Professor Jennifer Stevens-Lapsley was referenced in a Washington Post article discussing falls as the leading cause of fatal and nonfatal injuries among the elderly in the United States, leading to the deaths of at least 30,000 of them each year.
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.
Using concussion as an illustrative example, the study of athlete health and wellbeing will be discussed from the perspectives of public health and health services research as well as the perspectives of a former athlete and current clinician-in-training. Christine Baugh, PhD, MPH is an Assistant Professor at the Center for Bioethics and Humanities. She is a leading researcher on sports related concussion. David Bruton is a former NFL athlete, Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year award winner, and current DPT student at the University of Colorado. Together, they will have an open dialogue reflecting on the latest concussion research and on how concussion and sports injury research is improved through multidisciplinary and multi-perspective approaches.
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; firstname.lastname@example.org;
http://www.capteonline.org. If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please call 303-724-2878 or e-mail email@example.com
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.