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 .
Most people don't realize that musicians can suffer health issues as a result of their profession, but they can. Carpal tunnel syndrome, stress injuries, and back pain are just a few of the problems they may suffer due to repetitive practicing and performing.
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".