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Terms of Reference for IFOMPT Awards

Congratulations to the recipients of the 2016 IFOMPT Awards as follows:

Geoff Maitland Memorial Award - Brian Mulligan

David Lamb Memorial Award - Joshua Cleland for his article entitled "Manual Physical Therapy and Exercise Versus
Supervised Home Exercise in the Management of Patients With Inversion Ankle Sprain: A Multicenter
Randomized Clinical Trial" that appeared in the Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy, Volume 43, Number
7, July 2013.
Capture J Cleland
IFOMPT Awards Summary
Date Name Place Award
March 2004 Dr Michele Sterling Cape Town David Lamb Memorial Award
June 2008 Helen Slater Rotterdam David Lamb Memorial Award
October 2012 Dr Jan Pool Quebec David Lamb Memorial Award
October 2012 Robert Elvey Quebec Geoff Maitland Memorial Award
July 2016 Dr Joshua Cleland Glasgow David Lamb Memorial Award
July 2016 Brian Mulligan Glasgow Geoff Maitland Memorial Award
Awarded as per the Terms of Reference for IFOMPT Research award.
Date Name Place Award
Sept. 1988 Freddy Kaltenborn United Kingdom Consultant
Sept. 1988 David Lamb United Kingdom Consultant
Sept. 1988 Geoffrey Maitland United Kingdom Consultant
April 1996 Ian Searle Lillehammer Life Membership
Nov. 2000 Robert Elvey Perth Life Membership
Nov. 2000 StanleyParis Perth Life Membership
March 2004 Gwendolyn Jull Cape Town Honorary Membership
June 2008 Freddy Kaltenborn Rotterdam Life Membership
 (c)           Special Member

 Special memberships may be conferred by the Executive Committee, or Voting Delegates at a General Meeting, upon persons who have rendered valuable service to Orthopaedic Manipulative Therapy.  Nominations for Honorary Memberships may be submitted by any Member Organisation to the Executive Committee for their recommendation to a General Meeting.  Election shall require the assent of at least two‑thirds (2/3) of the voting delegates at a General Meeting.
                The following categories of Special Memberships are available:
                                (i)            Life Membership

May be granted to physical therapists (current or past members) who have provided outstanding long term service to the Federation and orthopaedic manipulative therapy and who have reached or are approaching normal retirement. 

                                (ii)           Honorary Membership
May be granted  to individuals who have enhanced the Federation or have  rendered valuable service to orthopaedic physical therapy through unique or long term service or have merited special recognition for their work in a parallel field.
                                 (iii)        Patron

May be granted to those individuals and organisations who have made a significant financial contribution to the Federation.
                                (iv)          Advisor
May be granted to those individuals outside the Federation whose expert or professional services have been a significant contribution to the Federation.
                                (v)           Consultant

May be granted to those individuals within the Federation who may be solicited to assist with a special task or project because of their knowledge, expertise and experience.
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