Physical Therapy

Margaret M. Plack EdD, DPT, may finally find the time to develop new skills unrelated to higher education or pediatric physical therapy (PT).
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.
The GW PT Program celebrated the Class of 2020 during a graduation and awards ceremony.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Students at SMHS presented Golden Apple Awards to selected faculty at Follies.