Tito Ogunsola (Class of 2011) wrote a column titled "Posture Techniques to Prevent Health Problems" that has been accepted for publication in the Scranton Times by Dr. Paul MacKarey! For this column she will receive a $500 award that will be used toward a physical therapy conference of her choice! Congratulations Tito!
Physical Therapy News
Last week, Temple entry-level DPT students welcomed 7 members of the Back on My Feet organization. This organization empowers homeless individuals to regain control over their lives using running. The Temple DPT students performed screenings and offered advice to the participants as they prepare for upcoming events.
National Student Conclave came to Cherry Hill, NJ at the end of October and several Temple students attended the wonderful event! Here is a picture of some of the Temple DPT student attendees!
The Matt Williams Luncheon was held on October 27th on Temple's Health Campus. Recipients of the Matt Williams Scholarships were awarded to three second year students: Courtney Smith, Tim Yun and Adam Ruff. Congratulations to each of the recipients whom were selected by there classmates for their love of anatomy, service to the profession and willingness to help others.
The Doctor of Physical Therapy Student Association (DPTSA) held its first annual blood drive. Here are some photos of the event!
Dr. Emily Keshner has accepted an additional role as Director of Research Strategies for the College of Public Health. In her new role, Dr. Keshner will provide direction and guidance to further develop the research infrastructure of the College.
Congratualations Dr. Keshner.
October is National Physical Therapy Month and Temple DPT students provide a tremendous service to the community by participating in Philly Care Days!
Congratulations to all of the entry-level DPTs, transitional DPTs and PhD graduates! Below are some pictures to highlight the event.
APTA's Combined Section Meeting (CSM) was a fantastic event with great Temple representation! On Thursday night, a Temple Reception had attendance of nearly 40 people from all across the nation! Dr. Emily Keshner addressed the crowd and introduced Dr. Heidi Ojha and Dr. Scott Burns for a brief presentation on the newly started Orthopaedic PT Residency Program.
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Three third year students were awarded Rachelle DiSalvio scholarships: Lindsay Thompson, Alba Seda Morales, and Abhi Munshi.
Pictured (from left to right): Virginia Millar (presenter), Abhi Munshi, Lindsay Thompson, Alba Seda Morales, Emily Keshner (department chair)