Upstate's Fulk named Worthingham Fellow of the American Physical Therapy Association
George D. Fulk, PT, PhD, professor and chair of the physical therapy education department in the College of Health Professions at Upstate Medical University, has been named a Catherine Worthingham Fellow of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA).
The Catherine Worthingham Fellow is the ATPA’s highest
Numerous nominations supporting Fulk’s fellowship spoke of his excellence in teaching, research and clinical care. An associate from Johns Hopkins wrote: “
Prior to joining Upstate in 2018, Fulk was associate dean of health sciences at Clarkson University, where he also served as a professor of physical therapy. He also held adjunct and faculty posts in physical therapy at Notre Dame College, Nova Southeastern University and the University of Massachusetts Lowell.
Fulk’s research, teaching and clinical expertise are in the areas of enhancing motor recovery and quality of life in people with neurological health conditions.
Fulk’s field of research has been focused on stroke rehabilitation and assessing the accuracy of
Fulk has been a licensed physical therapist for 25 years.
Fulk holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from Brandeis University, a master of science degree in physical therapy from the University of Massachusetts at Lowell, and