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Daniel L. Riddle, PT, PhD, FAPTA, Otto D. Payton Professor of Physical Therapy from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia, was back on campus and provided a presentation to our academic community in medicine. Dr. Riddle received his Certificate in Physical Therapy from the...
The University of Iowa DPT Class of 2017 will present their Case Presentations December 14th - December 15th, 2017 on the UI Campus. Our DPT educational program culminates in a final case presentation prior to graduation. Students develop a clinical question related to one of the patients they...
Lorimer Moseley, PT, PhD, FACP, Chair of Physiotherapy at the University of South Australia provided a talk to faculty, clinicians and students on the University of Iowa campus October 10th. His talk "Harvesting the Experiment-Experience-Experiment Loop: the Fun and Games of Clinical Pain Science"...
Richard Shields, PT, PhD, FAPTA, delivered a powerful and provocative message as part of the 48th Mary McMillan Lecture “Turning Over the Hourglass” at the June 2017 American Physical Therapy Association’s NEXT Conference in Boston. Receiving the Mary McMillan Lecture is the most distinguished...
Congratulations to Dr. Richard Shields, PT, PhD, FAPTA, for receiving the 2017 Regents Award for Faculty Excellence! Given by the Board of Regents of the State of Iowa, this award recognizes faculty who have a sustained record of excellence across the spectrum of faculty endeavors (teaching,...
Congratulations to Kathleen Sluka, PT, PhD, FAPTA for receiving the prestigious Helen J. Hislop Award for Outstanding Contributions to Professional Literature from the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). Dr. Sluka was presented with the award at the 2017 APTA NEXT Conference in Boston...
The Department is pleased to announce that Jason Wilken, PT, PhD has joined our faculty this year as an Associate Professor. Dr. Wilken received his PT degree from Iowa in 2001, followed by a PhD in Rehabilitation Science, also through our department. Since then he has published 72 scientific...
The University of Iowa Class of 2016 provided their Case Presentations Wednesday, December 14th – Friday, December 16th, 2016 on the UI Campus Our DPT educational program culminates in a final case presentation prior to graduation. Students develop a clinical question related to one of the patients...
Monday, September 19, 2016
Friday, August 19, 2016 Dr. Ruth Chimenti, a postdoc in Dr. Kathleen Sluka's Neurobiology of Pain Laboratory, was awarded a $15,000 collaborative research grant from the International Association for the Study of Pain to work with Dr. Sluka and Dr. Lorimer Mosely (Australia) to examine a novel pain...