Washington University Program in Physical Therapy Named #1 by US News and World Report

We’re thrilled to announce that the Program in Physical Therapy has been named THE #1 Physical Therapy Program in the Country by US News and World Report. This prestigious recognition is a testament to the Program’s unwavering commitment to excellence in education, research, clinical practice, and diversity, equity and inclusion. “This ranking is very meaningful, […]

Historic Appointment at WashU PT: Catherine Lang Named Inaugural Barbara J. Norton Professor in Physical Therapy

Washington University School of Medicine’s Program in Physical Therapy is proud to announce a historic milestone with the appointment of Catherine Lang, PT, PhD, FAPTA, as the inaugural Barbara J. Norton Professor in Physical Therapy. This appointment marks the first endowed professorship in the entire history of WashU PT. The Barbara J. Norton Professorship in […]

WashU PT at 2024 CSM

Washington University Program in Physical Therapy is headed to CSM February 16-18, 2024. Our 2024 Alumni Reception will be in the Otis Room, located on the lobby level, at the Westin Boston Seaport Hotel, located across the street from the Boston Convention and Exposition Center. (425 Summer Street, Boston, MA 02210)on Friday, February 16 from 7:00 […]

In Remembrance: Kathleen Dixon, BS, PT, MEd

Kathleen K. Dixon, PT, BS, MEd, passed away on November 5th at the age of 90. She earned her degree in physical therapy from the Medical College of Virginia and a master’s degree in education from Johns Hopkins. Serving as the Chief Physical Therapist at Montebello Hospital in Baltimore, Kathleen also played a pivotal role […]

WUPT Receives APTA Minority Initiatives Award

This award recognizes PT programs that have successfully demonstrated ongoing initiatives to assist minority students for at least three consecutive years.

Stephanie Weyrauch PT15 to receive Alumni Achievement Award

An active member of the national physical therapy community, Stephanie has served on multiple national task forces for the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and actively lobbies for healthcare policy issues at the local, state, and national levels of government. Stephanie is a nationally sought-after speaker and consultant for topics on social media use, generational […]

6th Annual White Coat Ceremony

The Washington University Program in Physical Therapy Class of 2024 formally embarked on their journey as physical therapists at the 6th Annual White Coat Ceremony, held in the Eric P. Newman Center on the School of Medicine Campus. Dr. Steven Ambler, Division Director of Education, read the names of the 97 members of the newest […]