The Department of Physical Therapy at Temple University is currently conducting a search for a tenure-track faculty member to join its team! Please see the attached flyer for additional information.
Physical Therapy News
The DPT class of 2015 officially kicked off their Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) education on July 9th, 2012! We would like to welcome the 50+ students to the Temple PT Family!
The Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Residency in the Department of Physical Therapy has been credentialed by the American Physical Therapy Asscociation! Congratulations to Drs. Emily Keshner, Rob Gabriel, Bill Egan, Heidi Ojha and Scott Burns on successfully meeting the requirements of the credentialing committee.
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.
Congratulations to the Class of 2012 for successfully completing the requirements of the Physical Therapy Program. Welcome to the profession -- we are proud to have each of you as colleagues!
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!
Join the Temple Faculty PT Clinic at the Temple Health Fair that is tomorrow (4/18/12) from 10 am - 2 pm at the Liacouras Center. Stop by our booth, located with Temple University Employee Health Services, to see if you can benefit from physical therapy!
Faculty from CPH's Department of Physical Therapy, Department of Public Health, and Biostatistical Research Support Center received a $1.26 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Child Health & Human Development) for a study titled “Balance and Posture in Adults with Cerebral Palsy”.
The Temple University DPT Student Association is participating in the the Olney Charter Community Day 2012 will take place on February 25th, 2012 from 10am-4pm.