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SCHOLARSHIP AND RESEARCH NEWS

APPLICATIONS OPEN NOW FOR 3 SCHOLARSHIPS

Congratulations to our 2022 Recipient of the Judith Harris & Dr. Monica Vohmann Scholarship

David and Julie Rosen, PT, are delighted to name Lauren Ballestro, SPT as the 2022 recipient of this scholarship that was created to honor Julie's mother and her mom's doctor. 

This scholarship is open to all first year DPT students.

The Judith Harris and Dr. Monica Vohmann $1000 Scholarship application process for 2023 IS OPEN.

DEADLINE TO APPLY IS JANUARY 31, 2023  

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Congratulations to our 2022 DEI SCHOLARSHIP RecipientS

Daniel Barajas, SPT - Northern Illinois University 
Alejandro Fernandez, SPTA - Oakton Community College

Any SPT or SPTA in the final year of their program is eligible to apply. 

APPLICATIONS BEING ACCEPTED NOW FOR THE 2023 DEI SCHOLARSHIP. 

DEADLINE TO APPLY IS JANUARY 31, 2023

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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

All second and third year DPT students and all SPTAs in the final year of their program are eligible to apply as long as you have completed at least 1 clinical. 

Apply now for the 2023 Team Rehab Scholarships. 

DEADLINE TO APPLY IS JANUARY 31, 2023.

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PT SOLUTIONS OFFERs NEW $3,000 Leadership Scholarships. congratulations to our 2022 recipients

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.

LAUREN GETZ, SPT - Bradley University
TASHEA MOORE, SPT - Governors State University
BRITTANY MURPHY, SPT -Midwestern University
QUINTIN WYNNE, SPT - Northern Illinois University
NICOLE GILBERT, SPT - Northwestern University
ASHLEY MARTIN METCALF, SPT - Rosalind Franklin University
ETHAN ROCHA, SPT - University of Illinois, Chicago
NATALIA MARTINEZ, SPTA -Elgin Community College

The application process is closed for 2022.   Prepare now to apply in July 2023

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LET'S CONGRATULATE COURTNEY ANDERSON,SPT, TASHEA MOORE,SPT, KIYA RAINES,SPT, ETHAN ROCHA,SPT, AND QUINTIN WYNNE,SPT FOR BEING THE RECIPIENTS OF THE 2022 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.  Many thanks to Sports & Ortho Physical Therapy for sponsoring 2 scholarships and Revolution PTWL for sponsoring 1 scholarship this year.  Along with the 2 scholarships awarded through the IPTF, we were able to award a total of 5 Student to Student scholarships in 2022!

The application process if closed for 2022.  Learn more to be ready to apply in July 2023.

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CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR 2022 IPTF $1000 GRANT RESEARCH RECIPIENT!

Adam Wielechowski, PT, DPT, for his project Physical Therapist Assessment of Yellow Flags in Clinical Practice: A National Survey

Start thinking now about your 2023 research project. Need help?  Ask for a research mentor.  Applications can be submitted at any time, but the deadline to apply is September 15, 2023.

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Donate Today to Help Promote Our Profession!

Thank you for another fantastic IPTF Day of Giving!  We raised over $7000 as we celebrated the 4th Anniversary of gaining Direct Access! Your generosity continues to overwhelm us.  These funds will support the IPTF's mission of promoting physical therapy research,  educating the public about the benefits of physical therapy, and developing the future of our profession through student scholarships.  Thank you again for your donations!

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Get ready for the 2022 #Giving Tuesday Midwestern Student Challenge on November 29.

We look forward to the 2022 Midwestern University Student Challenge and supporting the IPTF & Student to Student Scholarship on #GivingTuesday, 11/29/2022.  Help your favorite DPT or PTA program earn naming rights for the 2023 Challenge!  Thank you to all who supported the 2021 challenge! We raised over $700 for our Student to Student Scholarships!
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Thank you for another successful 5K!

October 1 was a great day for a 5K.  We had a record 130 participate both in person and virtually. We had 16 amazing sponsors this year and several volunteers.  All together, we were able to raise almost $10,000, which will be used to fund the IPTF DEI scholarships along with the IPTF Student Emergency Assistance Fund.

Please mark your calendars for the 3rd Annual 5K set for September 23, 2023 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 again help fund the  IPTF DEI Scholarship and Student Emergency Assistance Fund.

Sponsorship opportunities will open in April 2023 and participant registrations in May. We hope to see you next September joining us as we run, walk, and roll for physical therapy!

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11.14.2022 CHECK OUT THE RESEARCH PARTICIPATION REQUESTS UNDER THE CURRENT RESEARCH PAGE!

We have 4 programs looking for participants!  Please visit and help their research. Click here for current research.

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