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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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Givens Joins Faculty As Director of Physical Therapy

Givens Joins Faculty As Director of Physical Therapy

Stephen Hooper, PhD, Chair of the Department of Allied Health Sciences and Associate Dean for the UNC School of Medicine, appointed Deborah Givens, PT, DPT, PhD, as Director of the Division of Physical Therapy.

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NIH Grant Supports Interdisciplinary Research on Walking in the Real World After Stroke

NIH Grant Supports Interdisciplinary Research on Walking in the Real World After Stroke

Dr. Prudence Plummer, Assistant Professor, has received a NIH R21 grant to fund “Real-world assessment of dual-task performance after stroke,” an interdisciplinary endeavor involving researchers in physical therapy, biomedical engineering, and psycholinguistics. The grant will provide $275,000 in direct costs over two years.

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Mercer Selected for Faculty Engaged Scholars Program

Mercer Selected for Faculty Engaged Scholars Program

Dr. Vicki Stemmons Mercer, Associate Professor, has been selected for Class V of the Thorp Faculty Engaged Scholars (FES) program.

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UNC PT Recognized for Miami-Marquette Challenge

UNC PT Recognized for Miami-Marquette Challenge

The UNC Division of Physical Therapy received an Honorable Mention Award for the 2013-2014 Miami-Marquette Challenge, which supports the Foundation for Physical Therapy.

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Private Support Helps to Advance UNC PT Faculty Research

Private Support Helps to Advance UNC PT Faculty Research

Private gifts enabled the purchase of the Cosmed K4B2, which will help advance research in the areas of adult onset stroke and cerebral palsy.

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From the Director - Summer 2014

From the Director - Summer 2014

A message from Lisa Johnston, PT, MS, DPT, Interim Director and Associate Professor, June 2014.

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