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.
Dr. Wendy Katzman will be presenting the results of the Study of Hyperkyphosis, Exercise and Function (SHEAF) trial at the APTA Combined Sections meeting in San Antonio, TX. The study was a randomized controlled trial studying the effects of a multi-modal spine strengthening exercise program on Cobb angle of kyphosis in 99 community-dwelling older adults aged 60 years or older.