2014-2015 Kingston Recipient
Joan Darbee, PT, Ph.D.
Division of Physical Therapy
Joan Darbee, PT, PhD, a senior lecturer in the University of Kentucky College of Health Sciences Division of Physical Therapy, was named the 2015 recipient of the college’s Kingston Award for Excellence in Teaching.
The Kingston Award was established in recognition of Richard “Dick” Kingston’s creativity and innovation in education. This award initially (1984) “was instituted as a means for the College to recognize, reward and encourage innovation in the classroom, laboratory and clinic.”
In 1991 the focus of the Kingston Award was broadened to also recognize outstanding contributions and/or long term consistent excellence in teaching.
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