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Carolyn Ann Crutchfield

Carolyn Ann Crutchfield, American physical therapy educator. License physical therapist, Georgia. Recipient Certified of Merit award American Board Physical Therapy Specialties, 1990, Innovation in Teaching award Georgia State University, 1999, Spark award, 2002.

Background

Crutchfield, Carolyn Ann was born on April 2, 1942 in New Castle, Colorado, United States. Daughter of Leland Arnold and Josephine Kathyrn (Leppink) Crutchfield.

Education

Bachelor, Western State College, 1964. Certified physical therapy, Duke University, 1965. Master of Science in Anatomy, West Virginia University, 1970.

Doctor of Education, West Virginia University, 1976.

Career

Director, Rockingham Crippled Children's Center, Harrisonburg, Virginia, 1967-1968;staff therapist, Woodrow Wilson Rehabilitation Center, Fisherville, Virginia, 1966-1967;staff therapist, West Virginia U. Hospital, Morgantown, Virginia, 1968-1970;assistant professor, assistant director, Department Physical Therapy, West Virginia School Medicine, Morgantown, 1970-1975;associate professor, director, Department Physical Therapy, West Virginia School Medicine, Morgantown, 1975-1978;professor, acting chair, Department Physical Therapy, West Virginia School Medicine, Morgantown, 1978-1980;professor, director graduate studies, Department Physical Therapy, Georgia State University, Atlanta, since 1980. Chair American Board Physical Therapy Specialties, Alexandria, Virginia, 1978-1990. Secretary Society for Behavioral Kinesiology, 1977-1979.

Membership

Chair ushers North Decatur Presbyterian Church, Decatur, Georgia, 1990, co-treasurer, since 1991. Member American Physical Therapy Association (chair neurology section 1983-1985, treasurer 1989-1991, president West Virginia chapter 1978-1979, Baethke-Carlin Teaching award 1984, Lucy Blair Service award 1991, Catherine Worthingtham fellow 1996, Service to Neurology Section award 1999, Anniversary award 2002), Association Clinical Electrophysiology.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: poet, amateur archaeologist, model maker.