Each year, over two million individuals in the United States suffer from a traumatic brain injury (TBI). Recently, Susanna Rosi, PhD (Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science) and Peter Walter, PhD (Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics at UCSF), and their research teams, have discovered that a new experimental drug may reverse the effects of TBI. Drs.
The UCSF/SFSU Graduate Program in Physical Therapy is pleased to invite the family and friends of the entering Doctor of Physical Therapy Class of 2020 to the sixth annual White Coat Ceremony! The event will be held on Friday, September 22, at 6pm in Cole Hall, located in the Medical Sciences Building on the UCSF Parnassus campus. This momentous occasion signifies the entrance into the physical therapy profession and transition into clinical studies.
Professor and Chair Emeritus Dr. Nancy Byl, PT, MPH, PhD, FAPTA, has received the 2017 Charles M. Magistro Distinguished Service Award from the Foundation for Physical Therapy. This award was given in acknowledgment of the many significant contributions Dr. Byl has made to advance physical therapy research throughout her stellar career. Dr.