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Matt Williams' Scholarship 2012

On Wednesday, November 28th, 2012, the 2012 recipients of the Matt Williams Scholarship were announced. Congratulations to Nadia Wyrsta and John Mikus (both in Class of 2014). Matt's father, Troy Williams (pictured below) provided eloquent remarks to the Class of 2014 and faculty. 


 From left: Nadia Wyrsta, Troy Williams (Matt's Father), John Mikus


Posted:  November 28, 2012

Congratulations to Amanda O'Loughlin, SPT (Class of 2013)

Congratulations to Amanda O'Loughlin, SPT (Class of 2013) for being chosen as a recipient of the Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Association (PPTA) Student Leadership Award for 2012! Amanda has been the Temple representative for APTA as a core ambassador. She is also a leader within her own class and the Doctor of Physical Therapy Student Association. 


Posted:  October 19, 2012

Physical Therapy professor awarded 2012 CPH Research Seed Grant

W. Geoffrey Wright, PhD, a professor in CPH's Department of Physical Therapy, received the 2012 CPH Research Seed Grant for his project titled "Using electromyography (EMG), functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), and diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) to understand the role of tonic neuromuscular processing in aging and Parkinson's disease". Tonic neuromuscular processes have been an underinvestigated topic in this context, and Dr. Wright plans to use three innovative techniques to examine their effects.

Posted:  May 29, 2012

Welcome Dr. Yannaccone!

The Department of Physical Therapy would like to welcome Dr. Andrew Yannaccone to the our team! Dr. Yannaccone will be primarily involved in teaching the Human Physiology, Clinical Examination and Intervention Skills, Movement Science sequence, among others!

We would like to extend a warm welcome to Dr. Yannaccone to the Temple Family! Welcome!

Posted:  May 8, 2012