The Foundation, like the physical therapy profession, is dedicated to the goal of improving the quality and delivery of patient care. The Foundation accomplishes this by providing support to emerging investigators to promote scientifically based and clinically relevant research related to the effectiveness of physical therapist practice.
RICHARD K. SHIELDS, PT, PhD, FAPTAfoundation4pt2018-08-29T14:12:15+00:00
Climbing to Scientific Success -- Richard K. Shields, PT, PhD, FAPTA, was first awarded a Foundation for Physical Therapy award in 1989 to look at the effect of different sized lumbar supports on people with spinal cord injury. After completing his PhD, Shields [...]