Gaithersburg native Jeff Faulring received the Adams Fellow Award from the Department of Physical Therapy at MGH Institute of Health Professions in Boston.
Faulring, who graduated in May with a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the health sciences graduate school, received the award for his work as chair of the school’s Physical Therapy Club, where he organized his fellow students to raise money and participate in service visits for local and national non-profit organizations.
Institute of Health Professions in Boston is an innovative and
interprofessional graduate school with post-baccalaureate, entry-level,
post-professional, and PhD programs in nursing, occupational
assistant studies, and speech-language
pathology, as well as health
professions education and rehabilitation
sciences. An affiliate of Partners HealthCare System, the MGH Institute offers its more than 1,300
students unparalleled opportunities to learn and work alongside expert
practitioners in a variety of hospital, clinical, community, and educational
settings. The school, which has graduated more than 5,400 students since its
1977 founding, is fully accredited by the New England Association of Schools
and Colleges (NEASC). Several programs are highly ranked by U.S. News & World Report, and
the school has been included for the past several years as a Great College to
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