The University of Colorado Physical Therapy Program is pleased to welcome Elizabeth Fonken, PT, DPT as the first resident of the Faculty Residency Program. The program received notice of candidacy in January 2021.
Lauren Hinrichs, PT, DPT, OCS and Michelle Rauzi, PT, DPT, ATC were awarded Promotion of Doctoral Studies (PODS) I Scholarships of $7,500. The Foundation for Physical Therapy Research provides yearly scholarships to physical therapists or physical therapist assistants who have completed at least two full semesters or three full quarters of their coursework toward a postprofessional doctoral degree. This cycle, a total of $82,500 was awarded in PODS I Scholarship funding to 11 researchers.
The Program follows University policies to
facilitate equal opportunity and nondiscrimination for faculty, staff and prospective/enrolled students, by following policies of the Office of Equity and the Regent's laws and Policies, Article 10, non discrimination. University Strategic Priority Affirmative Action
The Physical Therapy Program at University of Colorado is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 3030 Potomac Ave., Suite 100, Alexandria, Virginia 22305-3085; 703-706-3245; email@example.com;
http://www.capteonline.org. If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please call 303-724-2878 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
On November 3, 2020, the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) reaffirmed the accreditation status based upon compliance with all of the evaluative criteria. The
accreditation status remains in effect for the full 10 year period until 2031 at which time the accreditation status will undergo a self-study report and on-site review.
University of Colorado Physical Therapy Program is a member of the American Council of Academic Physical Therapy (ACAPT) which supports academic institutions to strive for excellence in physical therapist education. We encourage faculty, clinical educators,
academic administrators and students interested in pursuing teaching to check out acapt.org.