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

Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy: September 2011 - Volume 35 - Issue 3 - p 153
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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