Lori Michener, Professor Clinical Scholar-Physical Therapy, received the Marian Williams Award for Research in Physical Therapy, and Julie Hershberg, clinical associate professor of physical therapy, earned the Henry O. and Florence P. Kendall Practice Award.
Each day, in the lead up to Commencement, we will highlight one of the members of the graduating Class of 2021.
Professor of Clinical Physical Therapy Julie Tilson MS ’09, DPT ’98 has been recognized with an Award for Leadership in Education from the American Physical Therapy Association Academy of Education.
The goals of the commission are to increase representation of racial and ethnic minority students and faculty in physical therapy education and create new anti-racist and anti-bias policies and programming to help programs across the nation with their own diversity, equity and inclusion efforts.
USC researchers study how combining two walking rehabilitation approaches might improve outcomes for survivors of stroke.
USC’s Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy Black Alumni Association aims to add more Black practitioners to the physical therapy profession.
In the aftermath of the mass protests earlier this year, resulting from the murder of George Floyd Jr. by Minneapolis police officers, the Division knew it needed to do more to fight systemic racism — both within its own walls as well as the health care system writ large.
More than 150 doctor of physical therapy students put on their white coats for the first time and took a solemn oath to uphold the high standards befitting a USC physical therapy professional in a virtual ceremony on Thursday, Oct. 29.
Associate Professor Nicolas Schweighofer aims to find out, thanks to a new grant from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.
USC’s PhD program in biokinesiology has been ranked 12th in the nation by the National Academy of Kinesiology, placing it in the top 20 percent of all U.S. programs.