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Foundation Trustee and Officer Appointments for 2017 Announced

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At the Foundation for Physical Therapy’s annual meeting in August, 2016, the Board named Edelle (Edee) Field-Fote, PT, PhD, FAPTA, as incoming president. The Foundation also announced the appointment of new board member, Paul Rockar Jr, PT, DPT, MS. Changes to the Foundation Board will take effect January 2017. Field-Fote’s appointment comes as current president …

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The Foundation Welcomes LightForce Therapy Lasers as Newest Partner in Research

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ALEXANDRIA, VA (August 26, 2016) – The Foundation for Physical Therapy is proud to welcome LightForce® Therapy Lasers to its Partners in Research program as a Bronze Level Partner. “This strategic partnership is another step towards continuing to fulfill our mission of funding and publicizing physical therapy research, said Foundation Board of Trustees President, Barbara Connolly, …

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Foundation for Physical Therapy Announces New Bella May Scholarship Fund

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The Foundation for Physical Therapy is deeply grateful for the generous bequest of renowned physical therapist Bella J. May, PT, EdD, CEEAA, FAPTA. Dr. May passed away on March 16, 2016 and left the Foundation a planned gift of $100,000 to establish a scholarship fund. “Dr. Bella May was a prominent figure in our community …

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Foundation Announces 2016 Recipients of Postprofessional Doctoral Scholarships and Fellowship Totaling $250,500

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ALEXANDRIA, VA, – The Foundation for Physical Therapy Board of Trustees recently awarded a total of $250,500 in Promotion of Doctoral Studies (PODS) I & II Scholarships and a New Investigator Fellowship Training Initiative (NIFTI) to 16 physical therapists. “We are astounded every year by the level of excellence of all our scholarship and fellowship …

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