EIM CEO Named 2016 Recipient of APTA Marian Williams Award for Research in Physical Therapy

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Dr. John Childs will receive award for his research in the physical therapy field and his contributions to the American Physical Therapy Association

Evidence In Motion (EIM) is proud to announce that Dr. John Childs, PT, PhD, MBA, OCS, FAPTA, has been selected by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) as this year’s recipient of the Marian Williams Award for Research in Physical Therapy.

The Marian Williams Award for Research in Physical Therapy is awarded annually to a member of the APTA who has outstanding basic clinical and/or educational research that pertains to physical therapy and makes a meaningful contribution to the scientific basis of physical therapy, has published scientific studies with sufficient frequency in appropriate scientific and/or professional publications, has presented his/her scientific studies orally with sufficient frequency to the appropriate audiences, and has demonstrated continuity of professional commitment to physical therapy.

Dr. Childs will receive the award for his work in educating members of the healthcare industry through EIM, where he serves as the CEO. EIM is part of Confluent Health, which operates over 75 outpatient physical therapy centers and also includes Fit For Work and International Spine and Pain Institute.

“I am honored and grateful to have been chosen by the APTA to receive the Marian Williams Award for Research,” said Childs. “It has always been a goal of mine to contribute in any way I can to better the physical therapy field and I am committed to continuing to work toward that goal throughout the course of my career.”

Dr. Childs and the other winners will be honored at a ceremony and reception at the NEXT 2016 Conference and Exposition in Nashville, Tennessee on June 9 from 5:30 to 6:30 PM. For more information on the award, please visit the APTA website.

About Evidence In Motion (EIM):
Evidence In Motion (EIM) is an education and consultation company that exists to elevate the role of physical and occupational therapists in health care delivery by providing premiere entry-level and post-professional education programs for rehabilitation professionals. They emphasize flexible educational offerings that feature the perfect blend of online and hands-on training from world-renowned educators with extensive experience in teaching, research, and business. EIM offers Continuing Education, Residency (Orthopaedic, Sports, and Neurologic), Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy Fellowship, Postprofessional Doctorate in Physical and Occupational Therapy and Certificate training programs (Manual PT, Sports PT, Pain Specialist, Geriatric, Industrial Health, Pelvic Health, Balance and Falls, Concussion Management, Hand, Cardiac, Stroke and Pediatric and Executive Program in Private Practice Management). For more information, please visit EvidenceInMotion.com. You can also find EIM on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Twitter, @EIMTeam.

About Confluent Health:
Confluent Health is a Louisville, Kentucky-based private equity holding company focused on creating a healthcare system that recognizes physical and occupational therapy providers as the Best First Choice for preventing and managing musculoskeletal and movement disorders. Confluent Health offers the following management services: evidence-based practice, patient loyalty, regulatory assurance, marketing and branding, clinic operations, hiring and retention, strategy, accounting and finance, and customer service to Texas Physical Therapy Specialists (TexPTS), Evidence In Motion (EIM), BreakThrough Physical Therapy (BTPT), ProRehab-PC, ProRehab Louisville, Physical Therapy Central (PT Central) and Fit For Work. Together, these companies share a common ownership team and are committed to developing a learning, purpose, and coaching culture.
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