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Richard Lee Gajdosik

Richard Lee Gajdosik, American physical therapist, educator. Grantee Foundation for Physical Therapy, 1986-1988, University Montana, since 1992, Murdock Charitable Trust Foundation, 1992. Active APTA, Missoula, since 1986. Member American Physical Therapy Association (board directors Montana chapter since 1986, chairman education and research committee since 1986, chairman newsletter committee 1979-1983, grantee 1986-1987), Sigma Xi.

Background

  • Gajdosik, Richard Lee was born on October 4, 1949 in Baltimore. Son of Leo Paul and Hazel Caroline (Ihle) Gajdosik.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy, University Kentucky, 1971. Master of Science in Human Anatomy, University Cincinnati, 1974. Doctor of Philosophy in Cell Biology and Anatomy, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1989.

    Career

    • Assistant director physical therapy Bethesda North Hospital, Montgomery, Ohio, 1971-1972. Director physical therapy Barrett General Hospital, Dillon, Montana, 1975-1976. Instructor, clinical supervisor University Montana, Missoula, 1976-1979, assistant professor, 1979-1980, 82-83, assistant professor, director physical therapy program, 1980-1982, associate professor, 1983-1988, associate professor, chairman, 1988-1992, professor, chairman, since 1992.

    Works

    • Contributor articles and book reviews to professional journals. Referee Physical Therapy Journal, since 1985, Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy, since 1989.

    Membership

    Active APTA, Missoula, since 1986. Member American Physical Therapy Association (board directors Montana chapter since 1986, chairman education and research committee since 1986, chairman newsletter committee 1979-1983, grantee 1986-1987), Sigma Xi.

    Personality

    Interests

    Running, telemark downhill skiing, international travel, gardening.

    Connections

    • Married Carol Elaine Giller, May 15, 1971. Children: Robyn Susanne, Kelly Caroline.
    • father: Leo Paul Gajdosik
    • mother: Hazel Caroline (Ihle) Gajdosik
    • spouse: Carol Elaine Giller
    • children: Robyn Susanne Gajdosik
    • Kelly Caroline Gajdosik
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    Born October 4, 1949
    (age 68)
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