AOPT funds musculoskeletal pain study led by Alappattu, Bishop

Photo of Meryl Alappattu and Mark Bishop

Congratulations to PIs Meryl Alappattu, DPT, PhD, research assistant professor, and Mark Bishop, PT, PhD, FAPTA, associate professor and director of the UF Doctor of Physical Therapy program, for receiving funding from the Academy of Orthopaedic Physical Therapy.

Alongside co-investigators Nichole Stetten, PhD, MPH, CPH, research assistant professor in UF Occupational Therapy, and Harvey Chim, MD, FACS, associate professor in the division of plastic and reconstructive surgery in the UF College of Medicine, the grant will support their study titled, “Underserved and undertreated: musculoskeletal pain and dysfunction following gender affirmation surgery,” which is in alignment with the AOPT diversity, equity and inclusion strategic initiative.

Amazing work, team!