Fellowships

CoHSTAR Post-Doctoral and Faculty Fellowship Opportunities

Application Submission Deadline: February 15, 2019

Click on the links below to view CoHSTAR Fellowship opportunities.

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NEW OPPORTUNITY OPENING

  • Full time, postdoctoral fellowship trainee opportunities (1 or 2 years) are available at the three participating institutions. Trainees may focus their activities on a unique research focus area, or they may craft an individual experience that involves activities at two or three sites.
  • Part time, faculty fellowship opportunities (1 or 2 years) are available at our three participating institutions. Faculty fellows will retain their faculty appointments at their home institutions, while utilizing CoHSTAR support to maximize their protected time for research activities.  Research fellows will be paired with a CoHSTAR site and faculty mentor or mentoring team.
  • Part time, faculty fellowship at naviHealth for 12 months is available. This opportunity may be extended to 18 months if agreeable to all parties. Selected faculty fellows will retain faculty appointments at their home institutions, while utilizing CoHSTAR support to maximize protected time to engage in research activities as a naviHealth Faculty Fellow. Fellows will be paired with a CoHSTAR faculty mentor and a naviHealth mentoring team.
  • A new post-doctoral fellowship at Vanderbilt University Medical Center funded jointly with the Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation is now available. This postdoctoral fellowship will be focused on applied experience with large pragmatic trials and supporting the analysis of registry and trial data, particularly in regard to spine surgery and associated outcomes. The fellowship position is for 2 years (contingent on funding and satisfactory performance). 

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Faculty Fellows

MiddletonAddie Middleton, PT, PhD

Dates of Fellowship: 7/1/17- 6/30/18

Dr. Addie Middleton is currently an Assistant Professor in the Division of Physical Therapy at the Medical University of South Carolina. During her time as a CoHSTAR Faculty Fellow, Dr. Middleton will work with Dr. Kelley Fitzgerald and Dr. Joel Stevans at the University of Pittsburgh.

 

Anne head shot picAnne Thackeray, MPH, PhD

Dates of fellowship: 6/1/17- 5/31/18

Dr. Anne Thackeray is currently a Research Assistant Professor in Physical Therapy & Athletic Training at the University of Utah. During her time as a CoHSTAR Faculty Fellow, Dr. Thackeray will work with Dr. Jennifer Brach at the University of Pittsburgh and Dr. Rachel Hess at the University of Utah.

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Jake Magel, PT, DSc, PhD

Dates of Fellowship: 9/1/17- 8/31/18

Dr. Jake Magel is currently a Research Assistant Professor in Physical Therapy and Athletic Training at the University of Utah. During his time as a CoHSTAR Faculty Fellow, Dr. Magel will work with Dr. Janet Freburger at the University of Pittsburgh.

 

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Adam Goode, PT, DPT, PhD

Dates of fellowship: 11/1/2015-6/30/17

Dr. Adam Goode is an epidemiologist, physical therapist, and Associate Professor at Duke University. During his tenure as CoHSTAR’s first Faculty Fellow, Dr. Goode will work with Drs. Delitto and Fitzgerald at the University of Pittsburgh.

 

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Daniel Pinto, PT, DPT, PhD, OCS, FAAOMPT

Dates of fellowship: 9/1/16-8/30/17

Dr. Dan Pinto is an Assistant Professor at Northwestern University in the Physical Therapy and Human Movement Sciences department. During his time as a CoHSTAR Faculty Fellow, Dr. Pinto with work with Dr. Thomas Trikalinos at Brown University.

Meghan_WarrenMeghan Warren, PT, MPH, PhD

Dates of fellowship: 8/15/16-8/14/17

Dr. Warren is an Associate Professor for the Program in Physical Therapy at Northern Arizona University. During her tenure as a CoHSTAR Faculty Fellow, she will be working with Dr. Theresa Shireman at Brown University.

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 Daniel Young, PT, DPT, PhD

Dates of fellowship: 6/28/16-12/30/17

Dr. Young is an Associate Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy School of Allied Health Sciences, Division of Health Sciences at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. During his time as a CoHSTAR Faculty Fellow, he will be working with Dr. Alan Jette at Boston University.

Postdoctoral Fellows

CoylePeter Coyle, PT, DPT, PhD

Dates of Fellowship: 6/12/17- 6/11/19

Peter Coyle is currently a postdoctoral scholar at the University of Pittsburgh, and serves as a Research Physical Therapist for Dr. Jennifer Brach at the University of Pittsburgh. During his time as a CoHSTAR Faculty Fellow, Dr. Coyle will work with Drs. Jennifer Brach, Janet Freburger, and Anthony Delitto at the University of Pittsburgh.

 

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Catherine Schmidt, PT,DPT, PhD

Dates of fellowship: 10/3/16-9/30/18

Catherine received her PhD in Rehabilitation Sciences from the MGH Institute for Health Professions. During her time as a CoHSTAR Postdoctoral Fellow, she will be working with Dr. Vince Mor at Brown University.

 

Interview with Linda Resnik and Adam Goode at CSM 2016