Physical Therapy News
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.
In early February 2012, over 40 DPT students attended the American Physical Therapy Association's Combined Section Meeting in Chicago, IL. This is the most students attending a national conference in the recent Temple DPT history!
Dr. Mary Sinnott has selected for the prestigious honor of presenting the Acute Care Section Lectureship at Combined Sections Meeting in Chicago, IL in early February! Congratulations to Mary and if you are in attendance, please don't miss this event!
To honor Martin Luther King Day on February 16th, 2012, several Temple Doctor of Physical Therapy students participated in the MLK Day of Service at Girard College. During the event, the students spoke with patrons regarding regarding access to physical therapy services, postural education and the role of physical therapists in healthcare.
Department of Physical Therapy Matt Williams Memorial Scholarship. Awarded to a student in the second year of the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program who exemplifies the attributes of Matt Williams. Matt Williams was a member of the Class of 2002 who lost his battle with cancer. To honor his memory, the award goes to a student, selected by their classmates, who demonstrates humor, enthusiasm, courage, and a servant’s heart.
The luncheon and awarding of the scholarships was on November 1st, 2011.
Welcome to the Class of 2014!
In July of 2011, Temple University Physical Therapy Department welcomes a stellar class of entry-level DPT students! We are very happy and proud to have each of you join the Temple family.