Jerome Perlinski Teacher of the Year

Barbara "Bobbi" Junod, AMTA 2018 Jerome Perlinski Teacher of the Year Recipient

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About the Award

Who Inspires You? This award honors the memory of Jerome Perlinski, an extraordinary educator and much loved leader.

Jerome Perlinski is remembered for his recognition of the gifts and talents of others and his ability to bring out their best. A consumer and advocate of massage therapy who was not a practitioner, Jerome held a doctorate in the history of ideas from St. Louis University.

He was a widely experienced teacher and lecturer whose committed work helped raise training standards, improve teaching methods and educate massage practitioners about the importance of ethical, professional behaviors. When colleagues remember Jerome, they use words like inspired, passionate, motivating, principled and exceptional.

"AMTA is an awesome organization. I can’t imagine any massage therapist not joining."

Karen T., AMTA member since 2002

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