Bette Ann Harris '83 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient
2018: Rebecca Stephenson, PT, DPT ’06, MS ’05, WCS, CLT, Receives Highest Alumni Award
(l-r) President Milone-Nuzzo, Rebecca Stephenson, and BA Harris
Rebecca Stephenson, PT, DPT ’06, MS ’05, WCS, CLT, received the Bette Ann Harris Distinguished Alumni Award. A member of the rehabilitation and clinical leadership team at Newton-Wellesley Hospital as a clinical physical therapy specialist, Dr. Stephenson has played a major role in improving the treatment of women with severe back and pelvic pain during the early stages of their pregnancy, and founded the non-profit Global Women’s Health Initiative to promote women’s health both domestically and internationally through physical therapy.
The Distinguished Alumni Award is given to an alumnus who graduated ten or more years ago, and who has demonstrated exceptional leadership, achievement, and service in advancing health care.