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Activities and Awards

CSM 2015    

PhD students and Faculty attended the Combined Sections Meeting for the American Physical Therapy Association in February 2015 in Indianapolis. Four students were acknowledged for receiving funding from the Foundation for Physical Therapy. 

Ryan Marker, DPT 

PhD student, Ryan Marker (Faculty Mentor, Katrina Maluf) was selected for the Delsys Travel Assistance Grant to the XIX ISEK COngress in Brisbane, Australia.

Ryan was also selected as recipient of the $275 Research Award for Outstanding Poster from the College of Nursing.



PhD student, Andrew Kittelson (Faculty Mentor, Jennifer Stevens-Lapsley) was awarded a pre-doctoral NIH T32 training award administered by the Department of Geriatric Medicine and the Department of Integrative Physiology at the University of Colorado. Andrew's research focus is the examination of pain phenotypes in knee osteoarthritis.



Bahar Shahidi presented a poster titled "Reliability and Discriminant Validity of Cervicothoracic Impairment Measures in Individuals with and without Chronic Neck Pain" at the APTA Combined Sections Meeting in Chicago. Bahar's poster was nominated for a Best Poster Award by the Orthopedics section.


Jennifer Stephenson 

PhD students Bahar Shahidi and Ryan Marker were selected as 2011 Kendall Scholarship recipients from the Foundation for Physical Therapy.


Jennifer Stephenson 

Rehabilitation Science PhD students Bahar Shahidi and Andrew Kittelson were selected as 2012 Promotion of Doctoral Studies I Scholarship recipients from the Foundation for Physical Therapy.