UCSF/SFSU Spring Symposium 2022

Evidence to Clinical Practice

For Physical Therapists & Colleagues in Rehabilitation
February 26, 2022
8:15am- 3pm


Keynote Speaker


Student Presentation Topics

Student Presentations Folder 


Keynote Speakers and DPT Students Present

This annual symposium is an opportunity for students, faculty, and keynote speakers to update peers, alumni and clinicians from the community in current evidence supporting physical therapy clinical practice. Third-year DPT students are presenting their culminating evidence-based reviews and meta-analyses.


Karen Atlas, PT, MPT, CCRT

Topic: “Animal Physical Therapy: Advocacy in a Rapidly Growing Niche”

Karen Atlas, PT, MPT, is certified as a Canine Rehabilitation Therapist (CCRT), who owns Atlas Rehabilitation for Canines (ARC) and is an international leader within the field of animal rehabilitation. Karen transitioned careers after 12 successful and fulfilling years treating humans after she adopted a dog with an injury. Karen has been an advocate and pioneer for the field of canine rehabilitation and animal wellness. She serves as the President of the CA Association of Animal PT, and founded the Animal PT Coalition, both as part of her decade long quest to increase consumer access to animal rehab services. She loves giving back to her community by supporting animal shelters and rescues and contributes to our next generation by serving as a Clinical Instructor and mentors young women to help them realize and achieve their goals. Karen earned a Master degree from UC San Francisco/San Francisco State University in 1996. In 2008, she became the first CCRT to practice in her hometown of Santa Barbara.



Jenny Moe, PT, MS, DPT, CCRT, APT

Topic: “Animal Physical Therapy”

Dr. Jenny Moe, PT, MS, DPT is certified as a Canine Rehabilitation Therapist (CCRT). She owns and operates Doggon' Wheels, located in San Francisco, CA. Jenny earned both undergraduate and physical therapy degrees from Boston University in 2003, starting off as a pediatric physical therapist. After 6-7 years, she transitioned careers, pairing the art of physical therapy with her love for animals. From 2009, Jenny has helped expand physical rehabilitation at Sage Veterinary Centers into two full time departments. Some of her interests include: Manual therapy, including myofascial release and craniosacral therapy. She serves as the vice president of the APTA Animal Physical Therapy Special Interest Group (APTSIG); and as the keynote speaker on behalf of the APTSIG at the APTA CSM in 2020.






Course Information 


Registration Fee for CEU's: $40

Registration Link: https://secure.payconex.net/paymentpage/enhanced/index.php?action=view&a...

Questions: (415) 514-6779

Registration Deadline: February 23rd, 2022

Contact Hours: 7.67 hours/0.77 CEUs pending approval


Course Documents


Time Event
8:00am-8:15am Welcome
8:15am-10:00am Keynote Presentations
10:00am-10:30am Timeslot 1
10:30am-11:00am Timeslot 2
11:00am-11:30am Timeslot 3
11:30am-12:00pm Timeslot 4
12:00pm-1:00pm Lunch
1:00pm-1:30pm Timeslot 5
1:30pm-2:00pm Timeslot 6
2:00pm-2:30pm Timeslot 7
2:30pm-3:00pm Timeslot 8