Marie Johanson, PT, PhD, Board-Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist was selected to receive the Emory University School of Medicine Dean’s Teaching Award for the academic year 2016-2017. The award recognizes superior teaching of medical and allied health professional students, the dedication and skill in teaching, and mentoring students in the classroom and the clinic. Dr. Johanson […]
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Emory has received a $4.5 million four year grant from USAID to establish the profession of Physical Therapy in the country of Georgia. The grant will be used to establish a PT training center in the Emory Kobaladze Learning Center in Tbilisi, and to establish a clinic in Tbilisi and Batumi, the second largest city […]
Emory University students recognized at the Foundation for Physical Therapy’s events at the 2017 NEXT Conference for their dedication and support to the foundation! The Foundation for Physical Therapy presented Emory University’s PT Program with Honorable Mention for their fundraising efforts through the 2016-2017 VCU-Marquette Challenge. Honorable Mention is awarded to schools who show dedication […]
T. Richard Nichols, PhD, became an honorary member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) on June 21
An article from Nature on careers with Dual Degree programs. Edelle Field-Fote, PT, PhD, FAPTA, program director of the dual DPT/PhD program shares her thoughts. Read more.
Zoher Kapasi, PT, PhD, MBA wins the Atlanta Business Chronicle’s Allied Health Professional Health Care Hero Award! This award honors leaders in health care who are influential in the metro Atlanta area. Dr. Kapasi was nominated for this award by Jonathan S. Lewin, Executive Vice President for Health Affairs; Executive Director, Woodruff Health Sciences Center; […]
Dr. Lena Ting’s research on Flamingos and the implications of their one-legged stance on balance published in Biology Letters has garnered considerable media attention! NPR The Atlantic
The Division is happy to share that Dr. Edee Field-Fote has been invited by the Director of NIH to serve as a member of the National Advisory Board on Medical Rehabilitation Research of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development beginning July 1, 2017. In this capacity she will have […]
Dr. Bruce Greenfield shares his expertise in Ethics and Professionalism in an interview with the San Diego Tribune as they explore the appropriateness of a hospital giving money to the San Diego Padres to be listed as the official healthcare provider for the team. Read More
By Sarah R. Blanton, PT, DPT, NCS, Editor-in-Chief As a child I was soft-spoken and shy. Although my grades were good, I was far from the star of the class, and frequently blended in with the general mass of my small rural high school. My high school biology professor, Mr. Burke, seemed to recognize my […]