Jayne Snyder, PT, DPT, MA, FAPTA, passed away on October 6, 2011 after losing her battle with cancer. Dr. Snyder served as the President and Chair of the Foundation for six years from 1997-2003, and was a driving force for the physical therapy profession through her tireless efforts of community leadership and political advocacy.
Jayne was a firm believer in finding viable evidence through research to prove the efficacy of physical therapy interventions, and to advance the field as a scientific profession.
The Jayne L. Snyder Endowment Fund provides a permanent source of funding to examine the efficacy of physical therapist practice through scientific methods of clinical research. Gifts made to the Foundation in memory of Jayne Snyder will be designated toward her endowment fund.
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Announcing Our New Grant RecipientsFPTR awarded $620,000 in promising physical therapy research grants.
The Foundation for Physical Therapy Research recently announced 6 physical therapy research grants. The grants total $620,000 and include two years of funding for high-impact research made possible with a $1.58 million bequest from Magdelen and Emil Goergeny.
The grants also include the VCU-Marquette Challenge Research Grant, the Health Services Research Pipeline Grant, the Pediatric Research Grant, the Magistro Family Foundation Grant, the Pediatric Research Grant, and the Pelvic Health Research Grant. This work would not be possible without the generous support of our donors.