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CoHSTAR Co-Sponsors 2018 Institute on Health Services Research

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In the ever-changing world of health care policy, evidence is needed to demonstrate efficacy and guide legislation. Because policy makers rely on health services research (HSR) to make decisions regarding the health system in the United States, it is vital that HSR provide the information necessary to improve the delivery of healthcare in all disciplines, …

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Kendall Fund to now Support Additional PODS I Scholarship

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As our country’s preeminent nonprofit dedicated to funding physical therapy research, the Foundation for Physical Therapy (Foundation) has prided itself on supporting breakthrough research in physical therapy for almost 40 years. Through the years, we have seen tremendous growth in our ability to fund high impact studies and help establish the next generation of physical …

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Marilyn Moffat Joins Foundation Board

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The Foundation for Physical Therapy is pleased to announce the three year appointment of Marilyn Moffat, PT, DPT, PhD, DSc (hon), GCS, CSCS, CEEAA, FAPTA, to its Board of Trustees. Dr. Moffat has been working closely alongside the Foundation serving on its Fundraising Committee. She has been essential to the growth of the Foundation through …

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Remembering Former Foundation Trustee and Treasurer Donald Lang

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We are sad to report the passing of former Foundation for Physical Therapy Trustee and Treasurer, Donald F. Lang, 87. Lang passed away in Williamsburg, Virginia on February 1, 2018. Lang has been a supporter of the Foundation’s mission since the early 1990’s and has since worked tirelessly to help advance physical therapy research. As a …

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Supporting Research – From Student to New Professional

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  Trevor Jones, DPT, of Morgantown, WV, was a student at the University of Pittsburgh’s School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences when he first heard of the Foundation. For 20 years, the University of Pittsburgh has emphasized the role of research on the profession and has participated in the Marquette Challenge raising over $562,000.  Pitt …

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