April 28th, 2022
Our DPT Class of 2024 held a fundraiser at Haven Plaza.
April 7th, 2022
Dr. Laurel D. Abbruzzese has been inducted into the Class of 2022 Virginia Apgar Academy of Medical Educators.
April 6th, 2022
Katie Schmitt is our third feature in our Alumni Corner. Katie was recently featured on South Carolina Public Radio!
April 2nd, 2022
This month we sat down with 2nd year student Tiarra Dembo who's sister recently participated in Dr. Yoons "Learn from the expert's Day".
March 3rd, 2022
Please click through for a gallery of pictures from CSM 2022 of our faculty, students and alumni that attended the event.
March 24th, 2022
We are proud to announce that our very own Dr. Laurel Abbruzzese has received the Emerging Inter-professional National Academies of Practice Member of the Year.
March 18th, 2022
Sherein Abdelhady is our second feature in the Alumni Corner. Sherein also recently went viral for deadlifting 425 pounds!
March 1st, 2022
A brief introduction to the newest addition to our newsletter, "Alumni Corner".
February 26th, 2022
Second year DPT student, Elena Rhodes outlines her plans to aid African countries with her husband Jude Rhodes.
February 21, 2022
Betty Kuflom speaks to us about the student-led program "Making Moves".
February 17, 2022
Joseph Rivera wins 1st place in the 5th annual physical therapy essay contest.
February 15, 2022
Dr. Laurel Abbruzzese discuesses her CSM 2022 presentation, "Interrogate Your Positionally and (Un)Conscious Biases: Effective Teaching is Antiracist Teaching".
February 9th, 2022
Brando Lakes speaks about our DPT program and how it's impacted his Physical Therapy career.
February 1st, 2022
The Programs in Physical Therapy will be attending CSM 2022! Several of our faculty are due to speak at the convention.
February 2nd, 2022
Last month we launched our "Student Life" section in our newsletter. We are actively looking for your submissions; pictures, videos, essays etc. are all welcome!
January 7th, 2022
The Columbia University Programs in Physical Therapy is proud to welcome our new Assistant Director of Clinical Education Dr. Danielle Struble-Fitzsimmons, PT, DPT, PhD.
January 1st, 2022
Last month we spoke to one of Dr. Yoon's students, Zenas Singh about his experience in her Advanced Seminar in Pediatrics course. This month, we had the opportunity to speak with the parent of one of her patients to give another perspective.
November 18th, 2021
The Programs in Physical Therapy held is annual Research Colloquium. The event also returned to an in-person format this year!
November 30th, 2021
Our third year DPT students held a PT Health Fair in Haven Plaza. The students performed quick mobility and postural assessments in order to help educate others about PT.
December 3rd, 2021
We spoke to one of Dr. Yoon's Advanced Seminar in Pediatrics students, Zenas Singh. We asked him a few questions about the course and how he felt about the hands on practical experience that he was receiving.
December 21st, 2021
Our EdD Program page is updated. Please find more information about the program's curriculum, our faculty and profiles of current students.
December 22nd, 2021
Henry Fok was a finalist in the annual physical therapy student essay contest co-sponsored by the ACAPT Consortium for the Humanities, Ethics, and Professionalism (CHEP) and JHR.
October 21st, 2021
Dr. Jean Fitzpatrick Timmerberg PT, PhD, MHS, OCS was promoted to Associate Professor. Dr. Timmerberg spoke about her career, and what achievements like this mean along her journey.
November 12th, 2021
Dr. Wing Fu PT, PhD, MA receives a 2021 Provost's SOLER Seed Grant, and attends the 2021 Educational Leadership Conference in Atlanta, Georgia. Dr. Fu presented an educational session titled "How do we Mastermind Master Minds? The Application of the Master Adaptive Learner Model to Prepare Physical Therapy Learners for an Unknown Future."
November 22nd, 2021
Our three Orthopedic residents spoke to us about everyday life, what they do for fun, and what they enjoy about the program so far.
October 20th, 2021
The Programs in Physical Therapy held its annual White Coat Ceremony on October 20th, 2021. The class of 2023 received their White Coats, this was the first time the event was held in person since Covid-19. Our entire faculty was in attendance, however the family and friends of our students joined us via Zoom.
November 23rd, 2021
Introducing The Columbia University Irving Medical Center - West Side Dance Physical Therapy Performing Arts fellow Kendall Lynch, PT, DPT, OCS, PMA, CPT
November 18th, 2021
Our annual Research Colloquium will be taking place on November 18th, 2021
December 4, 2020
Two faculty members awarded the Provost’s Addressing Racism Seed Grant Initiative
September 24, 2020
The Programs in PT will join the Pediatric Neuromuscular Clinical Research Network, in their pursuit of optimizing treatments and ultimately finding a “cure” for spinal muscular atrophy
September 24, 2020
STEP IN launches new website that would provide PTs worldwide the necessary knowledge and training to contribute to patient care and clinical research
August 31, 2020
Dr. Cynthia Chiarello retires after over thirty years in of service to Columbia University.
June 30, 2020
This past year Columbia University’s Program in Physical Therapy has welcomed two participants into the newly established Clinical Residency in Orthopedic Physical Therapy (CROPT)
June 30, 2020
Dr. Sliwinski is a member of the APTA House of Delegates (HOD) for the state of New Jersey. In early June she attended the HOD session and presented a topic/motion in the House.
June 30, 2020
Dr. Chiarello stays very busy as the editor of the Journal of Women’s Health Physical Therapy (JWHPT the official journal of the APTA, Academy of Pelvic Health Physical Therapy.
April 30, 2020
Vanessa Corwin, Communications Coordinator for the Programs in Physical Therapy, has retired after nine years of service.
August 30, 2020
Journal of Clinical Education in Physical Therapy (JCEPT) facilitates communication among all involved in physical therapy clinical education
June 30, 2020
A GREAT BIG CONGRATULATIONS TO Stacy Kinirons, PhD, PT, MPH for receiving the Presidential Teaching Award
May 31, 2020
The virtual celebration of the year! Here is the list of awards for each of our esteemed DPT graduates!
March 18, 2020
Academy honors outstanding teaching and commitment to education
March 3, 2020
Dr. Suzanne Semanson joins PT faculty as instructor and clinic director
February 3, 2010
Dr. O'Neil is co-editor and author of two chapters
January 20, 2020
Joan Edelstein, former director of the Program in Physical Therapy, passed away in December 2019
January 13, 2020
Cynthia Worthington retires after 29 years of service
PT Faculty Member Works with NYC Mayor’s Office to Spread Awareness of Impacts of Climate Change on People with Disabilities
September 30, 2019
PT faculty and students join Canada to Key West campaigns
October 1, 2019
How Columbia prepared this alum to pursue her PhD
September 20, 2019
Specialized course explores the relationship between the cranium, cervical spine and shoulder girdle with the masticatory and orofacial musculature, teeth/occlusion and temporomandibular joints.
June 1, 2019
Attendees hailed from California, Maryland and more
July 17, 2019
Eight 2019 graduates were among the inductees to the National Student Honor Society
July 15, 2019
PT faculty member Dr. Martha Sliwinski reports on the annual House of Delegates meeting, held this year in Chicago
July 17, 2019
Dr. Montes and her team are developing minimally obtrusive foot-worn technology to collect data in patients' living environments
June 21, 2019
Several DPT faculty members were honored at this year's luncheon celebrating faculty promotions, honors and awards
July 1, 2019
Columbia Physical Therapy will specialize in conservative management of musculoskeletal conditions and pre-or post-operative care provided by Columbia University faculty
June 13, 2019
The next generation of physical therapists enters the profession. Learn more about the Class of 2019 Programs in Physical Therapy graduates.
June 12, 2019
Dr. Fu looks forward to engaging and collaborating with Clinical Reasoning Curricula and Assessment Consortium which fosters collaboration among physical therapy educators.
June 11, 2019
Dr. Said to teach and direct the Doctoral Program in Physical Therapy Faculty Practice in Tarrytown, NY.
May 6, 2019
A new physical therapy journal emphasizing clinical education launched on May 1, 2019. The journal brings together clinicians and academic educators to promote advances in physical therapy education.
May 1, 2019
Physical Therapy has established a private Facebook group for alumni. All are invited to join!
February 1, 2019
The physical therapy programs have partnered with West Side Dance Physical Therapy (WSDPT) to create the Columbia University Irving Medical Center/West Side Dance Performing Arts Fellowship.
November 19, 2018
Dr. Colleen Brough lent her expertise to this CNN segment on how running analysis can help prevent injury.