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A Leader in Education, Patient Care & Research

The Washington University Program in Physical Therapy advances human health through movement. We prepare tomorrow’s leaders to provide outstanding clinical care and enhance physical function, activity, and participation across the lifespan.

Educating the next
generation of movement experts

Improving health through movement

Advancing movement science through research


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The Human Movement System Approach

The Program in Physical Therapy has pioneered a unique, movement-based approach to physical therapy. The human movement system is at the core of our approach to physical therapy education, research and patient care.

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Now Accepting Applications for WUPT Faculty Position

We invite nominations and applications for a 12–month research faculty position at the Assistant, Associate or Full professor level. We seek innovative researchers who can contribute to the discovery, dissemination, and implementation of evidence in the broad field of movement science.

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