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2011

Dr. Randy Trumbower's Students Receive 3rd Place at the GA Tech Design Expo

Dr. Randy Trumbower's undergraduate students took third place (out of 42 teams) at this years Georgia Tech Design Expo. The title of their project was, "Re-Hand: A Software Assisted Hand Strength Assessment and Rehabilitation Device".

Dr. Randy Trumbower Appointed Membership to the GA Tech Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience

Randy Trumbower was appointed membership to the Georgia Tech Institute for Bioengineering & Bioscience (IBB) this month. The IBB community consists of interdisciplinary scientists that are involved in cutting-edge medical research. The IBB serves as a catalyst for innovative biomedical engineering and bioscience research located in Midtown Atlanta. See www.ibb.gatech.edu for more details.

Dr. Sarah Blanton Invited to Participate in Photography Exhibit at Emory’s Cannon Chapel

This fall, Dr. Sarah Blanton, Assistant Professor, School of Medicine, Division of Physical Therapy, has enjoyed the opportunity to participate in a photography exhibit at the Cannon Chapel at Emory. More...

Dr. Sarah Blanton Selected to Participate in 2012 ERRIS Workshop on Grant Writing

Dr. Sarah Blanton has been selected to participate in the 2012 ERRIS (Enhancing Rehabilitation Research in the South) Workshop on Grant Writing to be held in Charlottesville, Virginia. More...

Dr. Marie Johanson Receives the “Teacher of the Year” Award from PTAG

Dr. Marie Johanson received the “Teacher of the Year” Award from Physical Therapy Association of Georgia (PTAG). More...

Faculty Member Receives Emory University School of Medicine Dean’s Teaching Award

Patricia Nichols, Assistant Professor, received Emory University School of Medicine Dean’s Teaching Award for the academic year 2010-11. More...

Two More Students Accepted to Dual-Degree Programs

Two students from the Class of 2014 have been accepted into the dual-degree programs offered through Emory’s Doctor of Physical Therapy Program. More...

Service Learning Spotlight: Hispanic Health Fair

On a sunny Saturday in early October, nine first and second-year DPT students accompanied Dr. Pullen to the Hispanic Health Fair at the North DeKalb Health Center. More...

Fourth Annual White Coat Ceremony Held for DPT Class of 2014

The fourth annual White Coat Ceremony was held on Saturday, September 10, in the sanctuary at Glenn Memorial United Methodist Church on the Emory University campus. The ceremony marks the students’ transition from the study of preclinical to clinical health sciences and also initiates them in physical therapy ethics. More...

Service of Gratitude – Held on Friday, September 9, 2011 at Canon Chapel

Gratitude to honor the gift of cadavers they received to pursue their studies in anatomy. This non-denominational service was held at Emory’s Canon Chapel and was attended by the DPT Program faculty and students along with families and friends of the students. More...

Dr. Sara Pullen Awarded Two Grants from the Emory Office of University-Community Partnerships

Faculty member Sara Pullen, PT, DPT, MPH, has been awarded two grants from the Emory Office of University-Community Partnerships: the Faculty Fellows Program and the Community-Engaged Learning Initiatives Grant. These grants will be used to enhance the experiences and research within the Emory DPT Service Learning Program.

Emory DPT alumnus, Ben Braxley ('06) was recently elected to the nominating committee of the APTA during the House of Delegates meeting in National Harbor, Maryland.

Dr. Braxley currently works as a staff physical therapist in acute rehabilitation (acquired brain injury) at the Shepherd Center in Atlanta. More...

Dr. Zoher Kapasi Officially Named PROGRAM DIRECTOR of the Emory Division of Physical Therapy

Zoher Kapasi, PT, PhD, MBA, Associate Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, has officially been named the next Program Director of the Physical Therapy Division of the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at Emory. More...

Emory DPT Faculty and Students Volunteer in South Georgia

For two weekends in June, students from the 2nd and 3rd year DPT class volunteered their time with the South Georgia Farmworkers Health Project in Bainbridge and Valdosta, Georgia. More...

Meet the DPT Class of 2014

The Division of Physical Therapy faculty, students and staff welcome the DPT Class of 2014. This diverse class includes 66 students, 42 females and 24 males, from 21 states and South Korea. They are represented by 48 universities and 26 majors. More...

Congratulations to the DPT Class of 2011

On May 9, 2011, the Emory DPT Program graduated the DPT Class of 2011. More...

Congratulations! Emory University has won third place in the Pittsburgh–Marquette Challenge. Emory University raised a total of $23,819.14 in this year’s Challenge.

Students from 62 schools participated in the Challenge, with 6 reaching Award of Merit by raising at least $6,000 and 15 reaching Honorable Mention by raising at least $3,000. The grand total will be announced at the Foundation’s Gala, “National Treasures,” at National Harbor, MD on Thursday, on June 9. Students will be recognized during APTA’s Honors & Awards Ceremony that begins at 6:00pm in Potomac Ballroom A.

The Michael C. Carlos Museum has generously provided Dr Trumbower's InSPIR laboratory nearly $200 in museum tickets for research participants.

Many of the lab's research subjects are traveling from out-of-state (e.g., Alabama, Tennessee, North Carolina, and Florida) to participate in up to 5 consecutive days of testing. The tickets offer participants a fun activity while away from the lab.

Recent Publication from Dr. Randy Trumbower
Contributions of altered stretch reflex coordination to arm impairments following stroke.

Recent Publication from Dr. Andrew Butler

White Matter Integrity Is a Stronger Predictor of Motor Function Than BOLD Response in Patients With Stroke.

Dr. Randy Trumbower Attends NICHD Scientific Vision Workshop On Plasticity

This month Dr. Trumbower took part in the NIH Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) Scientific Vision Workshop on Plasticity. More...

 

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