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AAOMPT Establishes $250,000 Endowment Fund

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The Foundation for Physical Therapy is pleased to announce the establishment of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists (AAOMPT) Endowment Fund.  The AAOMPT Endowment Fund was established to provide funding for grants and projects to investigate areas related to musculoskeletal disorders. “Our partnership with AAOMPT will allow the Foundation to fund impactful research …

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Foundation for Physical Therapy Announces 2017 Service Award Recipients

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The Foundation for Physical Therapy is pleased to announce its 2017 service award recipients. Every year, the Foundation recognizes individuals and organizations who have demonstrated a strong commitment to supporting the Foundation and advancing physical therapy research. For their ongoing contributions to the Foundation and support for the profession, this year the Foundation will present …

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The Foundation Welcomes FOTO as Newest Partner in Research

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ALEXANDRIA, VA – The Foundation for Physical Therapy is proud to welcome Focus on Therapeutic Outcomes INC (FOTO) to its Partners in Research program as a Bronze Level Partner. “We are very pleased to welcome FOTO as a corporate Partner in Research, said Foundation Board of Trustees President, Barbara Connolly, PT, DPT, EdD, FAPTA. “Thanks to …

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Foundation for Physical Therapy Awards 2016 Florence P. Kendall Doctoral Scholarships and Research Grants totaling $295,000

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ALEXANDRIA, VA, – The Foundation for Physical Therapy Board of Trustees recently awarded $295,000 in Florence P. Kendall Doctoral Scholarships and Research Grants to 9 physical therapists. “We continue to be amazed by the quality of applications we receive each year,” said Foundation Board of Trustees President, Barbara Connolly, PT, DPT, EdD, FAPTA. “We are …

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Foundation Trustee and Officer Appointments for 2017 Announced

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At the Foundation for Physical Therapy’s annual meeting in August, 2016, the Board named Edelle (Edee) Field-Fote, PT, PhD, FAPTA, as incoming president. The Foundation also announced the appointment of new board member, Paul Rockar Jr, PT, DPT, MS. Changes to the Foundation Board will take effect January 2017. Field-Fote’s appointment comes as current president …

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