American Society of Neurorehabilitation spotlights 16th President: Dr. Catherine Lang

The American Society of Neurorehabilitation (ASNR) spotlights WashU Physical Therapy’s Dr. Catherine Lang, the Barbara J. Norton Professor of Physical Therapy, Professor of Neurology, and Professor of Occupational Therapy. Dr. Lang is the 16th President of the ASNR Executive Committee and was interviewed for their society blog. In the blog, Dr. Lang shares more about […]

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.

Open Faculty Positions

The Program in Physical Therapy is actively accepting applications for a number of faculty positions. Visit our Open Faculty Positions page to apply.

WUPT 2022 Combined Sections Meeting

CSM 2022 will be held February 2-5, 2022 in San Antonio, Texas. Below is a schedule of WUPT participation. Due to Washington University School of Medicine travel restrictions due to the current COVID surge, the Program in Physical Therapy will not be participating in this year’s conference. We look forward to seeing our alumni and […]

Moving Ahead Podcast Now Streaming

Moving Ahead is a new podcast that shares inspiring stories and highlights the latest from alumni, faculty and friends of the Program in Physical Therapy. Listen to the Moving Ahead podcast episodes » 

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 […]

Drs. Earhart and Ambler on Competency Based Curriculum in DPT Education

Learn more about Washington University’s Program in Physical Therapy’s transition from a traditional model of learning to a competency based model of learning on The Healthcare Education Transformation Podcast. Listen to Part OneListen to Part Two

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.

WUPT at 2020 Combined Sections Meeting

WUPT at Combined Sections MeetingCSM 2020: Denver, CO, February 12-15, 2020 Our 2020 Alumni Reception will be held at the Colorado Convention Center, Four Seasons Ballroom 2 + 3 on Friday, February 14 from 7PM-9PM. Washington University Program in Physical Therapy Presentations, Platforms and Posters: Pre-Conference Sessions TBA Thursday, February 13 Presenter Name: Kelly Shane […]

APTA Combined Sections Meeting

Several of our PTs will represent the Program at the APTA Combined Sections Meeting in Washington DC, January 23-26, 2019.  Learn More

Introduction to Lower Quarter Course – January 2019

Our Introduction to Lower Quarter Course will take place Saturday, January 19 – Monday, January 21, 2019 Registration will open on Monday, October 29th at 8:00am CST Please visit our MSI page for more information.

Congratulations to Gretchen Meyer, PhD

Congratulations to Gretchen Meyer, PhD, who has been named Associate Director of the Structure and Strength Core of the Musculoskeletal Research Center at Washington University School of Medicine.

WUPT at Combined Sections Meeting

Several of our PTs will represent the Program at the APTA Combined Sections Meeting in New Orleans on February 21-24, 2018.  Learn More

WUPT 75th Anniversary Celebration

Did you miss the 75th Anniversary Celebration or want to relive the weekend? Check out this page for a recap of the Anniversary Celebration, complete with pictures, presentations, videos and more!