Sugar Rush: Scientists Discover Key Role of Glucose in Brain Activity

By Sarah C.P. Williams on April 20, 2023
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UCSF/SFSU DPT Commencement Ceremony 2023

March 29, 2023
DPT Class of 2023 Event Details: Date: Friday June 16, 2023 Location:  Robertson Auditorium, Mission Bay Conference Center 1675 Owens St, San Francisco, CA  Time: Doors Open: 5:00pm Ceremony Begins: 5:30pm

Year in Review 2022: Pathways to the Future

February 01, 2023
Learn about the various pathways the Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science has developed, launched or enhanced to build the physical therapist clinicians, educators, scientists and advocates whose work improves the human experience by optimizing movement and fostering h

Student Profile: Cesar Toral

January 19, 2023
Q&A: DPT Student Cesar Toral

DPTRS Wins JEDI Scholarship

January 17, 2023
The Alumni Association of UCSF (AAUCSF) has launched a scholarship for UCSF students across the health sciences: the Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI) Scholarship. The award is given to a UCSF student in their final year who has demonstrated promise addressing health care disparities.

Physical Therapist Students Build Community Partnerships

January 17, 2023
DPT students leading the Movin’ and Groovin’ exercise class at the SF Medical Respite Center Students in the UCSF/SFSU Graduate Program in Physical Therapy are engaged with three community partnerships serving marginalized populations in San Francisco.

Should We Redefine Asian American and Pacific Islander?

By Sam Pak, PT, DPT, cert MDT and Alex Dien, PT, DPT on May 01, 2022
The inauguration of Asian American and Pacific Island Heritage Month in the United States ensued from a conversation that Frank Horton, a representative from New York, had with a Capitol Hill staffer, Jeannie Jew, who brought the idea to him over 15 years before it was authorized by former...

Let's Develop a New Generation of Black Physical Therapy Leaders

By Monica Nolte, DPTc and Ashley Omwanghe, DPTc on February 01, 2022
As Black History Month comes to a close, we want to take time to recognize and celebrate the central role Black physical therapists have had in our profession. The contributions of Black physical therapists to the advancement of the profession and rehabilitation services cannot be taken for granted.

Year in Review 2021: Collaborating On Complex Human Movement Issues

January 10, 2022
In 2021, the entire DPTRS team came together to help solve scientific complexities, to educate the next generation of holistic health care providers, and to provide ongoing exceptional patient care during the COVID pandemic.