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Joseph Rubertone Receives the 2011 CNHP Teaching Excellence Award

Philadelphia, PA, June 8, 2011

Joseph Rubertone, PhD, MPT, Clinical Associate Professor in Health Sciences received the CNHP Teaching Excellence Award for 2011, presented by Dean Gloria Donnelly and Provost Mark Greenberg at the Faculty Recognition Award Dinner on Wednesday, June 1st.

Rubertone holds a PhD in Anatomy and a Masters of Physical Therapy and post-doctoral work in neuroscience which took place at the NASA Ames Biomedical Research Center.  He currently serves as Chairman of the College of Nursing and Health Professions Master Teachers’ Guild, a group of master teachers available to all faculty in the College for peer review and guidance.  He is also two time recipient of the Christian R. and Mary F. Lindback Foundation Award for Distinguished Teaching.

Rubertone is a teacher’s teacher – accessible to students and faculty colleagues, knowledgeable and passionate about his subject matter, respectful, fair and always accommodating.  Students consistently describe Rubertone as an “excellent educator” and a “great professor, who is knowledgeable, patient and willing to spend extra time with students for reviews after class to make certain we understood the material.”  In short, and to quote a graduate student in the College, “All teachers should be as great as Dr. Rubertone.”