About Us

We pride ourselves on the innovations and great leaders and clinicians who have emerged from our school over nine decades."

— Jules Dewald, PT, PhD


PTHMS Mission Statement

In our academic medical environment, we prioritize the discovery and integration of new knowledge with education and clinical practice. We are committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion. We educate and train the next generation of physical therapists and scientists who will advance professional practice and movement sciences to promote wellness and optimal health outcomes for the patient, the community, and society.


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Our History

As the oldest physical therapy school in the United States, we have a distinguished history that illuminates and inspires our current pursuit of excellence.

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