Gawad Inoturan


PPTA 2010 National Convetion, Traders Hotel, Pasay City
04 December 2010

Fawziah P. Mama
Assoc. Prof. Jocelyn F. Agcaoili, MSPT, MHPEd, PTRP

Natatanging Physical Therapist

Hon. Bernadette M. Reyes, MHA, PTRP, RPT
Lingkod PPTA

Kristofferson G. Mendoza, PTRP
Natatanging Kasapi ng PPTA

Advance Physical Therapy Clinical Training Program
(Section of Physical Therapy, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Philippine General Hospital)
Implementation of FUNfitness by Physical Therapists in the Philippines
Natatanging Simulain sa Physical Therapy



PPTA 2007 National Convention, CME Auditorium, University of Santo Tomas
08 December 2007

Michael D. Velilla, RPT, PTRP
Outstanding Professional in the Field of Community Service

Manuel Ted F. Aurelio, MSPT, MAEd, PTRP
Outstanding Professional in the Field of Institutional Administration

  • During the award ceremonies, the Gawad PPTA was changed into Gawad Inoturan, to honor the late Mr. Jose I. Inoturan, founding President of the PPTA.



PPTA Ruby Celebration, Asian Institute of Management
December 2004

Policarpia M. Magpili, MPH, PTRP
PPTA Service Award

KAAKBAY, Inc. (Davao-based)
PT Initiative Award

Lucia M. Magallona, MPH, PTRP
PT Community Service Award

Outstanding Professional in the Field of:

Catherine M. Capio, MScErg, PTRP

Maria Eliza SD Ruiz, MPhysio, PTRP
Classroom Teaching

Esmerita R. Rotor, MAEd, PTRP
Clinical Education

Maria Elizabeth M. Grageda, MHPEd, PTRP
Clinical Administration

Mary Grace V. Tapar, MHPEd, PTRP
Educational Administration

Outstanding Professional in the Specialty:

Esmerita R. Rotor, MAEd, PTRP

Marvin G. Ventura, PTRP

What is the Gawad Inoturan?

The Gawad Inoturan is to recognize members of the Philippine Physical Therapy Association who have made or continues to make a significant contribution to the growth of the physical therapy profession through excellent and proficient practice; those who willingly volunteer their time, effort and exceptional ideas to the professional organization; to those who initiate activities and actions that promote the physical therapy profession.

There are three awards given through Gawad Inoturan:

  1. Natatanging Pisikal Terapist/Distinguished Physical Therapist Award (Excellence in physical therapy practice) — This award recognizes a physical therapist who has contributed significantly to the growth of physical therapy practice in the Philippines. The awardee is well-known and respected as a physical therapist. He/She exhibits exceptional skills as a therapist and has made remarkable achievements relevant to PT.
  2. Lingkod PPTA / PPTA Service Award — This award recognizes a physical therapist who has rendered meritorious deeds to the Association directly or to any of its duly recognized committee or through any special projects of the Association since its inception. The awardee must have demonstrated, through concrete activities and outputs, oneness with the mission and vision of the Association.
  3. Natatanging Simulain sa PT / PT Initiative Award — Recognizes an outstanding project or endeavor that significantly contributes to the growth of physical therapy practice in the Philippines. The initiative efforts given for this project is meant to improve PT practice. This project may be towards delivery of service to the community, improvement of expertise and competence of PT practitioners.

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