Program Highlights

Faculty and students in our program are constantly involved in service to physical therapy and to their community. Below are just a few examples:

Participation at the 2024 American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Combined Sections Meeting (CSM) national conference in Boston, MA

Several ICPT faculty participated in the 2024 Csm:

During the Opening Ceremonies, Dr. Hilary Greenberger, the chair of the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties, welcomed the new and renewed board-certified physical therapists from 9 different specialty areas.

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Dr. Laura Gras (ICPTDepartment Chair & Program Director) presented "The 5Ms of Geriatrics: The Missing Link in Movement System Framework”.

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Dr. Megan Hotchkiss and clinical education colleagues presented a poster, “Magnitude of Racial Bias and Microaggressions Experienced by PT Students during First Clinical Education Experiences” which won the Social Responsibility Award from the Global Health Special Interest Group.

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Dr. Teresa Chen and alumni Kayleen Alvarado-Rodriguez and Jamie Kronenberg (not in the photo) presented a poster, “Empowering Physical Therapy Students and Professionals: Fostering Personal and Professional Growth through Individualized Mentorship.”

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Dr. Teresa Chen presented a second poster, “Intrinsic Foot Muscle Contraction for Alleviating Negative Impact on Standing Balance.”

DPT students were also present at 2024 Csm:


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