2016 Alumni Wall of Fame honorees

The University of Delaware has a veritable sea of talented alumni that swells with each passing graduation, a group it aspires to honor in a meaningful way. Since its inception in 1984, UD’s Alumni Wall of Fame ceremony has accomplished exactly that, recognizing distinguished Blue Hens all across the globe.

Tara J. Manal, a 1991 graduate who also receive a master’s degree in 1993, is the director of clinical services and residency training and associate professor in the Department of Physical Therapy at the University of Delaware. UD’s graduate physical therapy program has been ranked No. 1 in the nation in the 2017 edition of U.S. News and World Report’sBest Graduate Schools. She has published 15 monographs and chapters, 22 peer and non-peer reviewed articles, and has presented at numerous national and international conferences and meetings.

About the UD Alumni Association (UDAA)

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