Another group of exceptional individuals was welcomed into the Physical Therapy profession! The class of 2022 had their White Coat ceremony on Sept. 29. The ceremony featured a keynote address by Dr. Wendy Katzman, Professor Emeritus, who spoke about “PT Practice: Beyond the Shake and Bake.”
Congratulations to our UCSF/SFSU 3rd year DPT students who gave platform presentations at the Tri-State Conference in Las Vegas! Tyler Baccaro, BS, DPT candidate, presented findings on negative pressure soft tissue mobilization on the iliotibial band of runners. Riikka Lampinen, BS, DPT candidate, presented findings on negative pressure massage compared to manual lymphatic drainage for women with breast cancer related lymphedema (student co-author Janella Leano pictured with Riikka Lampinen.)
The UCSF Chancellor Awards for Diversity recognize members of the UCSF community who have demonstrated their dedication to diversity. Among these Awards is the Chancellor Award for Disability Services.
Anna Edwards, PT, Class of 1967, a member of the UCSF Alumni Association, this year chairs the committee that makes decisions about Alumni Weekend. Anna completed her BS in Physical Therapy from UCSF, MA in Exercise Physiology and Masters of Business Administration from San Diego State University, and DPT from the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences. Anna had a long career as a faculty member at St. Augustine, and an even longer career serving the physical therapy profession.