The Saint Louis University Program in Physical Therapy in the Doisy College of Health Sciences is a graduate program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education. In the Jesuit traditions of the pursuit of truth, development of the whole person, and commitment to service and justice, our community – faculty, staff, and students – prepares doctors of physical therapy who provide reflective, person-centered care that is interprofessional and evidenced-based.
PT Faculty Member Joanne Wagner Earns $94,000 International Progressive Multiple Sclerosis Alliance Pilot Grant
Program in Physical Therapy faculty member Joanne Wagner, PT, PhD and Peter Feys, PT, PhD recently received a $94,000 International Progressive Multiple Sclerosis Alliance pilot grant to examine the feasibility of developing and maintaining an international data repository for rehabilitation outcomes in multiple sclerosis. The $94,876.99 grant will examine the barriers and facilitators of developing the data repository as well as stakeholder interest sharing data across the globe. The ultimate goal of repository is to improve standards in multiple sclerosis rehabilitation practice.
You can find out more about the pilot grant here or at http://msrehabrep.org.
The International Progressive Multiple Sclerosis Alliance is a global collaborative focused on finding solutions to progressive forms of MS. The alliance awarded 22 grants in nine countries with the goal of removing barriers in treatment for progressive MS. Visit http://www.progressivemsalliance.org/ for more information.