Meet Our Researchers

From time to time, the Foundation catches up with our grant recipients to find out what they are up to and what Foundation funding has helped them accomplish.  Meet a few of our researchers below.

Neena Sharma, PT, PhD, CMPT

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A Challenging Study Provides a New Understanding of Brain Activity and Low Back Pain It has been said that low back pain (LBP) occurs at epidemic proportions within the United States. In fact, the Foundation has listed the prevention of the transition from acute to chronic LBP as a “high priority” research area within the profession. …

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Richard Segal, PT, PhD, FAPTA

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Foundation Alumnus Develops Rehabilitation Research Grantsmanship for Emerging Investigators through TIGRR Workshop This month we meet Richard Segal, PT, PhD, FAPTA. Dr. Segal is the chair of the Department of Health Professions at the Medical University of South Carolina. He received a grant from the Foundation in 1985, and his research focuses on neuroscience related …

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Scientific Review Committee (SRC) 2013 Retiring Members

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SRC Brings Diverse Experience and Background to Fund Physical Therapy’s Best and Brightest As 2013 draws to a close, the Foundation will be saying “thank you” to members of the Scientific Review Committee (SRC) that are concluding their terms. We decided that this would be the perfect opportunity to introduce you to three of these …

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Sheila Schindler-Ivens PT, PhD

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Three-Time Scholarship Recipient Sheila Schindler-Ivens PT, PhD, Comes Full Circle as Marquette University Student, Clinician, Researcher, and Professor Sheila Schindler-Ivens, PT, PhD, knew from a young age she wanted to pursue a career in the healthcare industry. Something about working in a busy hospital environment and wearing a white coat seemed very appealing to her …

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Rehabilitation Research Center Development (RRCD) Program

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Rehabilitation Research Center Development (RRCD) Program – K12 Shaping the Future of Research This month, we are proud to introduce the Rehabilitation Research Career Development program (RRCD), a 5-year K12 a career development research grant funded by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD). This innovative program, funded in 2007, seeks to …

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