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Take a look at what's happening with the CU Physical Therapy Program.
At the 2019 APTA CSM in Washington, D.C., Program Director Margaret Schenkman, PT, PhD, FAPTA, delivered prestigious Anne Shumway-Cook Lecturship.
Congratulations to Paul Mintken, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT, CU Physical Therapy Professor, who was awarded the 2019 James A. Gould Excellence in Teaching Orthopaedic Physical Therapy (OPT)
The CU PT Program completed another terrific year, with numerous successes of our students, faculty and staff. Read about the many highlights of 2018.
Class of 2016 Alum Minda Morris likes to work hard and play hard, enjoying time outdoors and helping others. After going to a career counselor, she decided to return to school, studying physical therapy at the University of Colorado Denver.
Register Now! The University of Colorado Physical Therapy Program is pleased to announce their educational day, Pain & Healthcare in Society: Changing Attitudes, Behaviors and Health Systems to Address the Opioid Crisis. Please join us on September 17, 2018 on the Anschutz Medical Campus. Register HERE.
Congratulations to faculty member Mary Jane Rapport, PT, DPT, PhD, who has been selected as the recipient of the APTA Early-Investigator Research Fellowship for the next academic year. The fellowship is intended to facilitate a collaborative research relationship between APTA and the University of Colorado that would benefit the PT Program and faculty.
Clinical instructor Dr. Dyanna Haley-Rezac, PT, DPT, OCS, NCS, FAAOMPT, whose practice regularly takes CU DPT students, has been awarded the prestigious Signe Brunnstrom Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA).
The Class of 2020 was welcomed at their Oath Ceremony on
June 1st. Among the 67 students include a variety of athletes,
researchers, creative thinkers, and individuals committed to service.
The Class of 2020 was welcomed at their Oath Ceremony on June 1st. Among the 67 students include a variety of athletes, researchers, creative thinkers, and individuals committed to service.
The 5th Annual Scholarship Reception welcomed students, members of the CU Anschutz community, board members and donors together at the home of alumna Joanne Posner-Mayer. CU Physical Therapy scholarship offerings have been key in recruiting high-quality students and boosting diversity in the program.
What started as a special interest of a student back in 1998 remains strong 20 years later as CU’s involvement with the Stout Street Clinic continues to be a primary service opportunity for DPT students.
CSM Alumni Reception
has great turnout
In conjunction with this year's Combined Section Meetings, an Alumni Reception was held. This year's reception was the largest attended to date with over 150 people in attendance!
If you have Parkinson's disease and you want to delay the progression of your symptoms, just a stroll isn't sufficient. You should exercise three times a week with your heart rate between 80 to 85 percent maximum. It is that simple, said lead author Margaret Schenkman, Associate Dean for Physical Therapy Education and PT Program Director
This year the Physical Therapy Program was able to gift over $120,000 in scholarship to students. These scholarships make physical therapy education more feasible and are made possible by the generous support of alumni and friends of the PT Program.
Neil Bower graduated from the CU Physical Therapy Program in 1951 at the age of 28. He had been a star athlete in high school, setting track records that stood for 40 years. He had hoped to become a running back for Notre Dame; but World War II interrupted his athletic dreams. He enlisted in the Coast Guard and served for 4 years in the Pacific until the war ended. He returned home and married his wartime sweetheart, Shirline. Neil used his GI Bill to go Southeast Missouri State College. He graduated, ready to be a teacher and coach. Then he heard about physical therapy...
Last month the University of Colorado Physical Therapy Program celebrated 70 years of charting new paths in education, research and practice. The September 7, 2017 70th anniversary festivities included an educational day filled with nationally recognized speakers and an evening gala honoring the Physical Therapy Program’s legacy of excellence while looking ahead to its future.
Thank you for joining us to celebrate the legacy of the CU School of Medicine's Physical Therapy Program. Please enjoy these photos from both the daytime educational event and the evening gala at the Denver Art Museum.
PT Program Faculty Member Cynthia Johnson Armstrong, PT, DPT, CHT was elected to serve on the Board of Directors of the APTA.
The DPT Students received an Award of Merit from the Foundation for Physical Therapy for their contribution of $ $6,263 for physical therapy research this year.
Students can be easily overwhelmed at the Combined Sections Meeting (CSM), Michelle Stauffer describes her experience in navigating CSM in San Antonio, Texas as a second-year student.
Learn about faculty member Dawn Magnusson, PT, PhD| Assistant Professor and staff member Kayla Laperriere | Human Resources and Finance Coordinator including their history, interests and much more.
Mike Pascoe, PhD
2 Physical Therapists N' A Bag of Chips
October 7, 2018
Dr. Mike Pascoe, Ruffles Mozzarella & Marinara, Episode12
Health & Wellness Terminology in Healthcare Provider Education
May 25, 2018
58: Physical Therapists’ Role in Solving the Opioid Epidemic
May 17, 2018
343: Dr. Michael Bade, PT, DPT, PhD: PT Residency vs Fellowship
April 19, 2018
342: Dr. Jennifer Stevens-Lapsley, PT, DPT: The Inside Look at a PhD
April 16, 2018
Paul Mintken from AAOMPT 2017
February 7, 2018
Clinical Podcast: Fascinating Research to Practical Application with Dr. Paul Mintken
January 3, 2018
Anatomy Education Podcast
December 3, 2017
Healthcare Reboot- Dawn Magnusson
November 2, 2017
Episode 001 - What Does Google Glass Have To Do With Cadavers?
CU Online Podcast
July 27, 2014
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