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Dr. Michael Mueller Honored with the 2013 John H.P. Maley Award


Dr. Michael Mueller, Professor and Director of Research in Physical Therapy at Washington University in St. Louis, was the 2013 recipient of the John H.P. Maley Award for Outstanding Contributions to Leadership in Research. This is the highest honor given by the Section on Research. Dr. Mueller will receive the award at the 2013 Combined Sections Meeting in San Diego.
This award recognizes outstanding leadership in research over a sustained period of time. Dr. Mueller has been an active researcher since receiving his PhD in 1992 and is best known for his work on the Physical Stress Theory, which has broad applications to physical therapy, and his research related to diabetes and peripheral neuropathy. Dr. Mueller is one of the profession’s most prolific researchers, having published over 85 peer reviewed articles. In addition, he has received millions of dollars in federal grant money to support his research and trained a number of successful scientists in our field.

Dr. Mueller has been a tireless supporter of physical therapy research and currently serves on the Board of Trustees for the Foundation for Physical Therapy. During this time, he has contributed to and promoted the science of rehabilitation on a national and international stage. Dr. Mueller has set the standard for excellence in research and is certainly a role model for the next generation of physical therapy scholars.

posted 12.17.12
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