Chatham University

Doctor of Physical Therapy Program News & Events

News Highlights

  • Dr. Pat Downey, Dean of the School of Health Sciences;  Dr. Joe Schreiber promoted to Physical Therapy Program Director

    Effective July 1, 2014, Dr. Downey assumed her new position of Dean of the School of Health Sciences.  With these new changes, Chatham sets in motion the transformation that will create a stronger student experience, new faculty opportunities, and closer collaboration between Chatham's graduate and undergraduate program.  As part of this process, Dr. Schreiber was promoted to Director of Physical Therapy.   In November 2013, Dr. Schreiber was also re-elected to a second term as President of the Section on Pediatrics. 

  • American Physical Therapy Association Neurology Section Honors Dr. Sue Perry

    At the 2014 Combined Sections Meeting of the APTA, the Neurology Section honored Dr. Susan Perry with the "Service to the Section Award". The purpose of the award is to acknowledge and honor a member of the Neurology Section whose contributions to the Section have been of exceptional value. Dr. Perry has served on a variety of committees, planning teams and advisory groups for the past 17 years, including the elected position of Vice President 2006-2012. Chatham's PT program is very proud of the work she does for the profession

Events

GRAND ROUNDS:  Thursday, November 13, 2014 - Continental breakfast 7:00 a.m.; Programming 7:30-8:30 a.m.

CHATHAM UNIVERSITY - Mellon Board Room (Shadyside Campus)

One (1) Contact Hour of Continuing Education

"Differential Diagnosis in a Patient with Left Shoulder and Neck Pain."

Dr. Raj Sawhney, PT DPT MS OCS is a co-owner and SEO of Education of Allegheny Chesapeake Physical Therapy, as well as a staff therapist in their Eastside Office.  Dr. Sawhney earned a Doctorate of Physical Therapy at Chatham University and Master’s and Bachelor’s Degrees in Physical Therapy from the University of Pittsburgh.  He is recognized by the American Physical Therapy Association as a Board Certified Orthopaedic Specialist.  He serves on the board of directors for ACPT and the Redevelopment Authority for City of Butler. He was an adjunct faculty member of the Physical Therapy Department at the University of Pittsburgh and currently serves as an adjunct faculty member in the Physical Therapy Doctoral Program at Chatham University.  Dr. Sawhney is a faculty member of EZ Evidence, teaching evidence based continuing education classes for physical therapists, and has taught locally and nationally for the past three decades.  He maintains professional memberships with the American Physical Therapy Association and the Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Association.  Dr. Sawhney is an enthusiastic runner and enjoys most outdoor sports.  Clinically, he likes treating orthopeadic and sports related injuries.

Contact: Ellen Marziale - marziale@chatham.edu; 412-365-1409

PHYSICAL THERAPY GRAND ROUNDS

11/13/2014
7:00AM - 8:30PM

"Differential Diagnosis in a Patient with Shoulder and Neck Pain."

7:00 a.m. - Continental Breakfast
7:30 - 8:30 - Program

One (1) Hour of Continuing Education

Dr. Rajiv Sawhney, PT DPT, MS, OCS is a co-owner and SEO of Education at Allegheny Chesapeake Physical Therapy, as well as a staff therapist in their Eastside Office. Dr. Sawhney earned a Doctorate of Physical Therapy at Chatham University and Master’s and Bachelor’s Degrees in Physical Therapy from the University of Pittsburgh. He is recognized by the American Physical Therapy Association as a Board Certified Orthopaedic Specialist. He serves on the board of directors for ACPT and the Redevelopment Authority for City of Butler. He was an adjunct faculty member of the Physical Therapy Department at the University of Pittsburgh and currently serves as an adjunct faculty member in the Physical Therapy Doctoral Program at Chatham University. Dr. Sawhney is a faculty member of EZ Evidence, teaching evidence based continuing education classes for physical therapists, and has taught locally and nationally for the past three decades. He maintains professional memberships with the American Physical Therapy Association and the Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Association. Dr. Sawhney is an enthusiastic runner and enjoys most outdoor sports. Clinically, he likes treating orthopeadic and sports related injuries.