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.
Professor Katherine Beissner's research team has been awarded a 3-year RO1 grant for $1.5 million dollars from the Agency for Healthcare Quality and Research (AHQR), for their project entitled "Treating Pain to Reduce Disability Among Older Home Health Patients".
Hilary Greenberger of Physical Therapy, is the guest host of the next Faculty Show and Share on Thursday, February 2 at 3:15 pm in the CET (Job 102).
In a collaboration with ITS, 60 short instructional video podcasts were created and distributed on iTunes U to students in the Musculoskeletal Examination and Evaluation course to demonstrate dynamic techniques. Hilary will share how these clips changed the way students approach the learning process in lab and address the preferences of students regarding convenience and availability on a mobile device.
Registration is appreciated.
The Ithaca College Occupational and Physical Therapy Clinic will be holding FREE weekly injury clinics for all performing artists beginning tomorrow, January 26th from 8:30-9:30am.