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Bri DeWitt Receives 2022 APTA Emerging Leader Award

In his letter to APTA nominating Bri DeWitt for this year’s Emerging Leader Award, APTA Hawaii President Nick Bronowski talked about Bri’s contributions as chair of our Education Committee and her leadership as part of APTA’s Academy of Pelvic Health, as well as her community leadership as a PT specializing in pelvic health and oncology…

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Hawaii Member Becomes a FAPTA – and a General

Hawaii Chapter member Deydre S. Teyhen, PT, DPT, PhD, FAPTA, has had an eventful year, although she is no stranger to living an eventful life. In May, she learned she would receive the APTA Catherine Worthingham Fellow award. And last fall, she learned she would be the first physical therapist to become a US Army…

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Doug White Receives Lucy Blair Award Recognition at Kennedy Center Ceremony

Originally Published in APTA Hawaii’s e-Newsletter – October 2021 edition Posted on October 6, 2021 by Chapter Staff A recent transplant from Massachusetts, APTA Hawaii member Doug White, PT, DPT, Registered in Musculoskeletal sonography (RMSK), received the APTA Lucy Blair Service Award in 2020 – and received in-person recognition at the 2021 APTA Awards Ceremony…

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eviCore to Post Tier Results on November 1

On November 1, 2021, eviCore will post clinician physical therapy utilization management tier review results for the six-month period beginning Jan. 1, 2022 in your practitioner performance summary (PPS) dashboard. To adopt a more environmentally friendly notification process, eviCore will no longer mail tiering letters. As a reminder, eviCore provides 60-day notice of tier changes…

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Reflections on a Golden Week

Centennial Celebration Weekend Events – Roll call. September 10-14, 2021. Omni Shoreham Hotel – Washington, D.C.      Yes, Hawaii was there. APTA Centennial Center Open House              Yes, Hawaii was there. APTA Presidents Forum                               …

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PTA Vote, Anti-Racism, and Ethical Concerns Top House of Delegates Actions

A couple of months ago I had no idea I would be filling in as Chief Delegate for Hawaii to the 2021 House of Delegates (HOD). I planned on being in Washington, DC for the Centennial and awards festivities. Since the HOD was the same weekend, I offered to help. When Jeremy Angaran was unable…

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First-Time Delegate Gains Perspective on Clinician Challenges

I am writing today to share more about what I gained than the actual events that took place during APTA’s Centennial Celebration and House of Delegates (HOD) 2021. As a new member to APTA Hawaii Chapter and first-time active participant in APTA since graduating PT school in 2012, I was honored to have the mentorship…

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Gregg Pacilio Brings Lifetime of Practice to Treating Surfers

Posted on August 4, 2021 by Chapter Staff Originally Published in APTA Hawaii’s Monthly e-Newsletter – August 2021 He was a championship surfer in high school and he continues to look impressive on a variety of boards. Past APTA Hawaii President Gregg Pacilio’s practical expertise shows in the July issue of APTA Magazine’s cover story,…

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Marilyn Miller Receives APTA Volunteer Service Award

Posted on July 7, 2021 by Chapter Staff Originally Published in APTA Hawaii’s Monthly e-Newsletter – July 2021 Marilyn Miller, PT, PhD, GCS, received a 2021 APTA Lucy Blair Service Award. Since joining the APTA in 1970, Marilyn has been active in numerous state chapters and sections, including 20 years as a HAPTA (now APTA…

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Letter of Aloha from APTA Hawaii’s New President Nick Bronowski

Posted on January 6, 2021 by Chapter Staff Originally Published in APTA Hawaii’s Monthly e-Newsletter – January 2021 Aloha, For those of you who don’t know me, my name is Nick Bronowski and I am the new president of APTA Hawaii. I am a practicing physical therapist, outpatient orthopedic clinic director, board certified orthopedic clinical…

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