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New Clinical Electrophysiology Fund

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ALEXANDRIA, VA (March 16, 2018) The Foundation for Physical Therapy is pleased to announce the establishment of the Charlene Mae Nelson Endowment Fund through a generous $200,000 bequest by physical therapist Charlene “Billie” M. Nelson, PT, MA, FAPTA. The fund will provide doctoral scholarships to physical therapist researchers with priority given to …

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Academy of Acute Care to support 2 Foundation Research Grants

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ALEXANDRIA, VA (February 25, 2018) The Foundation for Physical Therapy is pleased to announce that the Academy of Acute Care Physical Therapy (AACPT) has pledged over $90,000 to support two Foundation Research Grants related to or relevant to acute care physical therapy. “The Foundation’s new major gift opportunities provide individuals and organizations the ability to …

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Foundation for Physical Therapy Awards 2017 Florence P. Kendall Doctoral Scholarships and Research Grants totaling $250,000

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ALEXANDRIA, VA, December 06, 2017 – The Foundation for Physical Therapy Board of Trustees recently awarded $250,000 in Florence P. Kendall Doctoral Scholarships and Research Grants to 8 physical therapists. “As the Foundation continues to open doors to deserving physical therapist researchers, we are certain that the emerging generation of investigators will change the face …

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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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