CU Physical Therapy Program News

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    Patient's Perspective on PT & University of Colorado DPT Program

    Aug 23, 2019 by CU Physical Therapy
    Dr. Tami Struessel (Assistant Professor at the University of Colorado DPT Program) & Colleen Rapp (Journeyman and press operator at The Denver Post & Tami's former patient in PT) come onto HET Podcast to chat about Colleen's perspective on PT from the patient's perspective, details about the University of Colorado's DPT Program, and an upcoming fundraising opportunity for scholarship for University of Colorado DPT Students.
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  • Healthy Wealth Smart the Importance of the Therapeutic Relationship

    The Importance of the Therapeutic Relationship

    Jul 15, 2019 by CU Physical Therapy
    Listen to the Healthy, Wealthy and Smart Podcast, where Dr. Tami Struessel and Colleen Rapp discuss holistic physical therapy.
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  • Cory Christiansen

    RO1 Grant Awarded to Cory Christiansen

    Aug 2, 2019 by CU Physical Therapy
    Cory Christiansen, PT, PhD, was awarded a five year, $1.9 million RO1 grant from the National Institute of Nursing Research/NIH/DHHS.
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  • Michael Harris-Love

    Welcoming Dr. Michael Harris-Love as Program Director

    Aug 1, 2019 by CU Physical Therapy
    Michael Harris-Love, PT, MPT, DSc, FGSA, recruited as CU Physical Therapy Program Director
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  • Joanne Posner-Mayer Signing Chair Document

    Celebrating the Establishment of the Joanne Posner-Mayer Endowed Chair!

    May 1, 2019 by CU Physical Therapy
    We are pleased to announce the establishment of the Joanne Posner-Mayer Endowed Chair in Physical Therapy at the University of Colorado School of Medicine at the CU Anschutz Medical Campus.
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  • APTA Move Forward Podcast

    Motivated by Physical Therapy Experience, Woman Is Inspired to Give Back

    Mar 21, 2019 by CU Physical Therapy
    Colleen Rapp blazed a trail as a woman in the physically demanding job of press operator at the Denver Post. Living healthfully meant simply punching the clock and doing her job the best way she knew how. When chronic pain necessitated shoulder surgery, followed by physical therapy, it transformed her life.
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  • Healthy Wealthy Smart Innovation in PT Education

    Healthy Wealthy Smart - Innovation in PT Education

    Feb 18, 2019 by CU Physical Therapy
    LIVE from the Combined Sections Meeting in Washington DC, I welcome Dr. Mike Pascoe on the show to discuss the use of social media to disseminate physical therapy educational resources. Mike Pascoe, PhD, is a neurophysiologist and assistant professor in the physical therapy program at University of Colorado. His scholarly efforts center around the investigation of constructivist approaches in technology-enabled learning environments (e.g., wiki usage, interactive modules, cadaver skin examination, etc..) to improve learning outcomes and student satisfaction in anatomy courses.
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  • Margaret Schenkman delivers lecture

    Schenkman Delivers Prestigious Lectureship

    Jan 31, 2019 by CU Physical Therapy
    PT Program Director Margaret Schenkman, PT, PhD, FAPTA, delivered the Anne Shumway-Cook Lectureship.
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  • James  A. Gould Award

    PT Faculty Member Awarded National Recognition in Orthopaedics

    Jan 30, 2019 by CU Physical Therapy
    Congratulations to Paul Mintken, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT, CU Physical Therapy Professor, who was awarded the 2019 James A. Gould Excellence in Teaching Orthopaedic Physical Therapy (OPT).
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  • Evidence in Motion Clinical Podcast

    Evidence in Motion - Clinical Podcast: Predatory Journals and Mindfulness

    Jan 2, 2019 by CU Physical Therapy
    Happy New Year! We hope you had a wonderful holiday season! Last year, we kicked off 2018 with Dr. Paul Mintken and we’re doing the same thing this year. Paul, Jeff, and John discuss predatory journals and how to spot and avoid them. They also discuss a presentation that Paul recently did on mindfulness and how important it is not only to us as clinicians, but to our patients. Paul shares how to apply mindfulness to ourselves and how to teach it to our patients.
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  • 2PhysicalTherapists & a Bag of Chips

    2 Physical Therapists N' A Bag of Chips

    Oct 7, 2018 by CU Physical Therapy
    Today, we are incredibly honored to have as out first ever guest Dr. Mike Pascoe. Dr. Pascoe has a PHD in neurophysiology in human movement and is the anatomy instructor at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical campus.
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  • Minda Morris

    Physical Therapist Draws on Personal Experience

    Jul 20, 2018 by CU Physical Therapy
    With a master's degree in engineering, a doctorate of physical therapy and a love of skiing, hiking, climbing and mountaineering, Minda Morris likes to work hard and play hard, enjoying time outdoors and helping others.
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  • Mary Jane Rapport

    APTA selects Rapport for Education Research Fellowship

    Jul 1, 2018 by CU Physical Therapy
    Mary Jane Rapport, PT, DPT, PhD, has been selected as the recipient of the APTA Early-Investigator Research Fellowship for the next academic year.
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  • Dyanna Haley-Rezac Headshot

    Clinical Instructor Receives National Award

    Jun 5, 2018 by CU Physical Therapy
    Clinical instructor Dr. Dyanna Haley-Rezac, PT, DPT, OCS, NCS, FAAOMPT has been awarded the Signe Brunnstrom Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA).
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  • Pain & Health Supporting Graphic

    Register Now! Opioid Educational Day

    Jun 2, 2018 by CU Physical Therapy
    Registration is now open for the University of Colorado Physical Therapy Program’s educational day, Pain & Healthcare in Society: Changing Attitudes, Behaviors and Health Systems to Address the Opioid Crisis.
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  • Class of 2020 during oath ceremony

    Annual Oath Ceremony Welcomes Class of 2020

    May 31, 2018 by CU Physical Therapy
    On June 1st, the University of Colorado welcomed the Doctor of Physical Therapy Class of 2020 at their Annual Oath Ceremony.
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  • The Healthcare Education Transformation Podcast

    May 25, 2018 by CU Physical Therapy
    Dr. Dawn Magnusson of the APHPT and University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus comes on the show today to discuss her academic journey,Population Health Sciences, the layers of Wellness and Disease Prevention, wellness and prevention in regards to population health, and possible business models around prevention and wellness
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  • Pain Reframed | Physical Therapy | Pain Management

    May 17, 2018 by CU Physical Therapy
    This week, we welcome Dr. Paul Mintken to discuss, with us, the role of the physical therapist in solving the opioid epidemic. This viewpoint was recently published in the May edition of the Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy by Dr. Mintken, Dr. Jeff Moore, and Dr. Tim Flynn.
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  • Stout Street Clinic

    CU PT Celebrates 20 Years at Stout Street Clinic

    May 5, 2019 by CU Physical Therapy
    20 years later, the University of Colorado Physical Therapy Program is still actively participating with the Stout Street Clinic, embracing the value it offers the community and students, as well as looking into the future of the relationship.
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  • Scholarship Reception 2018

    Students Recognized at Annual Scholarship Reception

    Apr 26, 2019 by CU Physical Therapy
    On March 5, the Annual Scholarship Reception was held at the home of alumna Joanne Posner-Mayer, bringing students, members of the CU Anschutz community, board members and donors together.
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