James B. McKillip Leaves Generous Bequest

2024-02-06T21:21:25+00:00

James B. McKillip Leaves Generous Bequest Longtime donor and the third president and chair in Foundation history, the late James B. “Jim” McKillip, PT, FAPTA, left $200,000 bequest to support physical therapy research. The gift was specifically designated to support the Magistro Family Foundation Endowment Fund, established by Charles [...]

James B. McKillip Leaves Generous Bequest2024-02-06T21:21:25+00:00

The Foundation for Physical Therapy Research Announces 2024 Service Award Recipients

2024-01-09T21:38:01+00:00

The Foundation for Physical Therapy Research Announces 2024 Service Award Recipients The Foundation for Physical Therapy Research will honor leaders in physical therapy innovation with the prestigious 2024 Service Awards. These awards go to people and organizations who show a commitment to advancing the profession through research. The awardees [...]

The Foundation for Physical Therapy Research Announces 2024 Service Award Recipients2024-01-09T21:38:01+00:00

Foundation for Physical Therapy Research Announces 2023 Research Grant Funding

2024-01-09T14:33:03+00:00

Foundation for Physical Therapy Research Announces 2023 Research Grant Funding  The Foundation for Physical Therapy Research is awarding $810,000 in funding: $560,000 to fund ten physical therapy research grants and $250,000 for the 10th year of The Center on Health Services Training and Research (CoHSTAR). "Research funding is competitive. [...]

Foundation for Physical Therapy Research Announces 2023 Research Grant Funding2024-01-09T14:33:03+00:00

Open and Equitable: Exploring Unconscious Bias in Grant Review

2023-11-15T17:01:34+00:00

Open and Equitable: Exploring Unconscious Bias in Grant Review Recently, Liz Jackson, senior specialist of grants and scholarships at the Foundation for Physical Therapy Research, members of the Scientific Review Committee, and the Board of Trustees participated in an Open Research Funder’s Group — a cohort of funding organizations [...]

Open and Equitable: Exploring Unconscious Bias in Grant Review2023-11-15T17:01:34+00:00

Foundation Researcher Spotlight: Lori Michener Revolutionizing Treatment for Musculoskeletal Shoulder Pain

2023-11-14T16:49:24+00:00

Foundation Researcher Spotlight: Lori Michener Revolutionizing Treatment for Musculoskeletal Shoulder Pain Foundation Researcher Spotlight: Lori Michener Revolutionizing Treatment for Musculoskeletal Shoulder Pain Lori Michener, PhD, PT, FAPTA is a professor at the University of Southern California. She is the recipient of the 2022 Paris Patla Physical Therapy Research Grant. [...]

Foundation Researcher Spotlight: Lori Michener Revolutionizing Treatment for Musculoskeletal Shoulder Pain2023-11-14T16:49:24+00:00

Robyn Roth: a Legacy of Care

2023-11-09T20:23:18+00:00

Robyn Roth: a Legacy of Care Robyn Roth, PT, MPA, comes from a show business background. Her mother was an opera singer and her father was a conductor and bandleader who worked in film and television, but she charted her own path and found a way to combine her [...]

Robyn Roth: a Legacy of Care2023-11-09T20:23:18+00:00

Spring 2024 PODS I & II Scholarship Applications Open

2023-12-19T18:21:54+00:00

Spring 2024 PODS I & II Scholarship Applications Open  Each year, the Foundation funds physical therapy research through doctoral scholarships.  The Foundation’s scholarship cycle is now open. The Foundation funds Promotion of Doctoral Studies I & II (PODS) Scholarships. PODS I Scholarships of $7,500 support the coursework phase of [...]

Spring 2024 PODS I & II Scholarship Applications Open2023-12-19T18:21:54+00:00

Foundation Researcher Spotlight: Hayley Smitheman on Unraveling the Achilles Tendonopathy Puzzle

2023-11-06T14:42:15+00:00

Foundation Researcher Spotlight: Hayley Smitheman on Unraveling the Achilles Tendonopathy Puzzle Hayley Smitheman, PT, DPT is a current PhD student in the Biomechanics and Movement Science Program at the University of Delaware. She is the recipient of the 2023 PODS II scholarship. Can you tell me a little bit [...]

Foundation Researcher Spotlight: Hayley Smitheman on Unraveling the Achilles Tendonopathy Puzzle2023-11-06T14:42:15+00:00

Foundation Researcher Spotlight: Megan Graham on Enhancing ACL Rehabilitation

2023-11-03T17:45:03+00:00

Foundation Researcher Spotlight: Megan Graham on Enhancing ACL Rehabilitation Megan Graham PT, DPT, SCS, FAAOMPT, CSCS is a current PhD student in Exercise Science with a concentration in Biomechanics. She is the recipient of the 2023 PODS I scholarship. Can you tell me a little bit about yourself and [...]

Foundation Researcher Spotlight: Megan Graham on Enhancing ACL Rehabilitation2023-11-03T17:45:03+00:00

Foundation Researcher Spotlight: Daniel Young Bridging Gaps in Hospital Care

2023-11-03T17:46:43+00:00

Foundation Researcher Spotlight: Daniel Young Bridging Gaps in Hospital Care Daniel Young, PT, DPT, PhD is an associate professor at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He is the recipient of the 2022 Magistro Family Foundation Research Grant in 2022. Can you tell me a little bit about yourself and [...]

Foundation Researcher Spotlight: Daniel Young Bridging Gaps in Hospital Care2023-11-03T17:46:43+00:00
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