Professor’s article chosen as most influential work published in 2018

Associate Professor Victoria Moerchen, PhD, PT, Department of Kinesiology, Integrative Health Care & Performance Unit, recently received the Stanford Award from the Academy of Physical Therapy Education (APTA). Her article, “Purposeful Recruitment Strategies to Increase Diversity in Physical Therapist Education,” was chosen by the editorial board of Journal of Physical Therapy Education as the most influential work published in the journal for 2018.

The award highlights the important work Moerchen does at UWM with the federally funded Maternal and Child Health Pipeline Training Program for minority students and her efforts on the APTA diversity task force.