The World Health Organization (WHO) selects the best and brightest healthcare providers to work on world-wide health initiatives and they selected one of the Temple family!
Physical Therapy News
Dr. Egan will represent physical therapy during the nationally sponsored session regarding arthritis.
The US Bone and Joint Decade (BJD) is putting on an Experts in Arthritis Session in Philadelphia, PA on Thursday, April 14, 2011 from 12:30 pm â€“ 2:30 pm at the Caring People Alliance at Fels South Philadelphia Community Center, 2407 South Broad St., Philadelphia, PA.
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!
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!
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!