News and Events

Physical Therapy Program increases its U.S. News & World Report ranking

New rankings released by U.S. News & World Report saw the Physical Therapy rise to 13th (from a former ranking of 15th).

Dr. Donald Neumann receives fourth Fulbright award

Dr. Donald Neumann, professor of physical therapy, received an unprecedented fourth Fulbright award to teach kinesiology in Dublin, Ireland. He has previously received awards to teach in Lithuania, Hungary and Japan.

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Dr. Allison Hyngstrom receives $2.3 million NIH grant

Dr. Allison Hyngstrom, associate professor and chair of the Physical Therapy Department, received a $2.3 million R01 grant from the National Institutes of Health for stroke research.

The 5-year study will focus on ischemic conditioning and exercise training as it relates to stroke rehabilitation.


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Marquette PT Clinic: Phone (414) 288-1400

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Dr. Kristi Streeter receives $747,000 grant for spinal cord injury research
Dr. Kristi Streeter, assistant professor of physical therapy, received a $747,000 R00 grant from the National Institutes of Health for her study on neuromuscular plasticity following spinal cord injury.

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Neuro Recovery Clinic celebrates first anniversary
The Marquette Neuro Recovery Clinic - a first-in-the-state facility - opened its doors in May 2019, providing intensive and long-term services not available elsewhere in our current regional health care marketplace.

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Physical therapy faculty receive Wisconsin Physical Therapy Association awards
Dr. Tina Stoeckmann, clinical professor of physical therapy, received the WPTA Mentor Award, given to “an individual who has influenced and nurtured the development of PTs and/or PTAs in an outstanding or unique manner.”

Dr. Donald Neumann, professor of physical therapy, was inducted into the WPTA Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame award recognizes individuals who have made lifelong contributions to the physical therapy profession as a member of the WPTA.

Physical therapy faculty and staff members take leadership roles in state associations
Dr. Albojay Deacon, physical therapist in the Marquette Physical Therapy Clinic, was named director of the Wisconsin Physical Therapy Association.

Keith Owsley, clinical assistant professor of athletic training, was named president of the Wisconsin Athletic Training Association.