News

September 18, 2018

Congratulations to recent graduates, Allison Alonas and Nylah Hazard (DPT 2018)! In the final year of the UCSF/SFSU program, the students conduct a systematic review and meta-analysis as their culminating project and to provide evidence to guide clinical practice. Allison and Nylah studied "The Effect of Pain Neuroscience Education on Pain Knowledge, Fear Avoidance Beliefs, and Catastrophizing: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis." Allison and Nylah presented their findings at the UCSF/SFSU annual Spring Symposium in March 2018.

August 09, 2018
Come join the UCSF/SFSU Graduate Program in Physical Therapy for the Cal-PT-Fund Fundraiser! The Cal-PT-Fund is an organization through the California Physical Therapy Association (CPTA) that sponsors research in Physical Therapy. Current DPT students will be guest bartending at Soda Popinski's from 6-9pm on Thursday, August 16, 2018, and all tips (cash & card) will go to the Cal-PT-Fund! We are also in a friendly competition with other PT programs in California to see who can raise the most money. If you are not able to make the event, we will graciously accept donations in any amount!
August 07, 2018

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 2021 to the seventh annual White Coat Ceremony! The event will be held on Friday, October 5, 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.

July 30, 2018

Thank you, Raziel Rizzo (DPT 2020) and Elise Tarrant (DPT 2015, and PT Orthopedic Resident Class of 2018), for representing our department and our profession with your informative and inspirational words and photos! This wonderful project was created for the Chancellor’s Advisory Committee on Disability Issues, highlighting how one's unique challenges provide perspective on one’s work, shape our lives, and make us better people.

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