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Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Services

PTRS student Rachel Sadinsky in Guatemala

Q&A with Rachel Sadinsky

November 30, 2017

Rachel Sadinsky wants to help people live life to the fullest and chose physical therapy as the way she would do that. From yoga research with kids in Philadelphia to working in clinics in Guatemala, her passion is what motivates her to accomplish her goals and inspires others to reach for theirs.

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Rob Maschi

Dynamic Warm-up for Runners

November 30, 2017

For short or long distance runner, warming up is a very important part of avoiding injury. Many people will tell you what may work for them, but Rob Maschi, PT, DPT recommends something very specific for all runners and tells you how to do it.

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Sarah Wenger, PT, DPT works with patient with arm pain in the gym

Power Over Pain

November 30, 2017

The number of Americans affected by chronic pain and the annual cost to treat it is staggering. Add to it the poor outcomes and it is clear that we are facing one of the most challenging health issues to address. A new approach is needed and Sarah Wenger, PT, DPT is working on just that.

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Margaret Finley

Margaret Finley Wins Career Development Award

November 30, 2017

After winning an award from Drexel for career development, Margaret Finley, PT, PhD received a grant from the Department of Defense to discover a biopsychosocial prospective surveillance model for development of shoulder pain following spinal cord injury.

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Where Are They Now

November 30, 2017

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IPER Mindfulness Workshop Recap

November 29, 2017

Mindfulness is a hot topic. That's easy enough to see from the more than 55 students from multiple disciplines who came to "Mindfulness: for Clinical Practice and for Life" in early October. A workshop given by faculty in physical therapy and rehabilitation sciences and creative arts therapies, students experienced the science and the creative part of mindfulness.

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Drexel undergrad students Valerie Iovine and Lauren Certo

Two Unique Peas in the CNHP Pod

September 20, 2017

From an intensive study abroad research project to student ambassador to EMT, accelerated health sciences students Lauren Certo and Valerie Iovine are taking opportunities no other place than Drexel College of Nursing and Health Professions would afford them. Read More
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Commencement Activities and Celebrations

July 05, 2017

Academic excellence and hopes for the future were celebrated and shared at the Mann Center for the Performing Arts at CNHP’s commencement exercises. Graduates received sage advice and life’s lessons from two student commencement speakers and the incoming CEO of BAYADA Home Health Care on June 12. 

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July 05, 2017

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Where Are They Now?

October 27, 2016

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Where Are They Now?

September 22, 2016

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Over striding: What it is and how to fix it

August 23, 2016

Runners in training, listen up: you can minimize injury and maximize efficiency by stepping up your frequency. More tips from a running expert to fix your form and quit over striding.
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Students Secure Spring-Summer Co-ops

February 15, 2016

In less than two months, another round of co-operative education students will embark on their six- month-long professional journeys focused on sampling careers in the health professions and nursing. For some, this will be their first go-round. For others, this could be another step toward landing a job post-graduation. 

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Miracle on 11th Street

January 19, 2016

Although the official name of Drexel’s health center at 11th and Parrish streets is the Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services of Drexel’s College of Nursing and Health Professions, it has adopted a more endearing moniker.

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A Message from Dean Gloria Donnelly

January 19, 2016

New employment projections from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics show the impact of the national movement to improve health and care delivery. Over the next 10 years, health care occupations will be the leading source of job creation in the United States. The health care sector and social services sector will account for nearly 40% of the net increase in employment through 2024, adding 3.8 million jobs. Wow!

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Disease Detective

A Drexel Dragon Turned Disease Detective

December 08, 2015

How do you combine backgrounds in physical therapy and epidemiology to find a career that allows you to call upon both skill sets? Dana Olzenak ’06, an alumna of Drexel’s Post Professional DPT Program, carved a path that does just that – and on the front lines of public health, no less. 

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Where Are They Now

September 22, 2015

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Dates and Deadlines

August 27, 2015

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Best of Philly 2015

Philadelphia Magazine's Best of Philly 2015 - Best Place to Fix Your Running Form

August 27, 2015

The Running Performance & Research Center at Drexel Parkway Health & Wellness was named Philadelphia Magazine’s Best of Philly®2015 - Best Place to Fix Your Running Form.

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Students from Drexel’s Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program Host Second Annual Mr. DPT Pageant

August 27, 2015

Hosted by the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) class of 2016, the Mr. DPT pageant proved, once again, to be a fun and effective fundraiser in its second year.

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Where Are They Now?

May 28, 2015

Celebrating alumni accomplishments.

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Where Are They Now?

April 22, 2015

Celebrating alumni accomplishments. 

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College of Physicians Welcomes Maria Benedetto

April 16, 2015

Established over 225 years ago, the College of Physicians of Philadelphia is the oldest professional medical organization in the US. It began in 1787 as 24 physicians gathered in Philadelphia “to advance the science of medicine and thereby lessen human misery.” As of 2015, there are nearly 1,500 Fellows who continue to meet at the College to carry on the mission of its founders.

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Pediatric Therapist Earns Top Honor

April 16, 2015

45 years ago Margo Orlin, PhD, an associate professor in the Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences, began her quest to help children and learn about the human body. Today, her hard work and dedication is recognized by being named a Catherine Worthington Fellow by the American Physical Therapy Association.

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University, Inc.

April 16, 2015

Drexel is one of just a handful of universities endowed by the Coulter Foundation to help academic researchers bring their health-care discoveries to market — much the way an angel investor helps entrepreneurs.

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Stephanie King

Q&A with Stephanie King: Trust Your Instincts

March 13, 2015

Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences alumna Stephanie King trusted her instincts and saved a life. 

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PTRS Reception

Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences Students and Alumni Assemble in Indianapolis

March 13, 2015

Drexel's Nursing and Health Professions hosted a reception for Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences alumni, students, and friends in conjunction with the American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting. 

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PHW Running Lecture

Parkway Health & Wellness Hosts First Running Lecture

March 13, 2015

Running seems like a simple activity. You lace your shoes up, plug-in your iPod, and run until your legs tell you to stop. Running can be a safe and healthy hobby, but if not done properly could result in serious injuries. That’s where Parkway Health & Wellness comes in...

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DPT Students Complete Cohort in Italy

March 09, 2015

Three Drexel Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences students completed their clinical education at facilities in Tuscany, Italy... 

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CNHP in the Media

January 29, 2015

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Where Are They Now?

January 29, 2015

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Visiting Research Professorship for Maggie O'Neil in Brisbane, Australia

December 16, 2014

Maggie O’Neil, PhD, an associate professor in the Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences, was invited to participate in a visiting research professor lectureship as a part of her sabbatical in the spring... 

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PT Group Service Trip to Guatemala

December 16, 2014

Healthcare delivery often takes our students, alumni, faculty, and staff at the Drexel College of Nursing and Health Professions much farther than Philadelphia’s city limits, with opportunities extending to places all around the globe...

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Running Assessment

Runners Get a Leg Up With New Drexel Assessment

November 05, 2014

Runners are coming to Drexel to step up their performance as well as to address their injuries. Robert Maschi, assistant clinical professor in the Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences Department, and a team of colleagues at the University are offering a new multipronged assessment approach to...

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Special Acknowledgments

September 25, 2014

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DPT Class of 2017 Scavenger Hunt

September 25, 2014

The Doctor of Physical Therapy Class of 2017 had fun during their orientation scavenger hunt on September 19 as they visited many of the iconic sites that make Philadelphia unique. 

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CNHP in the Media

August 13, 2014

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Job Opportunity for Physical Therapy Graduates

August 13, 2014

Procare Rehabilitation, LLC is seeking candidates to fill a full-time outpatient physical therapy position. Procare Rehabilitation, which is located in Flemington, NJ, specializes in all orthopedic populations as well as implementing the McKenzie method for the treatment of the spine.

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What’s Next for Our Dragons?

July 14, 2014

Hundreds of College of Nursing and Health Professions students- both undergraduate and graduate- crossed the stage at the University’s 120th Commencement Exercises on June 13.

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College Provides Free Screenings for Veterans

July 14, 2014

The Drexel University College of Nursing and Health Professions was asked to provide Philadelphia’s veterans with an array of health screenings during the second annual City of Philadelphia City Council President’s Veteran’s Fair on May 21.

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Research Spotlight: Core Stability and Shoulder Injury

July 14, 2014

Faculty and doctoral students in the Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences and the Department of Health Sciences have embarked on a research study looking at possible associations between athletes’ core stability and shoulder injuries.

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Students Spot Elderly’s Need for Good Sneakers

June 09, 2014

The Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Class of 2016 from the College of Nursing and Health Professions visited the Philadelphia Nursing Home this February to practice functional mobility and walking with assistive devices. 

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Photos: The Philadelphia Science Carnival

May 19, 2014

Highlights from our participation in the Annual Philadelphia Science Festival's Carnival on the Parkway...

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Lisa Chiarello Named APTA Fellow

March 03, 2014

Lisa Chiarello, PhD, professor and Director of the PhD Program in Rehabilitation Sciences, was informed that she will receive the American Physical Therapy Association’s (APTA) highest honor of membership. Chiarello will become a Catherine Worthingham Fellow at the upcoming June meeting of the APTA.

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CNHP in the News

February 28, 2014

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Research Spotlight: The Gait Lab

February 28, 2014

Tucked away on the second floor of the College of Nursing and Health Professions’ Three Parkway facilities is the newly developed Gait Lab of the Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences. 

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Alumna Profile: Fabrisia Ambrosio Combines Passions for Physical Therapy and Regenerative Medicine

December 02, 2013

Fabrisia Ambrosio, PhD sometimes pauses when she is introduced as a graduate of MCP Hahnemann University’s Physical Therapy Program. Although we recognize her as one of our astounding Drexel graduates, her Curriculum Vitae, website biography and countless presentation and lecture introductions still include the MCP Hahnemann name...

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CNHP Establishes New Physical Therapy Residency Program

December 02, 2013

In June, a new post-graduate clinical physical therapy residency program in conjunction with the College of Nursing and Health Professions’ faculty practice initiatives was implemented in the Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences. Its mission is to provide post-professional didactic and clinical training to physical therapists who seek...

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Research Spotlight: Palisano Pioneers Essential Research on Cerebral Palsy

December 02, 2013

Cerebral palsy, a term that encompasses a group of motor conditions, movement disorders, and muscle tone or posture disorders, affects almost 800,000 Americans. Robert Palisano, PT, a distinguished professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions’ Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences, has been researching cerebral palsy in children and adolescents for the past twenty years...

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Interdisciplinary Panel Shows DPT Students Line of Care for Traumatic Injuries

November 13, 2013

On October 25, second year Drexel Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) students attended an interdisciplinary panel discussion in the Geary B auditorium of the New College Building. The purpose of the panel was to discuss the reality of working in clinical medicine and the role of the Physical Therapist in that setting.

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Margo Orlin Elected President of United Cerebral Palsy of Philadelphia & Vicinity

November 13, 2013

Margo Orlin, PT, an associate professor and Interim Chair of the College’s Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences, was recently elected President of the United Cerebral Palsy Association (UCP) of Philadelphia and Vicinity.

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Introducing the New Class of Macy Undergraduate Leadership Fellows

November 13, 2013

Congratulations to the second class of Macy Undergraduate Leadership Fellows, which includes...

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How We Raised Thousands for Our Trip to Guatemala

September 12, 2013

As Drexel Physical Therapy students, we all are assigned to committees in our second year of graduate school. I chose to serve on the International Committee,  which runs any and all international affairs, though its main focus for the most part has been organizing the annual Hearts In Motion (HIM) trip to Guatemala that second year Physical Therapy students take...

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Palisano, Chiarello and Orlin Co-Author Most-cited Articles

August 29, 2013

Robert Palisano, ScD, Lisa Chiarello, PhD, and Margo Orlin, PhD, co-authored articles published in the Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology Journal that were the 6th and 21st most cited in the year 2012.

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Drexel Student Organizes 5k Race, Raising More than $3k for Wounded Veterans

August 29, 2013

Drexel University’s Physical Therapy Club and the Arnold Air Society hosted a 5k Fun Run on the morning of July 13 to support the Wounded Warrior Project. The Fighter Jet 5k was held at the Valley Forge Military Academy in Wayne, Pennsylvania, and raised more than $3,000 to support our servicemen and women...

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Alumni Update: Where are they now?

August 14, 2013

John A. Kristel, MPT ‘97, President and CEO of the Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network in Allentown, Pennsylvania, has been appointed Chair of the Good Shepherd Penn Partners Board of Directors...

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Physical Therapy Department Hosts Nationally-Renowned Presenters on Campus for Pediatrics Conference

August 14, 2013

Drexel’s Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences Department hosted the 8th Annual Innovations in School-based Physical Therapy Practice conference here in Philadelphia on July 13 and 14, 2013. Margo Orlin, PhD, Department Chair and associate professor, led the coordination efforts and received assistance from a number of Doctor of Physical Therapy students...

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Rehabilitation Sciences Student Han Chen Receives International Research Award in Beijing

August 14, 2013

Han Chen, MD, MPH, a PhD candidate in Rehabilitation Sciences at Drexel University’s College of Nursing and Health Professions, was awarded the Young Investigator Award at the World Congress of the International Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine (ISPRM), held in Beijing, China in June...

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Palisano Receives Uncommon Title Promotion from Drexel University

August 14, 2013

Robert “Bob” Palisano, ScD, received the title of Distinguished Professor of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences and is now one of only a few faculty members across the entire University to lay claim to the Distinguished Professor title. “It’s always an honor when you get recognized for something that you really didn’t directly apply for,” Palisano said...

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Physical Therapy Student Melanie Carminati Receives APTA Honorable Mention

July 29, 2013

Melanie Carminati ’14, a doctoral candidate in the Physical Therapy Program, attended the American Physical Therapy Association’s Annual Conference and Exposition in Salt Lake City, Utah, where she received the Honorable Mention Award for the 2012-2013 Pittsburgh-Marquette Challenge...

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Ebaugh Wins Teaching Excellence Award

June 12, 2013

Congratulations to David Ebaugh, PhD, an associate clinical professor in the Health Sciences Department, who recently won a Drexel University Teaching Excellence Award. “I was honored to have received the Teaching Excellence Award,” Dr. Ebaugh said.

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Interdisciplinary Team Provides Free Health Screenings to Veterans

May 20, 2013

The College of Nursing and Health Professions is partnering with the Philadelphia City Council and Veterans Advisory Commission again for the Annual Veterans Resource Fair on May 22.

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Fedorczyk Invited to Speak at International Congress in India

May 15, 2013

Jane Fedorczyk, PhD, an associate clinical professor and Director of Post-Professional Clinical Programs in the Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences, traveled to India with Terri Skirven and Evelyn Mackin in early March...

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Alumni Update: Where are they now?

May 09, 2013

Christian Brenner, MHS ’13, joined the practice of Premier Orthopaedic Associates of South Jersey in Vineland New Jersey as a Physician Assistant. Brenner previously worked as an athletic trainer and physical therapy assistant...

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Rubertone Elected to Education Section Nominating Committee

April 19, 2013

Patricia Rubertone, assistant professor and Director of Clinical Education in the Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences, was elected to the American Physical Therapy Association’s Clinical Education Special Interest Group Nominating Committee...

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Chiarello Promoted to Full Professor

April 19, 2013

Congratulations to Lisa Chiarello, PhD, who has earned promotion to full professor in the Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences...

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Goodstadt Published in the International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy

April 19, 2013

Noel Goodstadt, DPT, an assistant clinical professor in the Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences, wrote an article published in the International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy in April.

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Drexel Connections Changed an Alumna's Career

April 12, 2013

“The program really made a big difference in my life. It changed my career path,” began Gayle Severance, a 2004 graduate of the Drexel Certificate in Hand Therapy Program. “I was working in hand therapy because the person doing hand therapy at...

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Scholarship Allows Student Jen Manning to Provide Hand Therapy on Rural Reservation

April 12, 2013

Jen Manning has a two-month patient waiting list for her therapy care in the health clinic on the White Earth Indian Reservation in Minnesota where she works. She is a current student in the Hand and Upper Quarter Rehabilitation Program at Drexel’s College of Nursing and Health Professions.

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Drexel Hand Therapy Program Prepares Students to See Complex and Post-Op Patients

April 12, 2013

The Drexel Certificate in Hand Therapy and Upper Quarter Rehabilitation Program is unique in both quality and format, providing busy practitioners with a blend of online, didactic and laboratory experiential components that allows them to pursue a higher degree while working, maintaining family life, and taking care of other responsibilities.

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You're Hired! Drexel Hand Therapy Graduates from an Employer's Point of View

April 12, 2013

Terri Skirven is the Director of Therapy at the Philadelphia Hand Center, the Director of the Hand Rehabilitation Foundation, and a guest lecturer in the Drexel Certificate in Hand Therapy Program on the topics of wrist examination and the treatment of wrist injuries and conditions. There is no doubt in Skirven’s mind that hand therapists who have completed the Drexel program tend to have a significant leg up in the competitive job market for certified hand therapists.

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Ode to Evelyn: What the Mother of Hand Therapy does for Drexel Students

April 12, 2013

“Evelyn Mackin is a true pioneer in her commitment to returning hand surgery and hand injury patients to full function of rehabilitation,” said Gloria Donnelly, PhD, Dean of the Drexel College of Nursing and Health Professions. Mackin, now ninety years-old, is considered the “mother” of the hand therapy profession...

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Student from Singapore Knew Books Alone Weren't Enough

April 11, 2013

“Sometimes books cannot tell you the actual feel of how you touch a patient. For interventions, books tell you roughly what to do but there isn’t a part that tells you how to touch, how many repetitions you have to do,” said Un San (“Christina”) Tai, an occupational therapist and current student in Drexel’s Certificate in Hand Therapy and Upper Quarter Rehabilitation Program.

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Maschi Presents at APTA Meeting

March 04, 2013

Robert Maschi, DPT, an assistant clinical professor in the Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences, presented a poster titled, “The Relationship Between Running Cadence and Leg Length in Healthy Female Runners” at the American Physical Therapy Association’s Combined Sections Meeting in San Diego, California in January.

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Running Injury Continuing Education Course Offered During Alumni Weekend

March 01, 2013

Robert Maschi, DPT and David Ebaugh, PhD, professors in the Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences Department, will host a continuing education course during Alumni Weekend on May 4th.

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Smith Co-Authors Article on Assessing Directors of Clinical Education Performance in Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences

February 28, 2013

Susan Smith, PhD, an associate professor in the Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences and Associate Dean for Research and Health Professions Education, co-authored an article titled “Director of Clinical Education Performance Assessment Surveys: 360-Degree Assessment of the Unique Roles and Responsibilities of this Position in Physical Therapy Education.”

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Recent Significant Publications and Presentations by Shewokis

February 28, 2013

Patricia Shewokis, PhD, who has a dual appointment in the Departments of Nutrition Sciences and Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences, is a co-author on a journal manuscript that was recently published in the prestigious journal, The Journal of Neural Engineering.

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Faculty/Student Team Presents Peer-Reviewed Poster at APTA Meeting

February 28, 2013

PhD students, DPT students, and faculty from the Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences presented a peer-reviewed poster at the American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting in San Diego, California last month. Han Chen, Jan Meiers, Elizabeth Wang-Hsu, Terry Strazzullo, Bright Adjei, and Sue Smith, PhD’s, poster is entitled “Test-Retest Reliability and Minimal Detectable Change of the BESTest in Postmenopausal Women.”

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Maschi Writes Musculoskeletal Disorder Textbook Chapter

February 28, 2013

Robert Maschi, DPT, an assistant clinical professor in the Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences, has written a chapter called “Patient Education” in the textbook Therapeutic Programs for Musculoskeletal Disorders, published in December 2012 by Demos Medical.

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Chiarello Presents at APTA Meeting In San Diego

February 27, 2013

Lisa Chiarello, PhD, an associate professor in the Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences, presented an educational session called “Promoting Best Practice in Early Intervention” at the American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting in San Diego, California in January.

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David Ebaugh Presents at Shoulder and Elbow Update in Philadelphia

December 01, 2012

David Ebaugh, an assistant professor in the Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences Department, gave a presentation titled, “Scapular Muscle Function” and ran a shoulder and elbow cadaver anatomy workshop at the 2012 Shoulder and Elbow Update in Philadelphia during mid November.

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O’Neil Appointed to American Physical Therapy Association Task Force and Expert Evaluation Panel

December 01, 2012

Margaret (Maggie) O’Neil, PhD was appointed to a newly formed American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) task force dedicated to exploring the role of physical therapists in prevention, wellness, fitness, and disease management.

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Silfies Presents Neuromuscular Control Research in Milwaukee

December 01, 2012

Sheri Silfies, PhD, who is an associate professor and the Research Lab Coordinator for the Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences Department, presented her current research on trunk neuromuscular control in low back pain on December 17 as a part of the Brotz Lecture Series in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Marquette University

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Fedorczyk Dominates Her First Half Marathon

November 30, 2012

You may know Jane Fedorczyk, PhD, as an associate clinical professor or as the Director of Post-Professional Clinical programs in the Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences Department. You may know her as the primary instructor for the Advanced Practice Certificate in Hand and Upper Quarter Rehabilitation and hand concentrations or perhaps in her role as the Vice President of the American Society of Hand Therapists. But did you know that she laced up her running shoes and tackled her first half marathon earlier this month?

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Fedorczyk Gives Keynote Speech at Hand and Upper Limb Symposium and Presents at Shoulder and Elbow Update

November 01, 2012

Jane Fedorczyk, PhD, a clinical professor and Director of Post-Professional Clinical Programs in the Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences, was invited to be the keynote speaker at the 3rd Annual Hand and Upper Limb Symposium at St. Joseph’s Health Care.

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Alumnus Thomas Marsilio Inducted into Marian High School Hall of Fame

November 01, 2012

On October 21, alumnus Thomas Marsilio was inducted into the Marian High School Hall of Fame. During his time at Marian, Marsilio was a member of both the football and basketball teams for four years, and served as a tri-captain in both sports during his senior year.

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Chiarello and Palisano Present Cerebral Palsy Research in Pisa, Italy

October 01, 2012

Lisa Chiarello, PhD, and Robert Palisano, ScD, of the Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences presented two research workshops at the 4th International Cerebral Palsy Conference in Pisa, Italy. Their presentations centered around a research platform...

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Meiers Certified as Expert on Exercise in the Aging Adult

October 01, 2012

Jan Meiers, DPT, an associate clinical professor in the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program, was certified by the Geriatrics Section of the American Physical Association as a Certified Expert on Exercise in the Aging Adult (CEEAA). This certification...

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Shewokis and O’Neil Published in APTA Journal Pediatric Physical Therapy

October 01, 2012

Trish Shewokis, PhD and Maggie O’Neil, PhD, had their paper, “Cardiorespiratory Response During Physical Therapist Intervention for Infants and Young Children with Chronic Respiratory Insufficiency,” accepted for publication. It will be featured...

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Shewokis Presents at Engineering in Medicine and Biology Conference

October 01, 2012

Trish Shewokis, PhD, presented research at the 34th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine & Biology Society in San Diego, California.

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Fedorczyk Leads Tennis Elbow Clinical Practice Guidelines Development Group

September 30, 2012

Jane Fedorczyk, PhD, an associate clinical professor and Director of the Post-Professional Clinical Programs for the Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences, attended the Clinical Practice Guidelines Workshop at APTA Headquarters in Alexandria, Virginia from July 24 - 27.

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Drexel Earns Silver Award for Student APTA Membership

August 23, 2012

Each June, the American Physical Therapy Association tallies its student members as a part of the ‘Reach100’ nationwide challenge to encourage student membership and participation. Institutions with 80-100% APTA membership are honored with tiered...

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Drexel Earns Silver Award for Student APTA Membership

August 01, 2012

Each June, the American Physical Therapy Association tallies its student members as a part of the ‘Reach100’ nationwide challenge to encourage student membership and participation. Institutions with 80-100% APTA membership are honored with tiered awards...

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Physical Therapy Student Ryan McDevitt Co-authors ACL Article

August 01, 2012

Ryan McDevitt, Physical Therapy ’13, co-authored an article titled “Return to Play Considerations Following ACL Reconstruction.” The article was published in ADVANCE for Physical Therapy & Rehab Medicine news magazine. McDevitt wrote the article while participating...

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Palisano Receives APTA Marian Williams Award

August 01, 2012

The Marian Williams Award for Research in Physical Therapy was established in 1963 by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and recognizes individuals in the field who conduct outstanding clinical or educational research, publish frequent scientific studies...

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