News & Events

News and Events

New Investigator Research Grant Awarded

Posted on 03/17/2021

Congratulations to the entire research team on “Prospective Evaluation of Running-Related Injury Disability in High School Cross Country Runners” for receiving the New Investigators Research Grant! This annual award of $10,000 supports clinical research projects of American Academy of Sports Physical Therapists (AASPT) members early in their career. This research study, conducted by Evan O. Nelson, […]

Christa Wille Receives 2021 New Horizon Award

Posted on 02/09/2021

Congratulations to Christa Wille, DPT, who received the 2021 New Horizon Award from the American Academy of Sports Physical Therapy. This award recognizes early career accomplishments in clinical practice, research, service, and education. Christa is currently a PhD student in Dr. Bryan Heiderscheit’s laboratory, focused on musculoskeletal injuries related to human movement, including hamstring strain injuries, […]

Bryan Heiderscheit Receives 2021 Career Excellence Award

Posted on 02/02/2021

Congratulations to Bryan Heiderscheit, PT, PhD, FATPA, who received the 2021 Career Excellence Award in Biomechanics Research from the Academy of Physical Therapy Research! This award recognizes career contributions to the field of biomechanics as evidenced by a substantial record of peer-reviewed publications, establishing an extramural funded research program, mentoring early career professionals in biomechanics, and […]

2021 Freedom of Movement Grant Recipients Announced

Posted on 01/13/2021

With the beginning of the new year, comes new research opportunities. The Department developed The Freedom of Movement Fund to support basic science, clinical and translational research efforts. For the first time, the Freedom of Movement Fund was able to fund more than one project! Our award recipients’ research focuses on the training conditions with […]

Dr. Scerpella Receives Slesinger Award for Excellence in Mentoring

Posted on 11/30/2020

The Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health is pleased to announce that Dr. Tamara Scerpella, Chief of the Division of Sports Medicine and Senior Vice Chair of Orthopedics, has received the 2020-21 Slesinger Award for Excellence in Mentoring. This award recognizes individuals who have gone above and […]