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Transforming the Journal of Women’s Health Physical Therapy: Reflections from New Editor-in-Chief Cynthia Chiarello (Part 1)

Transforming the Journal of Women’s Health Physical Therapy: Reflections from New Editor-in-Chief Cynthia Chiarello (Part 1)

  A new team of leaders in women’s, men’s, and pelvic health physical therapy has united to strengthen and innovate the top-rated membership benefit of the Section on Women’s Health: the Journal of Women’s Health Physical Therapy. Helming the revamp is freshly minted Editor-in-Chief Cynthia Chiarello, PT, PhD, of Columbia University. Here, she talks with […]

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$10,000 SOWH Grant Awarded for Pelvic Health and Incontinence Research 

$10,000 SOWH Grant Awarded for Pelvic Health and Incontinence Research 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 20, 2017 CONTACT: SOWH Director of Research Meryl Alappattu, [email protected] McLean, VA: The Section on Women’s Health has awarded a $10,000 grant to support the research of Erin Hartigan, PT, DPT, PhD, OCS, ATC, an associate professor in the Department of Physical Therapy at the University of New England. Affiliated with the American […]

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Transforming the Journal of Women’s Health Physical Therapy: Reflections from New Editor-in-Chief Cynthia Chiarello, Part 1

Transforming the Journal of Women’s Health Physical Therapy: Reflections from New Editor-in-Chief Cynthia Chiarello, Part 1

A new team of leaders in women’s, men’s, and pelvic health physical therapy has united to strengthen and innovate the top-rated membership benefit of the Section on Women’s Health: the Journal of Women’s Health Physical Therapy. Helming the revamp is freshly minted Editor-in-Chief Cynthia Chiarello, PT, PhD, of Columbia University. Here, she talks with Interel-AMG […]

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3 Ways to Ensure Your Research Data Add Up Right: Tips from the New JWHPT Statistician (Part 1)

3 Ways to Ensure Your Research Data Add Up Right: Tips from the New JWHPT Statistician (Part 1)

In 2016, members of the Section on Women’s Health rated the Journal of Women’s Health Physical Therapy as their most used and valued benefit. Their allegiance to the peer-reviewed publication prompted the SOWH Board of Directors to invest in a major upgrade, including development of a revamped strategic plan, now underway. Key to the process […]

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2017 Section on Women’s Health-APTA Election Results

2017 Section on Women’s Health-APTA Election Results

          FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 5, 2017 CONTACTS: Kirsten Wightman, Nominating Committee chair,[email protected]  McLean, Va. The Section on Women’s Health–a professional association of nearly 3,000 physical therapists devoted to improving women’s and men’s health globally–has elected the following five volunteers to serve three-year terms from 2018 to 2021: President: Carrie Pagliano, PT, DPT, WCS, […]

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Exploring the Basics of Urogynecological Evaluation and Treatments: A Talk with the Doc

The most important lesson physical therapists can take away from the Section on Women’s Health’s new video course on “Urogynecological Clinical Evaluation and Treatments” is to “to understand the variety of assessment and office procedures,” says creator Daniel Gruber, MS, MD, FACOG, FPMRS, Lt Col, USAF, MC, of Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. “I really […]

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Why You Should Want Women’s Health Certification: Part 1

Why You Should Want Women’s Health Certification: Part 1

By Peg Maas, PT, DPT, WCS, CLT The July 1 application deadline for the Women’s Health Certification (WCS) exam is fast approaching. If you are on the fence about it, I encourage you to take the plunge and do it. If you are like I was a few years ago–a seasoned pelvic and women’s health […]

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Why Women’s Health Has No Borders

Why Women’s Health Has No Borders

By Karen Litos, PT, DPT, WCS I have been teaching for the Section on Women’s Health for years, but what I witnessed in May 2017 as one of four instructors leading SOWH’s first Tokyo courses is the most amazing experience yet. Joined by Director of Education Lori Mize, Mary McVearry Austin and Susan Giglio, I […]

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Raising Your Voice by Voting: A Call to Action   

Raising Your Voice by Voting: A Call to Action  

  By Blair Green, PT, DPT, OCS It’s May, and you’ve finally recovered from Combined Sections Meeting. However, you still have an important job—privilege, actually–to act upon as a member of the Section on Women’s Health. May is election month! You should have received at least one email, heard about it through our social media […]

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Section on Women’s Health and SmartBrief Launch News Service

Section on Women’s Health and SmartBrief Launch News Service

      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 9, 2017 CONTACTS: Carly Chomer, SmartBrief, 202-407-7864, [email protected] Meryl Alappattu, PT, PhD, [email protected]   WASHINGTON, DC – SmartBrief announced today the launch of a bi-weekly news service in partnership with the Section on Women’s Health-American Physical Therapy Association to keep its members  on top of the essential news shaping their […]

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