Dr. Tepper received the award from APTA, Academy of Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Physical Therapy for his outstanding and enduring contributions to the PT profession. Learn more.
We are proud to announce the APTA, Academy of Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Physical Therapy has awarded the 2022 Linda Crane Memorial Award to Dr. Steve Tepper, PT, PhD, FAPTA on February 3, 2022 during APTA CSM. This award is given to acknowledge an individual who has made outstanding and enduring contributions to the PT profession as exemplified in the career of Dr. Linda Crane, a dedicated member of the profession of physical therapy since 1970, and was someone who helped to create a significant part of the Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Section’s history.
Dr. Tepper presented Heart Strings: Stories of Love, Appreciation and Cycles during the Linda Crane Memorial Lecture Award. Dr. Tepper’s lecture focused on his life and times, from microscopic to macroscopic to 30,000-foot view. From the heart to the functional components of cardiomyocytes, an exploration of life’s cycles, turns, events were covered, and connections were made. With 42 years of academic experience, trials, tribulations, and expediences of a lifetime, Dr. Tepper shared may memorable moments and looked into the future of what physical therapy education could be.