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Introduction to Medical Genomics, Regenerative Medicine, & the Role of the PT
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When: Monday, June 3, 2019
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Webinar
United States
Presenter: Andrew T. Yannaccone, PT, PhD
Contact: (609) 208-0200

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APTANJ Webinar

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM



Members: $30

Non-members: $75



Introduction to Medical Genomics, Regenerative Medicine, & the Role of the PT 

presented by Andrew T. Yannaccone, PT, PhD

(2 CEs)

This presentation will provide an overview of human genetics, genomics, and regenerative medicine appropriate for the contemporary practicing physical therapist, including definitions of commonly encountered terms and concepts.

By the end of this program participants will be able to:
  -Describe the role of genetics in common disorders encountered by the physical therapist
  -Define “regenerative medicine”
  -Identify genomic/genetic resources for clients
  -Describe privacy and confidentiality issues in releasing genetic information to others

Link to participate will be emailed to registrants prior to presentation date.

This presentation is offered as a live event only.





Andrew T. Yannaccone, PT, PhD

Dr. Yannaccone received his bachelor of science in Health Science and master of science in Physical Therapy degrees from College Misericordia (now Misericordia University), located in Dallas, Pennsylvania in 2002. After nearly five years of full-time practice in the acute and home health care settings, Dr. Yannaccone returned to graduate school, earning a PhD in Physiology from the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine in Richmond, Virginia in 2012. Dr. Yannaccone joined Temple University’s Department of Physical Therapy as an Assistant Professor of Instruction in early 2012 and currently teaches in all three years of the entry-level Doctor of Physical Therapy program. Dr. Yannaccone’s research interests include genomic medicine, metabolic syndrome, hypertension, and cardiovascular disease. Dr. Yannaccone continues to practice in the acute and sub-acute health care settings on a per diem basis.



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