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Physical Therapy Students Recognized for Participation in VCU-Marquette Challenge

Physical Therapy Students Recognized for Participation in VCU-Marquette Challenge

Physical Therapy students received the Award of Excellence and were inducted into the Cornerstone Society of the annual fundraising challenge.

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Division of Physical Therapy Celebrates 60 Years of Teaching, Research, and Clinical Care

Division of Physical Therapy Celebrates 60 Years of Teaching, Research, and Clinical Care

The Division of Physical Therapy celebrated its 60th year of the program with a celebration at The Farm, a faculty and staff recreation center in Chapel Hill, on Saturday, May 20, 2017.

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Division of Physical Therapy Students Recognized for Philanthropy by the Foundation for Physical Therapy

Division of Physical Therapy Students Recognized for Philanthropy by the Foundation for Physical Therapy

Students in the Division of Physical Therapy will receive recognition at the 2017 PT NEXT conference for their efforts and success in fundraising for the Foundation for Physical Therapy’s VCU-Marquette Challenge, which supports research in physical therapy.

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Deborah Thorpe, PT, PhD, honored as Health Care Hero by Triangle Business Journal

Deborah Thorpe, PT, PhD, honored as Health Care Hero by Triangle Business Journal

The Triangle Business Journal recently celebrated winners of its annual Health Care Heroes awards. Thorpe is one of two recipients from the UNC School of Medicine; eight others from UNC Health Care and UNC Rex Healthcare achieved honors, all of whom were recognized at a banquet on March 16.

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Human Movement Science alumnae Stacey Dusing receives Haley Research Award at APTA

Human Movement Science alumnae Stacey Dusing receives Haley Research Award at APTA

Stacey Dusing, PT, PhD, PCS, has received recognition for her research at the 2017 American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting.

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UNC-Chapel Hill physical therapy alumnus wins APTA Aquatic Physical Therapy Section award

UNC-Chapel Hill physical therapy alumnus wins APTA Aquatic Physical Therapy Section award

UNC-Chapel Hill physical therapy alumnus Michael R. Murray, PT, DPT, has won the 2017 Judy Cirullo Award for Exceptional Contribution to the Area of Aquatic Therapy, given by the aquatic section of the American Physical Therapy Association at the Combined Sections Meeting (CSM) in San Antonio, Texas.

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Division of Physical Therapy entryway dedicated to honor program faculty past and present

Division of Physical Therapy entryway dedicated to honor program faculty past and present

Faculty members, alumni, and friends of the Division of Physical Therapy gathered Friday, September 16, 2016 to dedicate the division entryway in honor of mentors past and present.

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Division of Physical Therapy holds 57th commencement ceremony

Division of Physical Therapy holds 57th commencement ceremony

More than 30 students in the Division of Physical Therapy received their degrees on Saturday, August 6.

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Bing Yu Provides Recommendations to USA Track & Field Team for 2016 Olympic Games

Bing Yu Provides Recommendations to USA Track & Field Team for 2016 Olympic Games

The Center for Human Movement Science's Bing Yu has provided recommendations to the USA Track & Field Team as they head to the 2016 Olympic Games.

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Division of Physical Therapy Students Recognized by Foundation for Physical Therapy

Division of Physical Therapy Students Recognized by Foundation for Physical Therapy

Two Division of Physical Therapy students, in addition to their faculty advisor, have received an honorable mention for fundraising efforts to support research.

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Remembering Dr. Margaret Lee Moore (1921-2016)

Remembering Dr. Margaret Lee Moore (1921-2016)

Dr. Margaret Lee Moore, a pioneer in the field of physical therapy, died June 15, 2016 at the age of 94. A Greensboro native, Moore was instrumental in establishing the Division of Physical Therapy at the UNC School of Medicine.

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Doctor of Physical Therapy Candidate Alexis Williams selected for fellowship and residency program

Doctor of Physical Therapy Candidate Alexis Williams selected for fellowship and residency program

Alexis Williams, a doctor of physical therapy candidate, was selected as a 2016 Multiple Sclerosis Rehabilitation Therapy Specialty Fellowship and will participate in the 2016-2017 Boston University Physical Therapy Neurological Residency Program.

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Physical Therapy student Elizabeth Nixon receives APTA student award

Physical Therapy student Elizabeth Nixon receives APTA student award

Doctor of physical therapy student Elizabeth Nixon has received the 2016 Student Assembly Outstanding Physical Therapist Award from the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA).

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Pediatric Physical Therapy Residency Receives Accreditation

Pediatric Physical Therapy Residency Receives Accreditation

The Division of Physical Therapy recently received accreditation from the American Physical Therapy Association for its pediatric residency program.

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American Physical Therapy Association to honor McCulloch, Giuliani at June meeting

American Physical Therapy Association to honor McCulloch, Giuliani at June meeting

Division of Physical Therapy faculty member Carol Giuliani will be honored as a Catherine Worthingham Fellow of the APTA; Karen McCulloch will receive the Lucy Blair Service Award.

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UNC Physical Therapy Professor Carol Giuliani: Aging in Community

UNC Physical Therapy Professor Carol Giuliani: Aging in Community

The Chapel Hill News featured an opinion piece by Dr. Carol Giuliani, which focuses on improving mobility and preventing falls to allow older adults to age in place.

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