Physical Therapy Program Well Represented at APTA's Combined Sections Meeting 2020 in Denver, CO

The Physical Therapy Program was well represented at the American Physical Therapy Association’s – Combined Sections Meeting in Denver, CO. Faculty, alumni, and students presented, received awards, and were recognized as certified specialists at the Opening Ceremony. Please join us in congratulating our colleagues.


• Academy of Physical Therapy Education 
Platform Presentations: Collective Effort Towards Cultural Responsiveness in Physical Therapist Education: A Case Report
Talina Marshall Corvus, PT, DPT ’12, Rachel Herron, SPT ’20, Jodie Miyamoto, SPT ’20, Kelsey LaVaute, SPT ’20, Bryan Llantero, SPT ’20, Faith Mbugua, SPT ’20, and Rachel Karpelowitz, PT, DPT ’18

• Academy of Pelvic Health Physical Therapy 
Journal of Women’s Health Physical Therapy, “Publish or Perish: Designing an Impactful Manuscript.”
Patricia Nelson, PT, ScD, Karen Abraham, PT, PhD, Meryl Alappattu, PT, DPT, PhD, Mark Bishop, PT, PhD, FAPTA, Cynthia Chiarello, PT, Mary Dockter, PT, PhD, Rebecca Reisch, PT, DPT, PhD, and Theresa Spitznagle, PT, DPT

• Academy of Geriatric Physical Therapy
Journal of Geriatric Physical Therapy: “Meet the Editors.” 
Leslie Allison, PT, PhD, William Andrews, PT, EdD, Kevin Chui, PT, DPT, PhD, Ann Medley, PT, PhD, Kerstin Palombaro, PT, PhD, and Robert Wellmon, PT, DPT, PhD


• Academy of Pediatric Physical Therapy 
Award for Dedicated Service as Region I Director (2016-2020)
Erin Bompiani, PT, DPT, PCS

• Academy of Geriatric Physical Therapy
Adopt-A-Doc Award 
Talina Corvus, PT, DPT, GCS ’12


• American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties 
Tzurei Chen, PT, PhD, GCS (2019-2029)
Rebecca Reisch, PT, DPT, PhD, OCS, WCS (2019-2029) 

Pacific University Physical Therapy Program Participants at CSM 2020
Pictured from left to right: Dr. Rachel Karpelowitz, PT, DPT ’18, Jodie Miyamoto, SPT '20, Rachel Herron, SPT ’20, Faith Mbugua, SPT ’20, Kelsey LaVaute, SPT ’20, and Dr. Talina Marshall Corvus, PT, DPT ’12. 

Friday, April 3, 2020