Awards
Award Descriptions - Click Title for Details + Nomination Procedures

Questions about the process? Contact the OPTA Awards Chair, Scott Euype, PT, DPT, OCS by email at euypes@ccf.org or the OPTA office. 


OPTA Research Grants

The function of the OPTA Research Fund is to promote and support research studies relative to clinical practice, education or administration which will enhance the profession of physical therapy. This is provided through grants for approved activities. View the 2014 Grant Recipients!

2015 Grant Application Details

Friend of PT Research Award - Details TBA in Spring 2015


OPTA Research Awards

Best Poster Presentation

To formally recognize an Ohio physical therapist or physical therapist assistant for excellence in presentation of a research poster at the OPTA Fall Scientific Symposium.

Best Platform Presentation

To formally recognize an Ohio physical therapist or physical therapist assistant for excellence in a platform presentation of their research at the OPTA Fall Scientific.

Submit a Research Abstract

Interested in Submitting a Research Abstract for our Fall Scientific Symposium? Download our application instructions and submit, today!