R. Scott Ward, co-director of the University of Utah Division of Physical Therapy, has been named Utah's physical therapist of the year.

The honor came from the Utah Chapter, American Physical Therapy Association, which presented the award during its recent annual meeting in Park City. Besides teaching in the College of Health, Ward is a staff physical therapist in the burn center at the University Hospital.Ward also works as staff therapist at the Mountain States Hemophilia Center in the University Health Sciences Center.