Physical Therapy

January 5, 2022
Margaret M. Plack EdD, DPT, may finally find the time to develop new skills unrelated to higher education or pediatric physical therapy (PT).
April 27, 2021
Qing Zeng, PhD, professor of clinical research and leadership at SMHS, received a $2 million grant for research to examine the role of physical fitness in preventing Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias in veterans.
May 21, 2020
The GW PT Program celebrated the Class of 2020 during a graduation and awards ceremony.
March 24, 2020
The George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program continues to find a home among the top-ranked programs in the country, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2021 Best Graduate Schools.
February 25, 2020
Sabrina Figueiredo, PhD, MSc, joined SMHS as co-director of the Health Care Quality (HCQ) Program. Figueiredo comes to GW from McGill University in Montreal, where she served as assistant director of the physical therapy program.
January 26, 2020
Researchers at the George Washington University Advanced Metrics Lab found that a hip fracture patient’s length of stay in a rehabilitation facility has a greater impact on functional independence than therapy time per day.
November 20, 2019
For the 10th consecutive year, all of the graduates from the SMHS Class of 2019 Doctoral Program in Physical Therapy successfully passed the National Physical Therapy Licensing Examination on their first attempt.
October 29, 2019
During the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) Physical Therapy (PT) Program Convocation on Oct. 28, the excellence, professionalism, and achievements of PT students and residents were celebrated.
May 29, 2019
After earning a daunting 109 credits over eight consecutive semesters, with 34 weeks of full-time education and training, the members of the DPT Program Class of 2019 gathered with faculty, family, and friends in the Dorothy Betts Marvin Theatre to celebrate their accomplishments.
March 26, 2019
Students at SMHS presented Golden Apple Awards to selected faculty at Follies.