Professor Jan Cabri honored by Portuguese Order of Physiotherapists


Saturday 30 September 2023, Prof. Jan Cabri was one of the central guests during the honoring ceremony of the Portuguese Order of Physiotherapists. He was rewarded for his work which resulted in the academization of physiotherapy education in Portugal. Through his endeavors, he was the first to offer physiotherapists the possibility to get a university education, leading to a doctorate (PhD) and research lines in this field of work.

The document received states:

“On the occasion of the 4th anniversary of the Order of Physiotherapists, the board of directors decided to recognize the merit of Jan Cabri in the development and affirmation of Physiotherapy as an autonomous scientific discipline in Portugal, namely for having released the creation of the first doctoral line with the mention of Physiotherapy at the Faculty of Human Kinetics of the Technical University of Lisbon.”