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Physical Therapy Faculty Receives National Honor

Roberta A. Newton, PhD, FGSA, Professor,
Department of Physical Therapy, was recently elected as a Catherine Worthington Fellow of the American Physical Therapy Assoication.

The FAPTA designation is the highest honor among APTA's membership categories and is awarded to a physical therapist whose contrubutions to the profession through leadership, influence, and achievements demonstrate frequent and sustained efforts to advance the profession. Congratulations Roberta!

Posted:  May 28, 2011

Congratulations Tito!

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!

Posted:  May 28, 2011

Temple DPT Welcomes Back on My Feet

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.

Posted:  May 28, 2011

Matt Williams Scholarship Luncheon

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.

Posted:  May 28, 2011

Congratulations Dr. Keshner!

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.

Posted:  May 28, 2011