News

Monday, October 07, 2013 Dr. Richard K. Shields gave the 2013 Robert L. Lamb Distinguished Lecture at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) on September 16, 2013. Shields' lecture "Capitalizing on the Regenerative Capacity of Human Tissues to Stress: The Basis for Effective Rehabilitation...
Monday, October 07, 2013 Kathleen A. Sluka has been appointed as the Kate Daum Professor. The endowed professorship was established by the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine to recognize outstanding women scientists and is given once every four years. The professorship honors Kate Daum,...
Monday, August 12, 2013 Dr. Richard Shields was selected to serve as the Chair Elect to the Advisory Board for the National Center for Medical Rehabilitation Research (NCMRR). NCMRR fosters development of scientific knowledge to advance the health, productivity, independence, and quality-of-life of...
Thursday, August 08, 2013 Dr. Kathleen Sluka was awarded a UM1 two-site clinical trial from the National Institutes of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Disorders (NIAMS): "FAST: Fibromyalgia Activity Study with TENS". This 5-year clinical trial will study the effectiveness of TENS in people...
Wednesday, May 29, 2013 Congratulations to Dailey, Singh, Teran-Yengle, and Vance! Four PhD graduates participated in the convocation ceremony held Friday, May 17 th by the Graduate College. These students successfully defended their dissertation thesis in the spring semester. Listed below are...
Thursday, May 30, 2013 Congratulations to Carol Vance on Completing her PhD! Long-standing faculty member Carol Vance successfully defended her PhD thesis April 16, 2013. She participated in the commencement ceremony May 17 held by the University of Iowa Graduate College at Carver Hawkeye Arena...
Tuesday, April 30, 2013 Kathleen A. Sluka, PT, PhD, FAPTA, has been named a Catherine Worthingham Fellow. This is the highest honor given by the APTA. Catherine Worthingham, PT, PhD, FAPTA, was a visionary who demonstrated leadership across the advocacy, education, practice, and research domains...
Tuesday, April 30, 2013 The faculty and staff are pleased to welcome Darren P. Casey, PhD as Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science. Starting in the fall 2013, he will direct the Exercise Physiology and Pharmacology components of the DPT and PhD curriculum. Dr. Casey...
Tuesday, July 10, 2012 PhD Student Amy Kimball was awarded a PODS Scholarship from the Foundation for Physical Therapy. These awards are extremely competitive with only five of over 40 applicants granted a scholarship this year. Congratulations to Amy for a job well done.
Thursday, July 12, 2012 Amanda Paige (DPT2) is the first recipient of the Marilyn M. McCoid Scholarship. David McCoid, husband of the late Marilyn McCoid, PT, established this scholarship fund in Marilyn's name.Marilyn graduated from the UI Physical Therapy Program in 1964. Marilyn practiced...