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Joe Klaesner
12-17-2007, 08:31 AM
Washington University Program in Physical Therapy is currently accepting
applications for the following Fellowship Programs:

Post Doctoral Fellowship in Movement Science

The ideal candidate will have a PhD in Movement Science or a Movement
Science related field, a complete and published dissertation, and a desire
for a research-intensive experience. Fellows not only work with leading
investigators in movement science but are also able to collaborate with
interdisciplinary faculty and programs within Washington University’s
School of Medicine in areas such as Geriatrics & Nutritional Science,
Endocrinology, Metabolism and Lipid Research, Epidemiology & Health
Behavior Research and Radiology. Fellows will gain experience and skill in
proposing and conducting clinical research, grantmanship, publications
(manuscripts and abstract) which will benefit the fellow’s career path in
academia. The fellowship is funded for one year by the National Institute
of Health/National Institute for Child Health and Human Development
(T32-HD007434-13) for Training in Movement Science.

Clinical Fellowship in Diagnosis and Management of Movement Impairment
Syndromes

The ideal candidate will have completed a clinical residency in orthopaedic
physical therapy and/or have attained board certification as a clinical
specialist in orthopaedic physical therapy, and worked two-three years in
an orthopaedic clinical setting. This fellowship provides outstanding
training for the physical therapist interested in attaining specialized
skills in the practice of orthopaedic physical therapy. It promotes
practitioners’ abilities to correctly and systematically establish
diagnoses for musculoskeletal movement impairment syndromes. This is a
one-year paid fellowship. Washington University Program in Physical
Therapy provides a supportive learning environment that is ideal for
physical therapists who aspire to become innovative thinking,
evidence-based practitioners.

For more information about these opportunities, or to apply, please contact
Alisa Cooperstein, Recruitment Coordinator, at acooperstein@wustl.edu.

Washington University’s Program in Physical Therapy is one of the most
respected physical therapy programs in the United States. A primary focus
of our faculty is on the advancement of diagnoses related to movement
dysfunction. Our faculty's strong commitment to conducting
clinically-relevant research and engaging in critical analysis of evidence
provides a solid foundation for our clinical and educational efforts. For
more information, see our website, http://pt.wustl.edu.