1960's

  • Scholastic Award: Dean's List, Trenton State College, Trenton, N.J.,1967-1969
  • Scholastic Award: Emmons-Engler Memorial Book Study Award, Trenton State College, Trenton, N.J., 1969
  • Scholastic Award: Graduate Study Award, Trenton State College, Trenton, N.J., 1969

1970's

  • Achievement Award: Meritorious Mast Achievement Devotion Award, U.S. Marine Corps, 1970
  • Scholastic Award: National Merit Scholarship Key Award, National Chapter, Phi Epsilon Kappa, 1971
  • Scholastic Award: Graduated with High Honors in M.Ed. Program, Trenton State College, Trenton, N.J., 1972
  • Scholastic Award: Scholarship, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, 1974-1975
  • Co-Founder and Co-Editor, Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy, 1979
  • The Scientific Research Society, Sigma XI, University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse, LaCrosse, WI., 1979-2003

1980's

  • Recognition Award: Professional Recognition Award, Sports Physical Therapy Section-APTA, 1980
  • Recognition Award: Cramer Athletic Training Award, Cramer Products, 1981
  • Recognition Award: Professional Recognition Award for Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy, Sports Physical Therapy Section-APTA, 1983
  • Gratitude Award: Professional Recognition Award for Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy, Orthopaedic Section-APTA, 1983
  • Recognition Award: Contributions to Onalaska Area Athletes, Onalaska, WI, April 1988.
  • Recognition Award: Inducted as honorary member of the Onalaska High School National Honor Society for Contributions to Onalaska High School Athletics, Onalaska High School, Onalaska, WI, May 1988.
  • Recognition Award: Orthopaedic Specialty Council, Orthopaedic Section-APTA, Contributions to Development of Orthopaedic Board Specialization, APTA, Washington, D.C., Feb. 1989.
  • Distinguished Service Award: For serving as the Co-Founder and Co-Editor of JOSPT, 1989
  • Recognition Award: Contributions to Onalaska High School Basketball Team, Onalaska High School, Onalaska, WI, April, 1989.

1990's

  • Teaching Award: University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, LaCrosse, WI., Outstanding Teacher Award, 1991-92
  • Achievement Award: Elected Sports Physical Therapy Section - APTA, President, 1992-1995
  • Board Certification: Board Certified in Sports Physical Therapy, ABPTS, 1993
  • Teaching Award: University of Wisconsin Regents Teaching Excellence Awards Nominee, Nominated by all the Deans - UW-La Crosse, LaCrosse, WI., 1993-94
  • United States Olympic Committee-National Rehabilitation Network, Task Force Member, 1994-present
  • Teaching Award: Dorothy E. Baethke - Eleanor J. Carlin Award for Excellence in Academic Teaching, American Physical Therapy Association National Award, June, 1994
  • Keynote Speaker: Pinky Newell Memorial Lecture, Great Lakes Athletic Trainers Association Meeting, Fort Wayne, IN, March, 1995
  • Convocation Speaker: College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, Physical Therapy Department, May, 1995
  • Achievement Award: Re-Elected Sports Physical Therapy Section - APTA, President, 1995-1998
  • Recognition Award: NATA 25 Year Membership Award, NATA Award ' s Ceremony, 1998
  • Keynote Speaker: Pinky Newell Memorial Lecture, Great Lakes Athletic Trainers Association Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, 1999
  • Achievement Award: Peyton Award from Sports Physical Therapy Section-APTA. This is the highest award to honor SPTS members. APTA-CSM, Seattle, WA, February, 1999
  • Keynote Speaker: Louisiana Sports Medicine Society Meeting, New Orleans, Dec, 1999
  • Nominated for Wisconsin Physical Therapy Association Hall of Fame Award, 1999
  • Nominated for William G. Clancy, Jr, MD Medal for Distinguished Athletic Training Research, National Athletic Trainers Association, 1999

2000's

  • Distinguished Service Award: Distinguished Community Service Award (Volunteer Pro Bono Services) for 25 years of volunteer community service contributions to coulee region athletics presented by the Coulee Region Officials Association, 2000
  • Recognition Award: Gundersen Lutheran Sports Medicine was credentialed as the first public Sports Physical Therapy Residency Program in the USA (March, 2001). Since the inception of the program in 1996, I have served as the Director-Clinical & Research Services, 1996-2004
  • Outstanding Educator Award: First Great Lakes Athletic Trainers Association Outstanding Educator's Award in 2002.
  • Distinguished Service Award: Accepted the First Sports Physical Therapy Section-APTA President's Award on behalf of Carol J. Davies posthumously. This award is given to someone who is not a physical therapist but has made significant contributions to the profession for many years by different methods of support. As the award described, Carol was very deserving of this prestigious honor. This award was presented at the APTA-Combined Sections Meeting at the Sports Physical Therapy Section's Awards Ceremonies, Boston, MA., February 23, 2002
  • Professor Emeritus: University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse, LaCrosse, WI.,(1975-2003) Professor Emeritus Status-2003
  • State of Wisconsin Certificate of Commendation honoring George J. Davies in recognition for 28 years of Distinguished Service and Dedication to the State of Wisconsin, 2003
  • Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System Certificate for Meritorious Service and Recognition for 28 years of Dedicated Services to the University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse, LaCrosse, WI., 2003
  • Board Re-Certification: Board Re-Certified in Sports Physical Therapy, ABPTS, 2004
  • Extraordinary Lifetime Achievement Award: Prestigious international award - "George J. Davies - James A. Gould Excellence in Clinical Inquiry Award". This award is named after George and Jim to recognize their influential role in the creation of JOSPT 25 years ago as well as their vision and dedication as the original Co-Editors of JOSPT. This award will be given once per year to the best clinical inquiry award in JOSPT, 2004
  • Excellence in Research and Scholarship, AASU: Winter, 2005 Publication
  • Fellow-American Physical Therapy Association (FAPTA). This award was created by the APTA "to recognize those persons whose work has resulted in lasting and significant advances in the science, education, and practice of the profession of physical therapy. In order to be nominated and receive this prestigious honor, each nominee must, according to APTA bylaws, be someone whose contributions to the profession through leadership, influence, and achievements demonstrate frequent and sustained efforts to advance the profession for a period of not less than 15 years preceding the nomination for election", 2005
  • Hall of Fame Award. Sports Physical Therapy Section-APTA, 2006
  • Alpha Eta Society. Allied Health Professions National Honor Society, AASU Chapter, 2007
  • NATA Presidents Challenge Award for outstanding contributions to Sports Medicine, NATA, 2007. The NATA has established this annual award for outstanding contributions that directly impact athletics and athletic training, have a national impact or are of major and lasting importance
  • Honorary Faculty Member of the Academy of Health Sciences and the Center for Graduate Military Healthcare Education, The US Army-Baylor University Doctoral Program in Physical Therapy, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, 2007
  • Invited Keynote Lecturer: Mary E. Switzer Lecturer (Speaker is selected who has contributed significantly to health care in this nation and in other parts of the world) Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions, Baltimore, MD.,October 31, 2008
  • NATA Most Distinguished Athletic Trainer Award. NATA, San Antonio, TX, June, 2009

                          • 2010's
  • The Alumni Award for Distinguished Faculty Service to the Academic Discipline at Armstrong Atlantic State University, Savannah, GA., April, 2012
  • Distinguished Alumnus Award, Columbia University, Program in Physical Therapy, New York, May, 2012.
  • Sports Physical Therapy Section's award for Lifetime Excellence in Education Award, January, 2013
  • George was also honored as the first non-Orthopaedic Surgeon to be elected into the AOSSM – Hall of Fame, That is the highest honor offered by the Society, July, 2013.
  • H. Dean Propst Award, Recognized for outstanding in teaching, advisement, counseling, and the encouragement and support of students involvement in academic and co-curricular activities, May, 2014
  • First Invited Speaker - Distinguished Lecture Series – University of Rhode Island, Kingston, R.I. September, 2014