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Get ready for the 2nd Annual IPTF 5K!
Mark your calendars for October 1, 2022. Our inclusive 5K allows anyone to participate, whether walking, running, or rolling and will be held in person at the Danada Forest Preserve, (3S580 Naperville Rd, Wheaton, IL 60189) from 9-11 am, as well as being a virtual event! All net proceeds will help fund the IPTF DEI Scholarship. Our 2021 5K raised almost $6,000 for this scholarship and we hope to raise even more in 2022 with your participation!
We couldn't have asked for better weather for our inaugural 5K that was held on Saturday, October 2, 2021. We had 70 people at Danada and 40 virtual participants. Thanks too to our 14 amazing sponsors and volunteers.
Join our amazing group of sponsors! Become a sponsor now through September 5th.
Many thanks to everyone who donated on the Day of Giving in 2021! We raised over $6000 that will be used to support the IPTF mission! The 2022 Day of Giving is August 16! It's hard to believe we will be celebrating the 4th Anniversary of gaining Direct Access! Your generosity is most appreciated.
Congratulations to Midwestern University for once again having the most contributions on 2021 #Giving Tuesday.
SCHOLARSHIP AND RESEARCH NEWS
Congratulations to our 2022 Recipient of the Judith Harris & Dr. Monica Vohmann Scholarship: Lauren Ballestro, SPT
Congratulations to our 2022 DEI SCHOLARSHIP RecipientS
Daniel Barajas, SPT from Northern Illinois University
Alejandro Fernandez, SPTA from Oakton Community College
CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR 3 2021 IPTF $1000 RESEARCH TEAM RECIPIENTS!
Karen Stevens PT, DPT, MS, OCS, Judy Hess PT, DHS, OCS, CMPT, Cert. DN, and Janey Prodoehl PT, PhD, CCTT for their project: Intrinsic Foot Muscle Activation
Megan Lamphere, PT, DPT, Karla Wente, PT, DPT, WCS, CLT, and Emily Becker, PT, MPT for their project: Logistical Characteristics of Early Professional Physical Therapy Mentorship Programs at Place of Employment
Mickey Shah, PT, DSc, for his project: Using Electrophysiological Measures to Evaluate Brain Activity comparing Immersive Virtual Reality to Real-world Simulation: A Pilot Study
Start thinking now about your 2022 research project. Need help? Ask for a research mentor. Deadline to apply is September 15, 2022.
PT SOLUTIONS OFFERING NEW $3,000 Leadership Scholarships
PT Solutions (PTS) has partnered with the Illinois Physical Therapy Foundation (IPTF) to award seven Illinois student physical therapist (SPT) and one student physical therapist assistant (SPTA) each with a $3,000 scholarship on behalf of the PTS Future Leaders Scholarship Program. DEADLINE TO APPLY IS AUGUST 1.
Team rehab partners with the IPTF to award seven $2,000 student scholarships! congratulations to THE 2022 RECIPIENTS
ANGELI MATA, SPT - University of Illinois, Chicago
DYLAN LANGE, SPT - Northern Illinois University
ELIZABETH VIVEROS,SPT, - Governors State University
NICOLE GILBERT, SPT - Northwestern University
PETER HAHN, SPT - Rosalind Franklin University
ALEXANDRIA DELSANTO, SPTA - Elgin Community College
NICOLE MORRISSEY, SPT - Midwestern University
LET'S CONGRATULATE GRACE GARCIA, SPT AND CHRISTINA CRAWFORD,SPT, FOR BEING THE RECIPIENTS OF THE NEW STUDENT TO STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP!
The Student to Student scholarship is funded through student fundraising initiatives and awarded to a SPT or SPTA in their final year of their program.
APPLY NOW FOR THIS SCHOLARSHIP! Deadline is AUGUST 1, 2022.
7.21.2022 CHECK OUT THE RESEARCH PARTICIPATION REQUESTS UNDER THE CURRENT RESEARCH PAGE!We have 8 programs looking for participants! Please visit and help their research. Click here for current research.
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