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SOWH in Japan (Part 3 of 3): Interview with Fumiaki Isshiki

SOWH in Japan (Part 3 of 3): Interview with Fumiaki Isshiki

    Fumiaki Isshiki, PT, DPT, MS, Movement System Fellow, is a physical therapist practicing at a private outpatient clinic in California that specializes in orthopedic and sports physical therapy. Dr. Isshiki received his B.S. in Physical Therapy at Kobagakuin University in Japan, his MS in Physical Therapy at the University of Pittsburg, Pennsylvania and […]

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First Impressions by Meg Cochran, SoWH’s Guest at Women in PT Summit 2017

  Meg Cochran, PT, DPT, recently attended the Women in PT Summit in New York City on September 23, 2017. Meg was the winner of the Section on Women’s Health hosted video contest and was able to get free registration to attend Women in PT Summit, travel coverage, and a mentorship meeting with Carrie Pagliano, […]

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SOWH in Japan (Part 2 of 3): Interview with Yoshimi Sakurai

SOWH in Japan (Part 2 of 3): Interview with Yoshimi Sakurai

  Yoshimi Sakurai is a physical therapist based in Tokyo, Japan, whose focus is in physical therapy for motor disorders. Yoshimi teaches at a local university and also sees a lot of patients with osteoarthritis. Yoshimi has recently taken the Pelvic Health Physical Therapy Level 1 and the Fundamental Topics of Pregnancy & Postpartum Physical Therapy […]

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Section on Women’s Health Office Staff Announcements

Section on Women’s Health Office Staff Announcements

  Dear SoWH Members, Vendors, Sponsors, and website visitors,   We are thrilled to announce the promotion of Aika Barzhaxynova to Director of Marketing and Business Development and Shanee Hunter to Manager of Education & Technology.  Aika joined the SoWH 3+ years ago and has advanced progressively in the education department as Program Manager followed […]

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We are now accepting 2018 CSM Student Scholarship Applications!

We are now accepting 2018 CSM Student Scholarship Applications!

One fully-funded registration to the 2018 Combined Sections Meeting in New Orleans is up-for-grabs!! The Section on Women’s Health sponsors one student each year to go to CSM. One student physical therapist with an interest in the women’s health field will be selected to receive full payment of registration for CSM. (Travel and lodging not included.) […]

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Therapy Cap Call to Action (H.R. 807 / S 253)

Therapy Cap Call to Action (H.R. 807 / S 253)

On September 11-12, 2017 the Student Assembly launched the 2017 Flash Action Strategy asking students to send an email to their Senators and Congressman to repeal the therapy cap. If action is not taken by December 31, 2017, the Medicare cap will go into effect on January 1, 2018. A template letter can be found […]

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Call For  Elizabeth Noble Award Nominations!

Call For Elizabeth Noble Award Nominations!

The Elizabeth Noble Award is Section on Women’s Health’s highest honor, and is given to a member in good standing of the Section on Women´s Health of the APTA providing extraordinary and exemplary service to the field of physical therapy for women, or to the Section on Women´s Health of the American Physical Therapy Association. […]

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Section on Women’s Health to Attend the Women in PT Summit in New York City

Section on Women’s Health to Attend the Women in PT Summit in New York City

  McLean, VA, September 18, 2017 – As a Platinum Level Sponsor, Section on Women’s Health-APTA is looking forward to attending the Women in Physical Therapy Summit scheduled for September 23rd, 2017 in Manhattan, New York. The Summit is a one-day event that consist of dynamic keynote speakers, panel discussions, individual talks, group brainstorming and networking opportunities. […]

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Section on Women’s Health Announces ‘Women in PT Summit’ Video Contest Winner

  We want to send a big thank you to everyone who submitted an entry to help SoWH find a fantastic representative to the Women in PT Summit! This venture was a success because we were able to find and identify 9 emerging PT professionals who are all key leaders on the rise! A special […]

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