ITHACA, NY — Ithaca College’s Center for Life Skills is offering a three-month rehabilitation program for individuals who have experienced a stroke. Sessions will be held from 9 a.m. to noon on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays between Sept. 10 and Dec. 14. The center is located at Longview, 1 Bella Vista Drive in Ithaca, and there is a fee.
The program’s goal is...
Hélène Larin, Associate professor and Chair in the Department of Physical Therapy was invited to present at the Saudi Physical Therapy Conference held in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, May 15-16. Platform presentations were (a) Roadmap for the Profession: Frameworks of Practice and (b) Infant Robotic Self-Mobility & Goal-Directed Mastery Motivation.
Deborah Nawoczenski PT, PhD, Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy, is a Co-Principal Investigator on a grant with Benedict DiGiovanni MD from the University of Rochester Department of Orthopaedics, that has received the prestigious Louis A. and Mildred M. Goldstein Award from the Department of Orthopaedics at the UofR .
Seven students from the physical therapy program spent their Spring Break in Washington DC, as the culmination of Clinical Associate Professor Barb Belyea's course on Military Medicine.
Faculty in the Department of Physical Therapy contributed 12 presentations and coordinated educational programs in neurology, neurophysiology, and aquatics, at the APTA Combined Sections Meeting held in Chicago, IL.
Dr. Andrew Robinson was the recipient of the Distinguished Service Award for 2012 from the Section on Clinical Electrophysiology and Wound Management of APTA.
Dr. Michael Pagliarulo was the recipient of the University of Southern California 2011 Distinguished Alumni Award.
In conjunction with Ithaca College, the Unity Health System Residency in Neurologic Physical Therapy was recognized as a 2011 new Credentialed Residency Program, and the Cayuga Medical Center, Orthopedic Physical Therapy Residency, as a 2011 Credentialed Residency Program.
Nineteen physical therapy alumni were recognized as new Board Certified Specialists in Cardiovascular & Pulmonary, Geriatric, Sports and Orthopedic Physical Therapy.