The ALS Hope Foundation and the MDA/ALS Center of Hope at Temple University are proud to announce that Sara Feldman PT, DPT, ATP has been awarded the Allied Health Professional Award 2018 by the International Alliance of ALS/MND Associations. This newly inaugurated award is to recognize an individual committed to providing exceptional care to people with ALS/MND, celebrate the sharing of expertise and exploration of new ideas for improving patient care, and recognize significant contribution to the advancement of ALS/MND clinical management.
“Sara Feldman is a consummate allied health care professional focused on using and sharing her skills and knowledge to help people with ALS/MND to regain, retain and extend their independence and quality of life. Her passion and enthusiasm for assistive technology and its impact on independence is infectious, and her willingness to share her skills, knowledge and experience demonstrates her commitment to people living with ALS/MND and the allied health professionals working with them.
Sara champions the benefits of the multidisciplinary team and all of its members for people living with ALS/MND, and is a worthy recipient of the Allied Health Professional Award”.
Sara is a regular and respected platform and poster presenter on physical therapy, assistive technology and research coordination at local, national and international forums. She is an active and leading participant in the multidisciplinary team at the MDA/ALS Center of Hope and has been the co-chair of the NEALS Physical Therapy Committee. Her membership of the Programme Committee of the International Alliance Allied Professionals Forum, and its current co-chair, has clearly demonstrated her contribution to the allied health professionals’ impact on people living with ALS/MND and the health professionals working with them. She is recognized by her peers as a leader and facilitator, bringing people together in collaborative projects that highlight the impact of allied health professionals and addressing the needs of people with ALS/MND.