T. Richard Nichols, PhD, became an honorary member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) on June 21
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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 […]
Interprofessional Simulation Conference: Simulation as a Tool to Promote Interprofessional Education and Practice November 14 – 15, 2017 Emory Conference Center and Hotel Emory University Atlanta, Georgia 30322 Mission The Interprofessional Simulation Conference will bring together interdisciplinary, health science educators and clinicians to promote and determine best practice, assessment measures, and techniques when using simulation […]
Emma Goldberg received the Frank S. Blanton, Jr., MD Humanities in Rehabilitation Scholar award at a special dinner hosted by Maggie Edson, Pulitzer Prize winning playwright of the play Wit. This $1,000 scholarship goes to a graduate student with a dedication to the pursuit of knowledge in the humanities, a deep desire to foster awareness […]
The Division of Physical Therapy is pleased to announce that Dr. Zoher Kapasi was selected to receive the 2016-2017 Emory Williams Distinguished Teaching Award by David S. Stephens, MD, Interim Dean, Emory University School of Medicine. The Emory Williams Awards were originally established by Mr. Emory Williams, a former emeritus trustee and graduate of Emory college in 1972. […]