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The Dr is IN: Representing the SoWH at the ACOG Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting

The Dr is IN: Representing the SoWH at the ACOG Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting

By Darla Cathcart, PT, DPT, CLT, WCS   The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Annual Clinical & Scientific Meeting was held this year in San Diego, CA on May 6-9, 2017.  I had the pleasure of attending and representing the SOWH by presenting two presentations, “OB Physical Therapy” and “GYN Physical Therapy” to a variety of […]

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Section on Women’s Health Appoints Lori Mize, PT, DPT, WCS to the Vice President Position 2018-2019

Section on Women’s Health Appoints Lori Mize, PT, DPT, WCS to the Vice President Position 2018-2019

McLean, VA, August 1, 2017 – The Section on Women’s Health (SoWH), an affiliated and independent arm of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), has appointed Lora ‘Lori’ Ann Mize, PT, DPT, WCS, to the Vice President to serve from February 2018-2019. Lori has been actively dedicating her time and efforts to Section on Women’s Health since 2010 primarily in […]

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Transforming the Journal of Women’s Health Physical Therapy: Reflections from New Editor-in-Chief Cynthia Chiarello (Part 2)

Transforming the Journal of Women’s Health Physical Therapy: Reflections from New Editor-in-Chief Cynthia Chiarello (Part 2)

Evolution is a natural part of all publications, especially those dedicated to sharing the latest research. As the Section on Women’s Health celebrates its 40th anniversary, change is underway for SOWH’s popular Journal for Women’s Health Physical Therapy. Leading an effort to update the journal’s long-term strategy is new Editor-in-Chief Cynthia Chiarello, PT, Ph.D., MS, […]

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New JWHPT Statistician Identifies Two Statistical Skills Most Needed by Physical Therapists (Part 2)

New JWHPT Statistician Identifies Two Statistical Skills Most Needed by Physical Therapists (Part 2)

Physical therapists need several key statistical skills to bolster the quality of their patient care, according to Mark Bishop, PT, PhD, the new statistician of the Journal of Women’s Health Physical Therapy. In this second of a two-part conversation with Bishop, the University of Florida associate professor notes that he was attracted to the statistical […]

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Section on Women’s Health Selects Tamela Blalock, MBA, CMP, DES as Executive Director

Section on Women’s Health Selects Tamela Blalock, MBA, CMP, DES as Executive Director

McLean, VA, June 30, 2017 – The Section on Women’s Health (SoWH), an affiliated and independent arm of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), has chosen Tamela Blalock, a goal oriented leader with an 18 year track record in strengthening associations, as its new executive director, effective July 10, 2017. Established just over 40 years […]

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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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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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