Physical Therapy Faculty Member to Receive Alumni Merit AwardEvent Details: September 24, Allied Health Professions Building, 3437 Caroline Mall, St. Louis, MO, 63104-1111
The Doisy College of Health Sciences Lunch and Alumni Merit Award presentation will be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, in the multipurpose room of the Allied Health Building.
|Cheryl L. Cavallo|
The 2011 recipient, Cheryl L. Cavallo PT, Ph.D. ('68,'88,'00), will be honored at the luncheon.
Cavallo has served as a faculty member in the Program in Physical Therapy at Saint Louis University for over 30 years. She has been active on numerous departmental, College, and University-wide committees, dealing with student affairs, student mentoring, academic integrity, teaching excellence, student conduct, and transition issues for new students.
Recognized for excellence in teaching, she received the Nancy M. Ring Award in 1994 and the "Woman of the Year" Award in 2011 from Saint Louis University. Cavallo retired in June 2011.
Outside of the classroom, Cavallo has organized mission trips to El Salvador and Haiti. She is very involved in raising disability awareness and has recruited volunteers for the National Wheel Chair Games.
In 2008, Cavallo was awarded the Helen Holzum Whealen Service Award in recognition of those who have made significant contributions to the Eastern District of the Missouri Physical Therapy Association.
Please join us for lunch as we celebrate Dr. Cavallo's outstanding dedication to her students and commitment to serving others in the community. The cost is $10 per person.
Register online at alumni.slu.edu/homecoming11.