As an alumnus of Columbia’s Physical Therapy program you are one of our most valuable resources. This section of our web site will be dedicated to promoting and fostering an ongoing relationship with our alumni by linking you to important happenings and events.
The faculty hopes your education at Columbia was rewarding and that you feel proud to be a part of the Columbia family. Your contributions on any level help us achieve our goals of continuing to educate and graduate students who will provide excellent standards of care. You can contribute by assisting in student recruitment, contribute financially, attending hosted continuing education courses or by simply keeping in touch.
The Columbia University Program in Physical Therapy now has a group on LinkedIn. The faculty is excited about this launch, which will allow you to submit and find information about your classmates. We invite you to join and keep in touch with personal and professional happenings, events, career changes, etc. We will keep you apprised of annual and special social events, continuing education offerings, etc.
New Doctor of Physical Therapy Learned Benefits of Program Long Before Graduation
Nashwa Khalil knew the benefits of physical therapy long before she enrolled in the doctor of physical therapy program at Columbia’s College of Physicians and Surgeons. She began physical therapy as an infant after a birth injury that limited range of motion, strength and mobility in her left arm. The therapy continued through elementary school and she continues to do recommended exercises.Read article
Healing the World With Laughter, Physical Therapy
If laughter is the best medicine, Mohamed Mohamed provides a double dose. The 24-year-old, who graduates this May from the College of Physicians and Surgeons
with a doctorate in physical therapy, has been raising money for humanitarian groups like UNICEF by performing at New York City comedy clubs .Read Article
CONTINUING EDUCATION COURSES
The Physical Therapy Program is approved by the New York State Department of Education, Office of the Professions, as a sponsor of continuing education for physical therapists and physical therapist assistants.
Tai Chi Fundamentals Program Professional Training Seminar, Levels 1 and 2
June 22-23, 2013
Prerequisite: None. Open to Beginners
This interactive seminar provides you with tools and skills to begin applying tai chi in your practice. The course teaches you, in a motor development progression, to perform basic movements of tai chi, and to apply tai chi as an assessment and intervention tool.
The course combines lecture, movement labs, qigong training and discussions on biomechanics, applications and documentation. This course qualifies as partial contact hours fulfillment for TCF Instructor Certification Levels One and Two.
**Full course and payment details available in brochure**
Fees: Full 2-day course $350, Columbia clinical instructors $300, Level 1 or 2 course (Saturday or Sunday only) $195
Recommended course materials: Order from www.taichihealth.com
$30 late fee and no refunds after June 10. If paying by credit card, we accept Visa and MasterCard only.
Click here to register on line and pay by credit card
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