SPTRS Professor Elected as Distinguished Practitioner and Fellow of NAP

Dr. Laura Lee Swisher, SPTRS Coordinator of Professional Education, Professor, and Assistant Dean for Interprofessional Education at USF Health, has been elected to Distinguished Fellowship in the National Academies of Practice (NAP) and the Physical Therapy Academy as a Distinguished Practitioner & Fellow. The fellowship recognizes Dr. Swisher as a leader in her profession who possesses the ability to help establish and lead the new academy in the future.

Induction will take place in April, 2015 during the NAP Annual Meeting & Forum in Alexandria, VA, where Dr. Swisher will receive the prized NAP medallion. The theme of the forum is “Engaging the Patient and Family in Patient-Centered Care: An Interprofessional Approach.”