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Foundation Announces Major Gifts Program

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ALEXANDRIA, VA (June 22, 2017) The Foundation for Physical Therapy announced the launch of its major gifts program, the Magistro Founders Society, as a way to annually recognize couples or individuals whose combined personal, or cumulative giving has reached $5,000 or more in one calendar year. The program was announced during the Foundation’s Awards Luncheon …

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The Foundation Welcomes Casamba as Newest Partner in Research

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ALEXANDRIA, VA (May 30, 2017) – The Foundation for Physical Therapy is proud to welcome Casamba to its Partners in Research program as a Silver Level Partner. “We are extremely pleased to welcome Casamba as our newest Partner in Research,” said Foundation President, Edelle Field-Fote, PT, PhD, FAPTA. “Research is needed now more than ever, and …

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Nancy & Fred Byl Donate 25K to Magistro Endowment

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ALEXANDRIA, VA (May 04, 2017) – The Foundation pleased to announce that longtime donors, Dr. Nancy E. Byl, PT, Phd, FAPTA and her husband Fred, Byl, MD of Reno, NV have made a $25,000 donation directed to the Foundation for Physical Therapy’s Magistro Family Endowment Fund. This donation will help support research investigating innovative therapeutic …

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Irene McEwen Establishes New Endowment Fund

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ALEXANDRIA, VA (April 18, 2017) – The Foundation for Physical Therapy announced today that Irene McEwen, PT, DPT, PhD, FAPTA contributed $250,000 to establish the McEwen Family Fund for School-Based Physical Therapy Research. “This is an opportunity for me to give back to a profession that has been good to me throughout my career,” says …

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The Academy of Geriatric Physical Therapy Grows Endowment Fund with $50,000 Gift

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ALEXANDRIA, VA (April 10, 2017) – The Foundation for Physical Therapy is pleased to announce that the Academy of Geriatric Physical Therapy of the American Physical Therapy Association has donated $50,000 to the Foundation. “We are grateful to the Academy of Geriatric Physical Therapy and all its members for their continued commitment to making a …

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