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Steve H. Tepper, PT, PhD, FAPTA, Shares His Spirit of Philanthropy

2020-08-28T15:06:26+00:00

Steve H. Tepper, PT, PhD, FAPTA, Shares His Spirit of Philanthropy In a typical year, we gather during the APTA NEXT Conference and celebrate special individuals like Steve Tepper together. This year, we will thank each of these FPTR Service Award recipients individually. However, we hope you will join [...]

Steve H. Tepper, PT, PhD, FAPTA, Shares His Spirit of Philanthropy2020-08-28T15:06:26+00:00

2020-2021 Challenge Coordinators Host Virtual Event

2020-08-27T16:53:17+00:00

2020-2021 Challenge Coordinators Host First Live Virtual Event for Student Organizers On August 25, 2020, student coordinators for this year's VCU-Marquette Challenge held the first of many virtual events planned for the 2020-2021 Challenge. The session offered a discussion on reaching people virtually during COVID-19 related closures and restrictions. [...]

2020-2021 Challenge Coordinators Host Virtual Event2020-08-27T16:53:17+00:00

FPTR Scholarship Funds Research in Children With Cerebral Palsy

2020-08-14T18:17:58+00:00

FPTR Scholarship Funds Research in Children With Cerebral Palsy It has been less than a year since Sarah M. Schwab, PT, DPT, was awarded a Foundation for Physical Therapy Research (FPTR) Promotion of Doctoral Studies (PODS) I Scholarship. Already, the physical therapy community is recognizing Schwab’s work in transforming [...]

FPTR Scholarship Funds Research in Children With Cerebral Palsy2020-08-14T18:17:58+00:00

FPTR-Funded Researcher Studies Forces Affecting Diversity in Physical Therapy Profession

2020-08-04T14:37:36+00:00

FPTR-Funded Researcher Studies Institutional Policy and Financial Forces that May Affect Diversity in Physical Therapy Profession Researcher Tara Dickson, PT, DPT, PhD, was awarded the first ever scholarship funded through the Education Endowment Fund. This fund was established with a generous gift by the APTA Academy of Education (formerly [...]

FPTR-Funded Researcher Studies Forces Affecting Diversity in Physical Therapy Profession2020-08-04T14:37:36+00:00

Our Thanks to Student Fundraisers

2020-07-23T14:30:05+00:00

2019-2020 VCU-Marquette Challenge The Marquette Challenge is a grassroots, student-led fundraising effort to advance the mission of the Foundation for Physical Therapy Research (FPTR). Each year, hundreds of physical therapist (PT) and physical therapist assistant (PTA) students – with the support of program directors, faculty, and community – hold [...]

Our Thanks to Student Fundraisers2020-07-23T14:30:05+00:00

FPTR Alum Bernadette Gillick Sees a Way Forward for Physical Therapy Amid COVID 19

2020-07-08T16:22:54+00:00

FPTR Alum Sees a Way Forward for Physical Therapy Amid COVID 19 The current health pandemic has had many immediate health repercussions, and while there is still much to be learned about how COVID 19 affects health and mobility, FPTR-funded researcher Bernadette Gillick, PT, MSPT, PhD, believes it has [...]

FPTR Alum Bernadette Gillick Sees a Way Forward for Physical Therapy Amid COVID 192020-07-08T16:22:54+00:00

Mary Noel Magistro, Beloved Wife of Foundation Founder, Passes Away

2020-06-16T17:17:10+00:00

Mary Noel Magistro, Beloved Wife of Foundation Founder, Passes Away December 25, 1922 – June 8, 2020 It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Mary Noel Magistro, wife of founder and first chairman of the Foundation for Physical Therapy Research (FPTR), Charles [...]

Mary Noel Magistro, Beloved Wife of Foundation Founder, Passes Away2020-06-16T17:17:10+00:00

FPTR Research Survey Sheds Light on Impact of COVID 19 Among Researchers and Institutions

2020-06-08T19:56:15+00:00

FPTR Research Survey Sheds Light on Impact of COVID 19 Among Researchers and Institutions More than 80% of recent FPTR-funding recipients report that their institutions are currently closed for research. The Foundation for Physical Therapy Research (FPTR) surveyed current funding recipients (those who received awards in 2019) in late [...]

FPTR Research Survey Sheds Light on Impact of COVID 19 Among Researchers and Institutions2020-06-08T19:56:15+00:00

An Interview With Timothy D. Faw, PT, DPT, PhD, FPTR Funding Recipient

2020-06-15T13:49:05+00:00

An Interview With Timothy D. Faw, PT, DPT, PhD, Recent FPTR Funding Recipient Timothy D. Faw, PT, DPT, PhD, is a 5-time Foundation for Physical Therapy Research (FPTR) scholarship recipient. With colleagues, Faw recently published a study that looks at how downhill locomotor rehabilitation promotes myelin plasticity in people [...]

An Interview With Timothy D. Faw, PT, DPT, PhD, FPTR Funding Recipient2020-06-15T13:49:05+00:00

National Center for Medical Rehabilitation Research Awards $5.5 Million to Build on Work of FPTR-Funded Initiative

2020-05-20T21:02:19+00:00

National Center for Medical Rehabilitation Research Awards $5.5 Million to Build on Work of FPTR-Funded Initiative The Foundation for Physical Therapy Research (FPTR)-funded Center on Health Services Training and Research (CoHSTAR) Will Build on Center’s Work Through a New 5-Year Grant. ALEXANDRIA, VA (May 20, 2020) - The Eunice Kennedy [...]

National Center for Medical Rehabilitation Research Awards $5.5 Million to Build on Work of FPTR-Funded Initiative2020-05-20T21:02:19+00:00