Barnes and Leahy Promotion of Doctoral Studies (PODS) Awards Announcements

Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy:
doi: 10.1097/NPT.0b013e31822a371c
Section News & Notes

    The Neurology Section is pleased to congratulate the following postprofessional doctoral students who have been awarded Foundation for Physical Therapy scholarships funded by the Neurology Section Endowment.

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    Patricia Leahy Award (PODS I)

    Miriam Rafferty, PT, DPT, NCS

    University of Illinois, Chicago

    (project title to be decided)

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    Mary Lou Barnes Award (PODS II)

    Elisa Gonzalez-Rothi, DPT

    University of Florida

    Project Title: Upper Extremity Function After Cervical Spinal Cord Injury

    In addition, we would also like to congratulate a Neurology Section member who has received a new investigator award from the Foundation for Physical Therapy:

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    New Investigator Fellowship Training Initiative (NIFTI) Award

    Beth Smith, PT, PhD, NCS

    Oregon Health Sciences University

    Project Title: Measuring Cortical Preparation to Understand the Effects of Attentional Cuing on Postural Perturbations in Parkinson Disease

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