An Update from our Centennial Scholar, Camille Powell: October Edition

October 26, 2021 By Camille Powell

Hello APTAMA Community, 

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An Update from our Centennial Scholar, Camille Powell: September Edition

September 8, 2021 By Camille Powell

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An Update from our Centennial Scholar, Camille Powell: June Edition

June 10, 2021 By Camille Powell

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An Update from our Centennial Scholar, Camille Powell

January 27, 2021 By Camille Powell

Hello APTAMA Family,

My name is Camille Powell and I am the APTAMA Centennial Scholar, 

I have started my journey on my capstone project for 2021, which has the overarching goal to address and improve health literacy in the diverse, underserved, and low socioeconomic community of, more immediately, greater Boston, and eventually that of Massachusetts.
To achieve this goal I strongly believe that getting in contact with members of this community, and asking important questions about their concerning health conditions, their perception, and understanding of health and medicine will allow me to develop a community centered program. Ultimately, I want to get to know my audience.
Currently, I am reaching out to organizations that have made it their mission to support this population, with a strong focus on shelters. In the setting of COVD-19, it has become increasingly difficult to be able to meet anyone or to even get a response from some of these facilities.
I am reaching out to the members of APTA, knowing that you may have strong relations or contacts at facilities, where most of their clientele include the population of interest. I would love to extend my network to you and hopefully to your contacts, to allow digital or socially distanced conversations to help me gather the information that I am looking for
If you have any suggestions of facilities, in the Greater Boston area that I should be reaching out to, please share your recommendation or if you have a contact that would be interested in talking to me, I would love to have their information. 
Please contact me at
Thank You for taking the time to read this and I look forward to hearing from you. 
I also sat down with APTAMA Vice President, MK Murray, to talk a little bit more about me and my project. Feel free to watch below!
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Meet our Centennial Scholar, Camille Powell

October 30, 2020 By Camille Powell

Hello everyone, for all who don’t know me my name is Camille Powell, formerly known as Camille Richards. I have been awarded the opportunity to be the 2020 Centennial Scholar for APTAMA. With this, I will be embarking on a yearlong journey to progress my leadership skills and more importantly will be working closely with a mentor to address a need identified by APTAMA. 

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#APTAMAmovestogether While Apart on PT Day of Service in Support of Our Communities

October 4, 2020 By Brittany Loweree

One of my favorite parts of my job is having the opportunity to learn about individuals and understand the bigger picture of whatever they might be facing in that moment. As a PT, appreciating the multifactorial nature of a patient’s presentation is essential to providing the best care possible. This is something I try to always keep at the forefront of my mind with each individual interaction. While in the Emergency Department for a PT consult during a recent day at work, I was given the opportunity to work with a patient who highlighted the importance of this concept. Yes, they presented with acute impairments which impacted their function, and they benefited from skilled PT services to resume mobility safely. During our time together they also expressed dire need for a clean pair of socks, a warm meal, and a safe place to facilitate continued healing.

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Camille Richards, PT, DPT Selected as the APTAMA Centennial Scholar

September 9, 2020 By Eric Folmar

We are thrilled to announce Camille Richards, PT, DPT has been selected as the APTA Massachusetts 2020 Centennial Scholar.

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Presidents Blog - 2020 Updates

July 21, 2020 By Eric Folmar


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A Record Setting Conference! Here's what happened at APTA Massachusetts' 2019 Annual Conference

November 4, 2019 By APTA of MA

Just over a week ago, APTA Massachusetts hosted our Annual Conference at the Sheraton Four Points in Norwood, MA. With over 350 attendees, it was our highest attended conference to date and was a day packed with innovative topics, big reveals, and a ton of networking and fun.

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APTAMA Annual Conference: A treasure trove where students can explore, be inspired & feel connected to their profession

October 1, 2019 By Melissa Patrick, s/PT

The APTAMA Annual Conference is a time of connection and community. It is also the perfect opportunity for students to learn more about the many ways their professional organization can support and inspire them. This intimate local conference helps you expand your network and immerse in a world of possibilities. It also primes and prepares you as a student for other larger national conferences like the APTA Combined Sections Meeting (CSM).

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