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Summer 2017 Internship with the Foundation for Physical Therapy

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I cannot believe how quickly my time at the Foundation for Physical Therapy (Foundation) these past twelve weeks have flown by. It feels like it was just a few days ago when I nervously took my first Metro ride from Washington, D.C. to Alexandria, Va. to begin my internship with the Foundation. The staff immediately …

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Goergeny Gift to Create New Funding Mechanism

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Two years ago, the Foundation received a very generous gift from the estate of Magdalen and Emil Goergeny of Akron, Ohio. To this day, it is one of the largest bequests ever to be received by the Foundation, and just this past month, the Foundation Board of Trustees announced how this money will be put …

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BracketPT 2017: One More Day to Make Your Pick

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It’s March and you know what that means. PT Pub Night is holding its annual online March Madness fundraiser, BracketPT, in support of the Foundation for Physical Therapy. BracketPT is PT Pub Night’s third-annual effort to pack a nationwide PT-themed March Madness bracket in an effort to have fun while raising funds that go toward …

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Power of One Introduced at CSM 2017

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At CSM 2016, Duane Fast, Vice President of Foundation Gold-level Partner, Tri W-G, pondered the impact that conference attendees and exhibitors could have on physical therapy research if each person made a small donation to the Foundation for Physical Therapy. He saw the potential of each person rallying together under the common goal to advance …

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CSM Donor Appreciation Reception at San Antonio

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The Foundation for Physical Therapy hosted a Donor Appreciation Reception on Wednesday evening, February 15. Donors were introduced to the 2016 Funding recipients and received a brief video update on CoHSTAR, the $2.5 million grant established to support health policy and health services research. Edelle (Edee) Field-Fote, PT, PhD, FAPTA, Foundation President noted, “The Foundation’s …

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