Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Physical Therapy & Human Movement Sciences

About Us

The department of Physical Therapy and Human Movement Sciences at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine is dedicated to educating doctors of physical therapy and movement scientists in an academic medical environment that integrates research, education, and clinical care. Our goal is to promote optimal health outcomes for our patients and society through the advancement of rehabilitation science and practice. The department, ranked among the top 10 U.S. physical therapy schools by U.S. News & World Report, is the oldest physical therapy program in the U.S. and has garnered a global reputation for:

All that we do in our department is focused on living our mission

We invite you to learn more about our department via the links below.

Safe and Healthy Learning Environment

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine believes that an effective learning environment is one in which all involved are treated with respect. Discover how we foster a safe and healthy learning environment and connect with student support resources.

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The Department of Physical Therapy and Human Movement Sciences welcomes your interest in our department and programs. Please submit a request for information.

Feedback

PTHMS values feedback and complaints that relate to its curriculum, students, faculty, and graduates from individuals or organizations outside the University. We strive to respond in an efficient and effective manner. To file a complaint with The Department of Physical Therapy and Human Movement Sciences, you may email the Chair, Julius P.A. Dewald, PT, PhD. You will receive a response within 2-3 days.