Foundation for Physical Therapy Research Partners with SWORD Health to Support Digital Physical Therapy Research

2023-01-26T14:05:45+00:00

Foundation for Physical Therapy Research Partners with SWORD Health to Support Digital Physical Therapy Research A new grant mechanism is the result of SWORD Health’s $50,000 donation to the Foundation for Physical Therapy Research. The donation is directed to support a Digital Physical Therapy Research Grant that will be [...]

Foundation for Physical Therapy Research Partners with SWORD Health to Support Digital Physical Therapy Research2023-01-26T14:05:45+00:00

Sara M. Schoppenhorst Leaves Generous Bequest

2023-01-05T19:21:08+00:00

Sara M. Schoppenhorst Leaves Generous Bequest Schoppenhorst left an investment to the profession through a $76,500 gift to the Foundation for Physical Therapy Research. Sara M. Schoppenhorst, a longtime supporter of the Foundation, was an active member of the physical therapist community throughout her lifetime. Sara’s love of physical [...]

Sara M. Schoppenhorst Leaves Generous Bequest2023-01-05T19:21:08+00:00

WATCH: FPTR PODS Webinar

2022-12-27T14:55:42+00:00

FPTR PODS Webinar: Stepping Stones Toward a Successful Research Career FPTR recently hosted an event to coincide with the opening of the 2023 PODS cycle. FPTR scholarships and fellowships are awarded using a rigorous peer review process modeled after the National Institutes of Health (NIH) that ensures that our [...]

WATCH: FPTR PODS Webinar2022-12-27T14:55:42+00:00

Foundation for Physical Therapy Research Announces 2022 Research Grant Funding

2022-12-20T14:24:24+00:00

Foundation for Physical Therapy Research Announces 2022 Research Grant Funding The Foundation for Physical Therapy Research is awarding $735,000 in funding: $460,000 to fund seven research physical therapy grants and $250,000 for the 9th year of The Center on Health Services Training and Research (CoHSTAR). In July, the Board [...]

Foundation for Physical Therapy Research Announces 2022 Research Grant Funding2022-12-20T14:24:24+00:00

Summer Marquette Challenge Intern Connects with Research

2022-08-22T18:07:19+00:00

Summer Marquette Challenge Intern Connects with Research Each year, the Foundation for Physical Therapy Research (FPTR) hosts a Marquette Challenge intern in the summer. Elisa Magalang joined the FPTR staff in 2022 in support of our mission and the student-led VCU-Marquette Challenge. Ever since I was little, I knew [...]

Summer Marquette Challenge Intern Connects with Research2022-08-22T18:07:19+00:00

FPTR AWARDS $325,000 IN 2022 SCHOLARSHIP AND FELLOWSHIP FUNDING

2022-07-14T03:21:48+00:00

FPTR AWARDS $325,000 IN 2022 SCHOLARSHIP AND FELLOWSHIP FUNDING The Foundation for Physical Therapy Research (FPTR) awarded 22 scholarships in this funding cycle and extended funding for a new combined scholarship/fellowship mechanism. ALEXANDRIA, VA (July 8, 2022) – The Foundation for Physical Therapy Research (FPTR) recently awarded $325,000 in [...]

FPTR AWARDS $325,000 IN 2022 SCHOLARSHIP AND FELLOWSHIP FUNDING2022-07-14T03:21:48+00:00

VCU Takes Top Honors for 2021-2022 Student-Led Challenge

2022-07-06T13:52:18+00:00

Virginia Commonwealth University takes top honors in student-led Marquette Challenge Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) took first place in this year's Marquette Challenge, a student-led fundraiser to support the mission of the Foundation for Physical Therapy Research (FPTR). The top fundraising school earns co-naming rights for the next year's Marquette [...]

VCU Takes Top Honors for 2021-2022 Student-Led Challenge2022-07-06T13:52:18+00:00

FPTR Welcomes New Trustee to Board

2022-07-06T13:17:58+00:00

FPTR Welcomes New Trustee to Board The Foundation for Physical Therapy Research (FPTR) Board of Trustees has appointed Christopher Powers, PT, PhD, FASCM, FAPTA, to complete an open position. Powers will begin his term immediately.  In addition, four trustees were reappointed to serve another three-year term –  Paul A. [...]

FPTR Welcomes New Trustee to Board2022-07-06T13:17:58+00:00

Challenge School Takes Most Creative Award with Poster Fundraiser

2022-06-22T15:09:53+00:00

Challenge School Takes Most Creative Award with Poster Fundraiser Timothy Otsby, PT, DPT, CSCS Each year, hundreds of physical therapist (PT) and physical therapist assistant (PTA) students, with the support of their program directors and community, hold fundraising events across the country for the Marquette Challenge. Although [...]

Challenge School Takes Most Creative Award with Poster Fundraiser2022-06-22T15:09:53+00:00

Future PTs and PTAs give forward to the profession through student-led challeng

2022-06-23T15:37:16+00:00

Future PTs and PTAs give forward to their future profession trough student-led VCU-Marquette Challenge PT and PTA students have once again helped close out another successful VCU-Marquette Challenge to benefit the Foundation for Physical Therapy Research. Hundreds of students at 79 schools participated this year. The top 3 schools [...]

Future PTs and PTAs give forward to the profession through student-led challeng2022-06-23T15:37:16+00:00
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