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Supporting Research – From Student to New Professional

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  Trevor Jones, DPT, of Morgantown, WV, was a student at the University of Pittsburgh’s School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences when he first heard of the Foundation. For 20 years, the University of Pittsburgh has emphasized the role of research on the profession and has participated in the Marquette Challenge raising over $562,000.  Pitt …

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#4Mchallenge: a pivotal year for the 2017-2018 Mercer-Marquette Challenge

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National Student Conclave (NSC) is just around the corner: October 19-21 in Portland, OR! As NSC is the ONLY national student physical therapy conference planned by students, for students, put it in your calendar and get ready for a wicked fun weekend connecting with other PT and PTA students, meeting APTA leaders, and attending educational …

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AAOMPT and Foundation Collaborate to Expand Research Funding

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The American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists (AAOMPT) was established over 26 years ago and has since significantly propelled forward the study of manual physical therapy in the United States. To this day, AAOMPT continues to promote orthopaedic manual physical therapy (OMPT) in the hopes that their vision of creating a “healthy world in …

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Foundation4pt.org gets an upgrade

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The Foundation for Physical Therapy is proud to announce the launching of its updated website: Foundation4pt.org. Since our founding in 1979, we have worked hard to bolster our profession through evidence-based research and to develop the next generation of physical therapy researchers. Our goals for this site include educating the general public and stakeholders about …

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Summer 2017 Internship with the Foundation for Physical Therapy

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I cannot believe how quickly my time at the Foundation for Physical Therapy (Foundation) these past twelve weeks have flown by. It feels like it was just a few days ago when I nervously took my first Metro ride from Washington, D.C. to Alexandria, Va. to begin my internship with the Foundation. The staff immediately …

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