Sean Bagby Receives National Award

Owensboro, KY, April 7, 2017– The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) recently released their annual honors and awards list and Sean Bagbey, PTA, MHA, ATC was named the national Outstanding Physical Therapist Assistant for 2017.  Bagbey is the Chief Operations Officer of Rehabilitation & Performance Institute, PSC (RPI), a physical therapy and healthcare services organization with offices in Owensboro and Hawesville, Kentucky; Mt. Vernon, Indiana and Albion, Illinois.  Sean also serves as an adjunct professor in the Physical Therapist Assistant program at the University of Evansville (UE).

Sean Bagbey
Sean Bagbey

It is thrilling to see Sean recognized so wonderfully for everything he has done for our profession.  He has been dedicated to both improving the service therapists provide to their patients and to ensuring that our healthcare system allows us to help our patients succeed.  Sean has worked tirelessly on both the local and national level, and we are extremely proud of his amazing accomplishment              

– Craig Phifer, President/CEO of RPI

Bagbey is a graduate of Physical Therapist Assistant and Athletic Trainer programs at the University of Evansville and the Master of Health Administration program at the University of Southern Indiana.  He currently resides in Newburgh and was born and raised in Evansville.  He works at RPI offices throughout the region and primarily focuses on the company’s workplace health initiatives.  The full list of national award recipients can be accessed at the following web address:

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