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AACVPR Awards 

Each year, AACVPR recognizes the best, brightest and most innovative individuals in the cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation industry with the prestigious AACVPR Awards. Congratulations to all recipients! 


The L. Kent Smith Award of Excellence, Michael L. Pollock Established Investigator Award, and Thomas L. Petty Distinguished Pulmonary Scholar Award will be presented to recipients on Friday, September 20 during the 34th Annual Meeting Awards Showcase.


 

L. Kent Smith Award of Excellence


AACVPR presents its most prestigious award to an individual whose significant and unique professional contributions have had a major impact on the delivery of cardiovascular and/or pulmonary rehabilitation.

Gerene S. Bauldoff, PhD, RN, MAACVPR


 








Michael L. Pollock Established Investigator 

AACVPR presents this award to an individual who has made significant research contributions to the field of cardiopulmonary rehabilitation

Mary A. Whooley, MD, FACP, FAHA, FACC









Thomas L. Petty Distinguished Pulmonary Scholar

AACVPR presents this award to an individual who has made outstanding clinical contributions to the field of pulmonary rehabilitation

 

Martjin A. Spruit, PhD, PT



Session: Pulmonary Rehabilitation Is Like a Swiss Army Knife














Presidential Recognition Award Recipients


The Presidential Recognition Award is an opportunity for the outgoing AACVPR President to formally recognize and thank individuals and organizations who have made significant contributions to the president’s term and the association as a whole.

 

Steven J. Keteyian, PhD, FAACVPR



 

Million Hearts



 

 











Distinguished Service Award Winners


The Distinguished Service Award is presented to individual(s) whose leadership, ideas, and committee work have significantly benefited AACVPR as an organization.


Tamara Garwick, MA, ACSM, RCEP, CES, FAACVPR 





 










Susi Mathis, MS, RCEP, CES, RN, CCRP, FAACVPR

 

















Outstanding Affiliate Award


This award recognizes an affiliate that supports and encourages the mission and goals of AACVPR through member activities, educational opportunities and professional development

 

Wisconsin Society for Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Health & Rehabilitation (WISCPHR)



 









Dr. Linda K. Hall Innovation Award


The purpose of the Innovation Award is to acknowledge those programs that have enhanced their delivery of care for a patient population in a unique and creative way.

 

To be announced