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Physical Therapy Receives University Awards for Service

Posted On April 27, 2016
Categories News, Physical Therapy

Students in the Byrdine F. Lewis School of Nursing and Health Professions are positively impacting communities near and far. Georgia State honors this impact by awarding the Department of Physical Therapy’s Community Practice in Nicaragua the Outstanding University Program.

The Department of Physical Therapy helped a community in Nicaragua where the population is in need.… more »

PT Students Win First Lewis School Graduate Research Conference

Posted On April 19, 2016
Categories News, Physical Therapy

The Byrdine F. Lewis School of Nursing and Health Professions held its first Graduate Research Conference April 11. More than 25 students in all four of the current graduate-level academic areas of nursing, nutrition, physical therapy and respiratory therapy presented 16 posters.

Winners of the first Lewis School Graduate Research Conference were Sheela Shah and… more »

Taking PT Education Abroad to Rural Nicaragua

Posted On January 14, 2016
Categories News, Physical Therapy

A sunrise over Finca el Peten in rural Nicaragua marks the last day for the Georgia State Doctor of Physical Therapy students in Los Robles. Thirteen PT students along with two faculty, co-directors of this study abroad program, Anne Lorio and Kimberly Morelli, have called the organic coffee farm in the small farming village of… more »

Help Establish a New PT Scholarship

Posted On December 18, 2015
Categories News, Physical Therapy

Help the Class of 1975 establish a scholarship for future physical therapy students! Did you know that PT students only have access to one scholarship? The Class of 1975 wants to remedy that with a new, needs-based scholarship for PT students. We have received a pledge to match any funds given up until February 16,… more »

In Memoriam

Posted On December 18, 2015
Categories News, Physical Therapy

The Department of Physical Therapy mourns the passing of Marylou Barnes, retired chair of physical therapy and professor.

Barnes joined the Georgia State University faculty in 1979 as professor and chair. By the time she ended her chair position in 1986, the department had grown in prestige and produced graduates with a 100 percent pass… more »

Apply Now for Fall Scholarships

Posted On October 2, 2015
Categories News, Physical Therapy

Fall scholarship applications are open February 1– February 29, 2016. Scholarships awarded in the Byrdine F. Lewis School of Nursing and Health Professions are made possible by the generous contributions of alumni, corporations, foundations and friends.

More information on each scholarship and criteria can be found by visiting the Student Resources page at http://snhp.gsu.edu/student-resources/scholarships/.

For questions, please contact… more »

DPT Students Mark Educational Milestones

Posted On September 21, 2015
Categories News, Physical Therapy

On September 11, the first and second-year Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) students, received their personalized white lab coats and honored cadaver donors in the first combined White Coat and Remembrance Ceremony. This unique ceremony marks the end of formal anatomy studies and the beginning of clinical work.

Each year in the past, the DPT… more »

PT Faculty Visits Taiwanese Universities

Posted On January 26, 2015
Categories News

Georgia State University physical therapy assistant professor Yu-Ping Chen visited Taipei Medical University to build the student exchange and research collaboration started by the Department of Biology. Through P.C. Tai, professor of biology, the university established a four-week Summer Institute (study abroad program) to bring Taiwanese students to the U.S. to learn alongside Georgia State… more »