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2016 AOTA Award Recipients

Award of Merit 
Thomas F. Fisher, PhD, OTR, FAOTA, CCM

Eleanor Clarke Slagle Lectureship Award
Roger O. Smith, PhD, OT, FAOTA, Resna Fellow

Award for Excellence in the Advancement of Occupational Therapy 
Nancy Stanford Blair, PhD

AOTA/AOTF Presidents’ Commendation
 
Mary Foto, OT, FAOTA, CCM

Roster of Fellows Award 

Elaine Craddy Adams, OTR/L
Marian Arbesman, PhD, OTR/L
Nancy Bagatell, PhD, OTR/L
Felecia Moore Banks, PhD, MEd, OTR/L
Dorothy Peterson Bethea, EdD, MPA, OTR/L
Hazel Breland, PhD, OTR/L
Susan M. Cahill, PhD, OTR/L 
Nancy Edwards Carson, PhD, OTR/L
Robert P. Cunningham, PhD, OT/L, ATP 
Jeanenne Dallas, MA, OTR/L
Diane Powers Dirette, PhD, OTL
Denise K. Donica, DHSc, OTR/L, BCP
Robert W. Gibson, PhD, MS, OTR/L
Ingrid M. Kanics, MOT, MIA, OTR/L
Mark Kovic, OTD, OTR/L
Christine Kroll, MS, OTR
Belkis Landa-Gonzalez, EdD, OTR/L
Yvette Carol (LeRoy) Hatchel, JD, MEd, OTR/L
Lauren Fowler Holahan, MS, OTR/L
Alexander Lopez, JD, OT/L
Lauro A. Munoz, OTR, MOT
Susan L. Murphy, ScD, OTR
Dawn M. Nilsen, EdD, OTR
Stephen J. Page, PhD, MS, MOT, OTR/L, FAHA, FACRM
Monica S. Perlmutter, OTD, OTR/L, SCLV 
Pollie Price, PhD, OTR/L
Emily Raphael-Greenfield, EdD, OTR/L 
Marla R. Robinson, MSc, OTR/L, BCPR
Sandra Schefkind, MS, OTR/L
Steven Taff, PhD, OTR/L
George S. Tomlin, PhD, OTR/L
Craig Velozo, PhD, OTR/L 
Amy Wagenfeld, PhD, OTR/L, SCEM, CAPS
C. Lind Wakeford, MS, OTR/L
Melissa Y. Winkle, OTR/L

Recognition of Achievement Award 
Sally E. Poole, OTD, OT/L, CHT
Patricia J. Precin, PhD, PsyaD, OTR/L, NCPsyA, LP, FAOTA
Pamela E. Toto, PhD, OTR/L, BCG, FAOTA

Health Advocate Award 

Alexander W. Dromerick, MD

Gary Kielhofner Emerging Leader 
Robert W. Walsh, MS, OTR/L

Outstanding Mentor Award 
Patricia Bowyer, EdD, MS, OTR, FAOTA

Outstanding Student Advocate Award
University of Texas El Paso Student Occupational Therapy Association

Cordelia Myers AJOT Best Article Award 
Anne V. Kirby, PhD, OTR/L
Lauren M. Little, PhD, OTR/L
Beth Schultz, MS, OTR/L
Grace T. Baranek, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA

Jeannette Bair Writer’s Award 
Carol Leslie, DipCOT, OT/L, CHT, CWC

Special Interest Sections Quarterly Writer’s Award 
Sarah Guariglia, MA, OTR/L
Stacy Smallfield, DrOT, MSOT, OTR/L, FAOTA

AOTA/AOTF Presidents’ Commendation 

Mary Foto, OT, FAOTA, CCM