CHSS Connection: Honors & Awards

Monday, March 15, 2021

March/April 2021 issue

Lee honored for compassionate oncology rehabilitation

Jet LeeAssociate Professor and Chair of Physical Therapy Jet Lee was awarded the Debbra Flomenhoft Humanitarian Award from the Academy of Oncologic Physical Therapy of the American Physical Therapy Association. The award recognizes those persons whose work “has resulted in the advancement of the practice of compassionate oncology rehabilitation, heightened the understanding of cancer illness, and psychosocial rehabilitation issues, and demonstrates patient advocacy.”



Physical therapy students win award for best poster

Congratulations to Doctor of Public Health Class of ’21 students Halie Gordon, Carolynn Webb and Sarah Weir! The three received the Best Student Research Poster award from the Academy of Oncologic Physical Therapy at the American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting 2021. Their poster, “Treatment Effects on Satisfaction, Quality of Life and Function in Women with Breast Cancer-Related Lymphedema” was completed with Physical Therapy faculty members Betty Smoot and Jet Lee