Schramm Receives Outstanding PT Award
One of Hattiesburg Clinic’s physical therapists has been recognized by the Mississippi Chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association for outstanding work and dedication in her profession.
Kim Schramm, PT, DPT, ATC, CLT, received the Ben Piazza Outstanding Physical Therapist Award during the Mississippi Physical Therapy Association’s (MPTA) September meeting in Gulfport. One physical therapist each year from the state is selected to receive the award. According to MPTA’s website, the award recognizes an individual who has made significant contributions to the profession of physical therapy through clinical practice, clinical teaching or academic teaching.”
The recipient must also be an active participant in chapter activities and has been a member of the MPTA for at least four years. The recipient must also have shared professional knowledge through the media or community activities and has demonstrated deep responsibility and allegiance to the patients entrusted in their care.
“We are very proud of Kim for receiving this prestigious award. She has dedicated her life to the profession of physical therapy and to her patients,” said Mike Williamson, PT, DPT, ATC, administrative director of Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation. “Kim has excelled in clinical practice, the MPTA, and with her work with PT and PTA students. No one is more deserving of this award.”
Schramm is a physical therapist at Bellevue Physical Therapy, where she provides customized treatment programs for patients to promote optimum health and function.