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Doctor of Physical Therapy Program

Thank you for your interest in the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. The program is three years in length and emphasizes classroom and clinical learning experiences. Full-time clinical practicums are interspersed between academic terms, and four full-time nine-week clinical internships follow the didactic portion of the program. Read more from Program Director Lisa Steinkamp

 

 

James Elliott

Register Now: Managing Patients with Whiplash

 

The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program and UW-Madison PT Alumni Coalition will present "Managing the Patient With Whiplash and Other Head/Neck Trauma ... Have We Been Traveling in the Wrong Lane?" on September 16-17. The speaker is James Elliott, PT, PhD, of the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.

 

Registration deadline is September 9. Download the brochure and registration form (pdf)

Physical Therapy Newsletter

Stay In Touch

 

Check out the latest issue of the In Touch newsletter to catch up on what's happening in the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program.

 

In Touch Newsletter (Winter 2015) (pdf)

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Go Baby Go

Helping Kids Get Moving

 

GoBabyGo is an outreach program that modifies toy ride-on cars for children with mobility impairments. The project is an innovative joint venture of UW physical therapy, occupational therapy and engineering students along with American Family Children's Hospital therapists.

 

Visit our GoBabyGo Facebook page

Learn more about GoBabyGo

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Karen Lovely Receives Two Awards

 

Karen Lovely, a member of the Class of 2016, recently was honored with two awards: the American Physical Therapy Association Mary McMillan Scholarship award and the Wisconsin Physical Therapy (WPTA) Student Emerging Leader Award.

 

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Doctor of Physical Therapy Program
Last updated: 06/29/2016
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