History of the Department
  • 1961 – Physical Therapy was first introduced to our country by Prof. Dr. Ihsan Dogramaci who established the Department of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation linked to Ankara University, School of Nursing.
  • 1962 – Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation became a branch of Ankara University, School of Health Sciences.
  • 1963 – With the establishment of Hacettepe Medicine and Health Science Faculty of Ankara University, Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation continued to be a department of this faculty.
  • 1964 – According to the decision published in the official newspaper dated July 24, 1964, the department was named Ankara University, Hacettepe School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation.
  • 1967 – With the establishment of Hacettepe University, the School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation continued its activities linked to the presidency of the university.
  • 2007 – Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation became a department of Hacettepe University, Faculty of Health Sciences, which was established in 13 June 2007.
  • 2010 – Based on the decision of Higher Education Authorities, name of the department was changed into “Physiotherapy & Rehabilitation”.

Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation (c)