Physical therapy is a rewarding profession that is rapidly growing. The U.S. Dept. of Labor predicts that the U.S. will need 39% more physical therapists by 2020. Consider giving to the USciences Doctor of Physical Therapy program. Your donations will be used to support growth and development of students and our Program in an effort to mold our students into effective movement specialists.
Fundraising Initiatives Below:
Neurological Pro Bono Clinic - Goal $1,000
This faculty-student clinic provides free physical therapy services to people with neurological disorders. Monies will be used to purchase software to quantify thinking deficits as well as allowances to train students to be certified to lead a low intensity exercise program with mental retraining.
Costa Rica Mission Travel Fund - Goal $2,000
This is an international and interprofessional faculty-student trip to Costa Rica to provide rehabilitation services to those in need. Students are exposed to healthcare in a different culture and get to work collaboratively with other disciplines to improve the health of those in need. This fund supports student travel expenses.
Student Clinical Education - Goal $2,000
This fund will support student development such as monies for professional conferences and funds to support travel/housing for clinical rotations.
Physical Therapy General Fund - Goal $5,000
The Physical Therapy General Fund will support student and faculty initiatives that are aligned with the mission of the Department. Monies will be used for student and faculty activities, research, and development.