Champion of FPTR's First Ever #PTResearchMadness Announced The Foundation for Physical Therapy Research (FPTR) rallying cry at the recent APTA CSM in San Antonio was to remember the researchers. This spring we did just that through our inaugural #PTResearchMadness twitter event. During #PTResearchMadness, current and past FPTR-funded researchers [...]
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Why Is Research Important? PT Community Weighs in with 5 Words From policy to patients, knowledge to practice, research affects everyone in the PT community. Investigators, business owners, clinicians, educators, volunteers, and donors weighed in at our recent Donor Networking Reception held during APTA CSM in San Antonio. [...]
Students, Supporters, and Researchers Connect at APTA CSM The American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting (CSM) returned to in-person and hands-on as thousands of physical therapists traveled to Texas on February 2-5, 2022. The national conference shifted to a virtual platform in 2021 due to COVID-19. APTA was [...]
Foundation for Physical Therapy Research Announces 2021 Research Grant Funding The Foundation for Physical Therapy Research (FPTR) is awarding $360,000 to fund six research physical therapy grants. FPTR research grant funding helps pioneer new treatments, show the efficacy of existing treatments, and define the value of physical therapy services [...]
THE FOUNDATION FOR PHYSICAL THERAPY RESEARCH ANNOUNCES 2022 SERVICE AWARD RECIPIENTS The Foundation for Physical Therapy Research (FPTR) will honor leaders in physical therapy innovation with the prestigious 2022 Service Awards. These awards go to people and organizations who show a commitment to advancing the profession through research. In [...]
Academy of Geriatric Physical Therapy APTA Invests 100k to Expand FPTR Research Funding The $100,000 contribution will grow the Foundation for Physical Therapy Research (FPTR) Geriatric Fund to now support scholarships beginning immediately. Applications are now being accepted. The Academy of Geriatrics Physical Therapy (Academy) is expanding the Geriatric [...]
Webinar for the Resilient Researcher Offers Tips and Strategies for Staying the Course in Funding Applications Among the many challenges of applying for research funding is the need to bounce back after an application has been rejected. The Foundation for Physical Therapy Research held a live event for the resilient [...]
Opportunity to Join Our Team: Communications Internship Come work with us! Learn more about research funding and be part of a great nonprofit! This position offers the opportunity to work remotely with a supportive team. Preferential consideration will be given to applicants considering a career in the physical therapy [...]
Foundation for Physical Therapy Research (FPTR) to Celebrate American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Centennial Weekendfoundation4pt2021-08-30T13:17:12+00:00
Foundation for Physical Therapy Research (FPTR) to Celebrate American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Centennial Weekend The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) will celebrate 100 years and launch the next century during a special Centennial Celebration Weekend September 10-14, 2021. The community of physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, and physical [...]
Transition in Foundation for Physical Therapy Research Staff After almost 9 years with the Foundation for Physical Therapy Research, FPTR Director of Development Erica Sadiq, CFRE, is departing from the role of Director of Development. Sadiq began her work managing FPTR’s student-led Marquette Challenge and events. Most recently she [...]