Recent News in Physical Therapy

Make it possible with physical therapy
Jan 3, 2017
VCU Physical Therapy RUN lab was acknowledged.

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Go-Baby-Go Collaboration with CHoR
Jan 3, 2017
VCU Physical Therapy worked in collaboration with the Children's Hospital of Richmond to modify battery operated cars for children with disabilities.

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Bob Lamb Distinguished Lecturer
Oct 26, 2015
This year’s Bob Lamb Distinguished Lecturer is G. Kelley Fitzgerald, PhD, PT, FAPTA, Associate Dean of Graduate Studies, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Professor, Department of Physical Therapy, and Director of the Physical Therapy Clinical and Translational Research Center, University of Pittsburgh.

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Marty Clendenin receives Lifetime Achievement Award
Jul 9, 2015
This year’s Lifetime Achievement Award was given at the MCV Alumni reunion to Marty Clendenin, class of 1965 for the lifetime of contributions that she has made to Physical Therapy education.

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Miami-Marquette challenge 2015
Jul 9, 2015
The Foundation for Physical Therapy recognized Virginia Commonwealth University as the second place winner of the 2014-2015 Miami-Marquette Change.

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Kudos to recipients of Outstanding Clinical Instructor Awards
Jun 24, 2013
Congratulations to Gaynelle Scott of the Stafford County Public Schools, Trey Haskell of RMH Outpatient Orthopedics and Kasey Henderson of...

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Daniel Riddle, PT, PhD, FAPTA, received the 2013 Charles M. Magi
Jul 29, 2013
Daniel Riddle, PT, PhD, FAPTA, received the 2013 Charles M. Magistro Distinguished Service Award from the Foundation for Physical Therapy. …

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    Age in Action - Summer 2017
    Jul 20, 2017
    This issue features a case study on creatively using the annual Medicare Wellness Visit as a means of both training health care providers about geriatrics and engaging older patients in self-care. There are also editorials on laughter and wellness and on several initiatives from the Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services; an essay on the paradox of aging, brief articles on innovations in transportation, resources for dementia caregivers and websites on hearing health care.

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    Age in Action - Spring 2017
    Apr 11, 2017
    This issue features a case study on standardized patients (actors) to train health profession students about older adults. There are also editorials on oral health and aging and on several initiatives from the Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services as well as photos from our 31st annual Legislative Breakfast, articles on students as teachers at the Richmond Health and Wellness Program for low-income elders and the FAMILIES caregivers program.

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    Age in Action - Winter 2017
    Jan 30, 2017
    This issue features a case study on older drivers and safety, research on income and life expectancy, a remembrance of a valued colleague with cerebral palsy, editorials on No Wrong Door and on Meeting Aging-Related Needs, Calendar notices, and other blurbs and items.

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    Go-Baby-Go Collaboration with CHoR
    Jan 3, 2017
    VCU Physical Therapy worked in collaboration with the Children's Hospital of Richmond to modify battery operated cars for children with disabilities.

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    Make it possible with physical therapy
    Jan 3, 2017
    VCU Physical Therapy RUN lab was acknowledged.

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    Age in Action - Spring 2016
    Apr 20, 2016
    This issue features a case study on the troubling matter of financial exploitation of older adults, the impact of undue influence on vulnerable elders, and the possible role of legislative initiatives in preventing the exploitation and much more.

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    Age in Action - Winter 2016
    Jan 25, 2016
    In our newest edition of Age in Action, learn how the PALETTE program enhances student understanding of aging through intergenerational visual arts and movement arts and more.

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    Bob Lamb Distinguished Lecturer
    Oct 26, 2015
    This year’s Bob Lamb Distinguished Lecturer is G. Kelley Fitzgerald, PhD, PT, FAPTA, Associate Dean of Graduate Studies, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Professor, Department of Physical Therapy, and Director of the Physical Therapy Clinical and Translational Research Center, University of Pittsburgh.

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    Age in Action - Fall 2015
    Oct 16, 2015
    Learn about building interprofessional teams through evidence-based practice training in falls prevention and more.

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    RFP Due Date for GTE is Nov 2nd
    Oct 16, 2015
    We are pleased to announce that the Virginia General Assembly has continued its appropriation for this important grant funding opportunity for geriatrics workforce development. The proposal due date for the GTE initiative is Monday, November 2nd at 11:59 PM.

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