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Monday, July 25, 2016 Richard Shields has been named the recipient of the 2017 McMillan Lecture Award. The Mary McMillan Lecture Award was established by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) in 1963 and is the highest honor provided by the Association. The award was established to pay...
Monday, September 28, 2015 Drs. Kathleen Sluka and Laura Frey Law served on the Scientific Planning Committee for the Section on Research Retreat entitled "Piecing Together the Pain Puzzle: The Biopsychosocial Model" held July 26-July 30 at Bryant University in Rhode Island. Other members included...
Thursday, September 24, 2015 Stacey DeJong PT, PhD was recently awarded funding as a Scholar in the CORRT K12 Program, a Multicenter Career Development Program for Physical and Occupational Therapists. The CORRT Program provides Comprehensive Opportunities in Rehabilitation Research Training, and...
Thursday, September 24, 2015 Richard Shields PT, PhD, FAPTA has been appointed to the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Advisory Council. Dr. Shields will play a key role in NICHD operations by providing advice and recommendations to the Director on Institute research...
Thursday, September 24, 2015 Richard Shields PT, PhD, FAPTA received two NIH R01 grant awards totalling over 3.6 million dollars. The projects focus on improving metabolic health of people with spinal cord injury (SCI) through skeletal muscle activity. Dr. Shields and his research team offer novel...
Thursday, April 16, 2015 The University of Iowa Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science held its Annual Research Day Friday, 24, 2015. Brandan Dougherty, PT, PhD, provided the research lecture "The Therapeutic Potential of Acute Intermittent Hypoxia: Current Knowledge and Future...
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 Dr. Richard K. Shields gave the 2015 Eighth Annual Ann Putnam Kaleckas Lecture at Northwestern University March 30th. Dr. Shields lecture "Capitalizing on Tissue Plasticity to Improve Health after Spinal Cord Injury". The lecture was given to over 300 participants which...
Friday, December 19, 2014 At the December 19, 2014 Commencement Ceremony, the Department conferred the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree upon 35 students. All members of the graduating class were recognized for their excellence through scholarships and awards.
Tuesday, April 08, 2014
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 David Indovina and Jenna Sedlacek were the recipients of the Frank Hazelton Annual Scholarship given to an outstanding DPT2 and DPT1 student each year. The Hazelton family, along with the award recipients, is presented in a picture taken after a luncheon hosted by the...