FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ALEXANDRIA, VA (February 12, 2016) – The Foundation for Physical Therapy is proud to announce that PhysicalTherapy.com has renewed its Partners in Research membership as a Platinum Level Partner. In addition, they contributed $10,000 to support the Foundation’s post-professional doctoral scholarship program.
“PhysicalTherapy.com’s continued commitment to the profession is vital to the advancement of our mission,” said Foundation Board of Trustees President, Barbara Connolly, PT, DPT, EdD, FAPTA. “We are pleased to align ourselves with organizations, like PhysicalTherapy.com, who share our passion to support physical therapy research.”
PhysicalTherapy.com is an online continuing education provider and CEU resource for PTs and PTAs worldwide and has been a partner since 2014.
“Our mission at PhysicalTherapy.com is to enhance the quality of life for the patients and clients in the care of the professionals we serve,” said Calista Kelly, managing editor at PhysicalTherapy.com. “One of the ways we do that is by supporting the Foundation for Physical Therapy through the sponsorship of doctoral scholarships. We are honored to partner with this great organization to help educate and prepare the next generation of PT professionals.”
The Partners in Research program recognizes corporate donors and sponsorships that support the Foundation’s mission to provide doctoral scholarships, fellowships, and research grants to emerging physical therapist researchers.
The Foundation for Physical Therapy was established in 1979 as a national, independent nonprofit organization to fund physical therapy research to optimize health and movement. Since its inception, the Foundation has awarded more than $17 million in research grants, fellowships and scholarships. Many of today’s leading physical therapy researchers, clinicians, and academicians began their careers with this support. Foundation-funded researchers have gone on to secure more than $824 million in follow-on funding.
To donate or learn more, visit www.Foundation4pt.org or call 800/875-13678.