Professor Jennifer Stevens-Lapsley was referenced in a Washington Post article discussing falls as the leading cause of fatal and nonfatal injuries among the elderly in the United States, leading to the deaths of at least 30,000 of them each year.
Lauren Hinrichs, PT, DPT, OCS and Michelle Rauzi, PT, DPT, ATC were awarded Promotion of Doctoral Studies (PODS) I Scholarships of $7,500. The Foundation for Physical Therapy Research provides yearly scholarships to physical therapists or physical therapist assistants who have completed at least two full semesters or three full quarters of their coursework toward a postprofessional doctoral degree. This cycle, a total of $82,500 was awarded in PODS I Scholarship funding to 11 researchers.
Congratulations to Professor Jennifer Stevens-Lapsley, PT, PhD, FAPTA on being recognized as a Catherine Worthingham Fellow. The FAPTA designation is the highest honor among APTA’s membership categories.