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The Foundation Welcomes Hydroworx as Newest Partner in Research

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ALEXANDRIA, VA (August 08, 2017) – The Foundation for Physical Therapy is proud to welcome HydroWorx to its Partners in Research program as a Bronze Level Partner. “We are very pleased to form this partnership with HydroWorx,” said Foundation Board of Trustees President, Edelle Field-Fote, PT, PhD, FAPTA. “Based on our shared values …

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Foundation Announces 2017 Recipients of Postprofessional Doctoral Scholarships and Fellowship Totaling $310,000

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ALEXANDRIA, VA, July 7, 2017 – The Foundation for Physical Therapy Board of Trustees recently awarded a total of $310,000 in Promotion of Doctoral Studies (PODS) I & II Scholarships and a New Investigator Fellowship Training Initiative (NIFTI) to a total of 20 physical therapists. “After a rigorous and much thought out peer-review process, we …

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Students Raise $340,986 in VCU-Marquette Challenge

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ALEXANDRIA, VA (June 26, 2017) – Physical therapist and physical therapist assistant students from across the country were recognized for their fundraising efforts through the 2016-2017 VCU-Marquette Challenge at APTA’s NEXT Conference and Exposition in Boston, Massachusetts on June 22nd. Top fundraising schools were announced during the Foundation’s Awards Luncheon co-hosted by Marquette University and …

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Paris and Patla Break Record with Largest Donation in FPT History

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ALEXANDRIA, VA (June 22, 2017) – A $3 million gift to the Foundation for Physical Therapy marks the largest donation to the Foundation in its 38-year history. Stanley Paris, PT, PhD, FAPTA, FAAOMPT, a member of the Foundation’s Board of Trustees, and his wife Catherine Patla’s, PT, DHSc, MS, OCS, MTC, FAAOMPT, contribution will be …

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Foundation Announces Major Gifts Program

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ALEXANDRIA, VA (June 22, 2017) The Foundation for Physical Therapy announced the launch of its major gifts program, the Magistro Founders Society, as a way to annually recognize couples or individuals whose combined personal, or cumulative giving has reached $5,000 or more in one calendar year. The program was announced during the Foundation’s Awards Luncheon …

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