Meet Our Researchers

From time to time, the Foundation catches up with our grant recipients to find out what they are up to and what Foundation funding has helped them accomplish.  Meet a few of our researchers below.

Scientific Review Committee (SRC) 2013 Retiring Members

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SRC Brings Diverse Experience and Background to Fund Physical Therapy’s Best and Brightest As 2013 draws to a close, the Foundation will be saying “thank you” to members of the Scientific Review Committee (SRC) that are concluding their terms. We decided that this would be the perfect opportunity to introduce you to three of these …

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Sheila Schindler-Ivens PT, PhD

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Three-Time Scholarship Recipient Sheila Schindler-Ivens PT, PhD, Comes Full Circle as Marquette University Student, Clinician, Researcher, and Professor Sheila Schindler-Ivens, PT, PhD, knew from a young age she wanted to pursue a career in the healthcare industry. Something about working in a busy hospital environment and wearing a white coat seemed very appealing to her …

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Rehabilitation Research Center Development (RRCD) Program

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Rehabilitation Research Center Development (RRCD) Program – K12 Shaping the Future of Research This month, we are proud to introduce the Rehabilitation Research Career Development program (RRCD), a 5-year K12 a career development research grant funded by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD). This innovative program, funded in 2007, seeks to …

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Carolynn Patten, PT, PhD

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Where They Are Today – Carolynn Patten, PT, PhD May 2009 Carolynn Patten, PT, PhD, credits the Foundation for Physical Therapy with getting her started on her career path as a researcher, even before she was awarded her first $1,800 grant in 1995. “While funding from the Foundation provided support for my doctoral studies, equally …

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NeuroRecovery Network

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Foundation Alumni Collaborate within the NeuroRecovery Network Two Foundation Doctoral Training Research Grant recipients in 1994 were starting new career paths within physical therapy research. Andrea Behrman, PT, PhD, FAPTA, and Sue Ann Sisto, PT, MA, PhD, did not know each other at that time but had much in common. Both became physical therapists after …

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