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Demonstrating his tireless work ethic and great care for patients, Robert Dyer, PT, DPT, OCS, WCC of Cozad was recognized by the Nebraska Physical Therapy Association as the PT Clinical Excellence Award winner recently. 
Robert Dyer has been the director of the Physical Therapy Department for Cozad Community Hospital since 2005. He is one of only two physical therapists in the state of Nebraska that is Board certified in both Orthopaedic physical therapy and wound care.
“Robert has been an exceptional member of the NPTA, with service as the Central District Chair, executive committee, and most recently as the Chief Delegate.  Robert is and always has been very strategic in his thoughts and actions for moving the profession forward.  Not only has he served the chapter in a variety of capacities, he has been a clinical instructor for many students through the years.  His clinical expertise and passion for the profession has inspired many physical therapists,” expressed Julie Peterson. 
“I was lucky enough to spend my last clinical rotation as a student working with Robert in Cozad.  While providing a challenging educational experience, I never felt intimidated by him.  He’s always been quick to help students advance their education,” stated Jed Droge. “Robert was always quick to encourage my ideas and allow me to develop as a clinician without micromanagement.”  
Robert is a strong advocate of physical therapy and is quick to stand his place when the patient’s best interest is at risk.  Not only is Robert focused on helping others succeed in their career, he himself has also achieved board certification in orthopedics, certified in dry needling, and wound care certification. 
 Robert’s continued passion for the profession and pursuit of clinical excellence make him a deserving candidate for this award.